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CalArts Special Collections & Institute Archives

 

The CalArts Library’s Special Collections & Institute Archives department houses collections of rare and unique materials of enduring cultural and historical value in support of research and art making by scholars, artists, students, and the general public. Special Collections and the Institute Archives are located in the library, on the 2nd floor of CalArts' Main Building.

Requests, Viewing Hours, and Contact

INSTITUTE ARCHIVES

  • Search our collections. 
  • Need to know if we have something in our archives? Want to view archival materials? Need research help?
  • Request digitized copies of materials.
  • We also provide archival research instruction sessions (hands-on, collection-based learning experiences). Please email kcarbone@calarts.edu.

Please allow 7-10 days for the processing of all requests.


SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

All materials in Special Collections are cataloged and may be found by searching the CalArts Library Catalog.

To view items from Special Collections, please fill out the request form.  Special Collections materials do not circulate and must be viewed in the Special Collections and Institute Archives Reading Room. 


 

 

 SPECIAL COLLECTIONS and INSTITUTE ARCHIVES VIEWING HOURS

Viewing is by appointment only and availability can widely vary. Please plan visits well in advance.

Monday-Friday (September-May)

Monday-Thursday (May-August)

9:30am-4:00pm


Kathy Carbone, Institute Archivist
libraryarchive@calarts.edu

Susan Lowenberg, Special Collections Manager
susan@calarts.edu

CalArts Library
24700 McBean Pkwy
Valencia, CA 91355
661.253.7889

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