Kenneth and Nancy Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library

Library visitors are responsible for being abreast of and adhering to the university’s visitor guidance and protocols available on the WashU Together: COVID-19 Response, including self-screening with the visitor screening tool.

See our article on the Expanded Operations Plans for Fall 2021 and the Library Hours page for more information. Reach out to the Art & Architecture Library by phone at (314) 935-5268 or via email (artarch@wumail.wustl.edu) with any questions.

Visit our Remote Resources and Guidance page for details about how to access our extensive remote services and additional digital content available during this time. Visit our COVID-19 Updates and Resources page for further details.

Its valuable print holdings and the access it provides to all the major art and architecture databases make the Kenneth and Nancy Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library the best of its kind in the region.

Quick Links

Architecture Research Guide

A guide to research in architecture.

Art & Design Research Guide

A guide to research in art and design.

Art History

A guide to research in art history.

Art Special Collections

Art Special Collections viewing hours are Monday through Friday, 10 am – 4 pm.

Art Special Collections is a 3,600 volume collection of rare and unique art and design printed materials located at the Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library. The main focus is illustrated books, prints, and photographs from the 18th and 19th centuries.

Students have access to these primary sources as part of their curriculum. This collection continues to grow based upon the teaching and research needs of the Department of Art History & Archaeology and Sam Fox School faculty.

Our Staff

Directions to the Art & Architecture Library

Kemper Art Museum
Ground Floor
Phone: (314) 935-5268
artarch@wumail.wustl.edu
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