Local Art Libraries

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Looking for inspiration? Check out the amazing collections at these local universities’ art libraries! All library materials may be used on-site by the public, even if you aren’t affiliated, and all libraries offer paid community borrower cards if you want to check items out.

Sloane Art Library, UNC Chapel Hill

Gregg Museum Library, NC State University

Lyons Design Library, NC Central University

Lilly Library, Duke University

Art Reference Library, North Carolina Museum of Art

Also, read and/or download Lizard Ramone in Hot Pursuit: A Guide to Archives for Artists and Makers by Jeremy Ferris for an entertaining and instructive look at how artists can take advantage of the resources offered by these academic libraries and archives.