Clarence Ward Art Library

Art Library
Rows of books dedicated to the history and techniques of all forms of art, behind a decorative plinth.
Photo credit: William Rieter

A visual feast for those who love art and the creative process, the Clarence Ward Art Library has more than 110,000 books, exhibition catalogs, and bound periodicals, as well as about 250 journals.

The collection covers architecture, painting, sculpture, prints and drawings, new media, photography, and the decorative arts. Specialties include in-depth coverage of Western European, Chinese, Japanese, and American art.