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Book Arts

SMFA Library Artists' and Rare Book Collection

Laura Davidson, Fort Point Flora and Fauna, 2003
SMFA Library Artists' Book Collection
Image courtesy of the Artists' Books at MassArt collection 


The SMFA Library, the fine arts branch of the Tisch Library, has a growing collection of artists' and rare books. To access the collection, make an appointment with an SMFA Library staff member. Viewing times are available between 9 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday.

Please note the following requirements for viewing our Artists' and Rare Books:

  • Collections are in-library use only and require supervision by the library staff.
  • Hands must be clean and free of lotion or other moisturizing products.
  • No food or drink is permitted when viewing the collections.
  • Use pencil only if taking notes.


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Carrie Salazar
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