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Kenneth and Nancy Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library

An interior photo of the Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library taken from the second floor.

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.

For general inquiries or appointments, please reach out to Kenneth and Nancy Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library staff by phone at (314) 935-5268 or via email (artarch@wumail.wustl.edu) for arrangements.

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 Research Guide

A guide to research in art history.

Art Special Collections

Art Special Collections are available until one hour before closing. Please check the Hours page for Library opening times.

Art Special Collections is a 4,200-volume collection of rare and unique art and design printed materials at the Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library. 

This collection continues to grow based on the teaching and research needs of the Department of Art History & Archaeology and Sam Fox School faculty.

Art & Architecture Exhibition Display Cases

Exhibitors must reserve exhibition space well in advance of a desired exhibition date. Exhibition spaces are granted on a first-come basis. Priority will be given to students, faculty, and staff associated with the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts or the Department of Art History and Archaeology. 

For more information on exhibitor responsibilities, rights, and restrictions, and to make case reservations, please visit the Art & Architecture Display Cases Reservation page. 

The Kaal Exhibition on display in the Art & Architecture Library case.

Our Staff

  • Jenny Atkins, Art (Studio Arts) and Architecture Librarian

    Contact

    Department
    Kenneth and Nancy Kranzberg Art and Architecture Library
    Name
    Jennifer Akins
    Job Title
    Subject Librarian Art & Architecture
    Phone Number
    (314) 935-4377
    Make Appointment
    Make an Appointment
  • Staff photo of 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
    Make Appointment
    Make an Appointment

Directions to the Art & Architecture Library