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Bowes Art & Architecture Library Updates during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Request materials from the Bowes Art & Architecture Library via SearchWorks for pick up in Green Library. This service is available to the following current Stanford ID cardholders: undergraduate students, graduate students, post-docs, professors (including emeriti), staff, fellows, and Stanford visiting scholars. The Bowes Art & Architecture Library remains closed to onsite visits.

Art Library Locked Stacks materials are available to request online for use in the Green Library Special Collections Department. Access to Special Collections is by appointment only, restricted to the following Stanford ID cardholders: Stanford professors (including emeriti), post-docs, graduate students, fellows, and Stanford visiting scholars. You must first request materials in SearchWorks. Once your materials arrive, you will be able to schedule an appointment to visit the Special Collections reading room in Green Library.


Untitled, watercolor on paper, 1997.

Announcing the Archive of Visual Artist Clinton Hill

August 26, 2019
by D. Vanessa Kam

The Bowes Art & Architecture Library and the Department of Special Collections, Stanford Libraries, are pleased to announce the acquisition of the archive of visual artist Clinton Hill (1922–2003). 

New ebooks and streaming video in the visual arts

[Fitzroy, Vic.] : ArtFilms Digital
Stanford Libraries » Online resource » eResource
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New feature! Staff pick of the month. Check out Museums at Home, a Cantor website for enjoying the Cantor and Anderson collections from home.