Located on the lower level of the Delaware Art Museum, the Helen Farr Sloan Library & Archives houses over 38,000 volumes and 2,000 linear feet of archives. This non-circulating research collection includes monographs, exhibition catalogs, periodicals, reference works, and extensive vertical files relating to individual artists. The scope of the Helen Farr Sloan Library & Archives reflects the Delaware Art Museum’s permanent collection.
- Digital Collections
- Library Catalog
- Library Exhibitions
- Special Collections
- Manuscript Collections
- Institutional Archives
- Reference Services
The Library is open by appointment to visitors Wednesday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. To schedule an appointment or submit an information request, please call 302.351.8540 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
ADOPT A BOOK FOR OUR LIBRARY
The Museum’s Helen Farr Sloan Library & Archives is asking supporters to sponsor books for adoption. Donors who pay the cost of a book will be identified with a bookplate. The following titles are available for adoption:
The Gilded Age in New York, 1870-1910: $24.00
Whitechapel Documents of Contemporary Art: Animals: $24.95
Beauty’s Awakening: Drawings by the Pre-Raphaelites and Their Contemporaries from the Lanigan Collection: $39.00
John Singer Sargent, Complete Paintings, Volume 5: Figures and Landscapes, 1883-1899: $54.00
American Artists’ Materials, Volume II: A Guide to Stretchers, Panels, Millboards and Stencil Marks: $100.00
The Correspondence of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Volume 1: 1835-1854: $120.00
The Correspondence of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Volume 2: 1855-1862: $140.00
The Correspondence of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Volume 3: 1863-1867: $170.00
To sponsor a contribution to the Helen Farr Sloan Library & Archives, please send a check, made payable to the Delaware Art Museum, along with the book’s title to:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE 19806
NEW OPPORTUNITY: BE A FRIEND OF THE LIBRARY
Show your support of the Helen Farr Sloan Library & Archives by adding Friend of the Library status to your Delaware Art Museum Membership. For an additional $20 each year, you’ll receive exclusive invitations to Library events and hear about special Library activities.
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For more information, please contact:
Direct line: 302.351.8540