The Art Library is one of Scandinavia's largest specialist libraries on art, photography and design. The library is a shared resource for staff and researchers at Nationalmuseum and Moderna Museet and is also open to the public.
Visit the library
You are free to visit the library without registration or appointment, but, even so, we recommend that you contact us in advance. Large parts of the library collections are held in stacks outside the library premises and items held there are collected twice a week (Tuesdays and Thursdays).
Tuesday–Thursday 13:00–17:00 (except public holidays)
Closed 15 December–8 January 2024
Holmamiralens väg 2, Skeppsholmen, Stockholm.
You are welcome to e-mail us at email@example.com
Telephone: +46 8 5195 4352 (during opening hours)
About the Art Library
The Art Library collection reflects the art collections and activities of Nationalmuseum and Moderna Museet and the material primarily covers the period from the Renaissance to the present day. A large part of the library’s collection comprises artist monographs, catalogues of art collections, and auction and exhibition catalogues. The library also has a large collection of press clippings.
Much of the collection is in storage and items are collected from the stocks on request. To make sure items are available when you visit the library, please make your request in advance.
You can also visit the Archives of Nationalmuseum when the library is open.
The Library Catalogue
Search our large collection of books, journals, and catalogues in our library catalogue online.
Go to catalogue.
Treasures from the Archives and Art Library
The art library’s and the archives’ collections of literature, magazines, letters, news clips, records and much more contain many exiting treasures. Check out a small selection.
PO Box 16176
SE-103 24 STOCKHOLM
Parcel Post Address
Holmamiralens väg 2
SE-111 49 STOCKHOLM