Current Hours: Summer schedule (May 17 - September 1, 2014)
|Monday-Friday||9:00am to 4:45pm|
Holidays: May 26, July 4, Sept. 1
Kohler Art Library Home
- Popped Architecture is the new Art Library exhibition, running from June 23 to September 21, 2014. On view are thirteen specimens of pop-up books on the theme of architecture. Both building exteriors and cutaway views of interiors are featured in these dynamic works by paper engineers Lothar Meggendorfer, Keith Moseley, Iain Smyth, and others.
- "Compendium," the catalog of the 2012 Art Department faculty exhibition at the Chazen Museum, is now available online.
- See a new research guide for Arts Administration.
- If you associate summer solstice with StoneHenge, check out The Most Notable Antiquity of Great Britain... (1725) within the Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture.
- The recent George Clooney film, The Monuments Men, was inspired by actual wartime experiences of those who sought to protect cultural treasures during World War II. The Art Library has produced a guide to additional reading: Art looting, destruction, and protection during World War II.
- See our guide if you need help in Identifying Period Styles (for architecture and interiors)
- Fifteen Japanese illustrated books from the late Edo period are available for viewing online within the Arts Collection created by the UW Digital Collections Center. The Japanese books are owned by Kohler Art Library.
- Kohler Art Library books are included in the full text Google Book Project. Approximately 6,000 books were digitized to expand access to these important art-related historical materials.
- Interested in the book arts? See the library's Artists’ Book Collection database, an illustrated, descriptive index to over 760 artists’ books located in the Kohler Art Library. Users can search by artist, title, press, book structure, binding, subject, or contributor roles.