Recent Updates

Following revised University operations, the Libraries will extend winter break hours through January 29 at all Danforth Campus locations. Please see the Library Hours page and New Libraries Hours for January 2022 article for information.

Duo EZproxy authentication was added for Libraries e-resources. See the Duo Authentication for Libraries Resources article for more details.

Kenneth and Nancy Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library

Please contact the Art & Architecture Library before Tuesday, December 21, to make an appointment during the staff-only hours from December 28-30, 2021

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 are available until one hour before close. Please check the Hours page for Library opening times.

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

  • Staff photo for Rina Vecchiola.

    Contact

    Department
    Kenneth and Nancy Kranzberg Art and Architecture Library
    Name
    Rina Vecchiola
    Job Title
    Head of Distributed and Departmental Libraries; Art & Architecture Librarian
    Phone Number
    (314) 935-7658
  • Contact

    Department
    Kenneth and Nancy Kranzberg Art and Architecture Library
    Name
    James Gardner
    Job Title
    Art and Architecture Library Associate
    Phone Number
    (314) 935-4315

Directions to the Art & Architecture Library

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