Located on the lower level of the Delaware Art Museum, the Helen Farr Sloan Library & Archives houses over 30,000 volumes. 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.
- Online Catalog
- Special Collections
- Manuscript Collections
- Institutional Archives
- Rules of Use
- 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:
Painting (Whitechapel Documents of Contemporary Art): $15.00
The First Pop Age: Painting and Subjectivity in the Art of Hamilton, Lichtenstein, Warhol, Richter, and Ruscha: $20.00
Realism, Writing, Disfiguration: On Thomas Eakins and Stephen Crane: $30.00
Playing It Straight: Art and Humor in the Gilded Age: $45.00
John Singer Sargent: The Early Portraits (The Complete Paintings, Volume I): $50.00
The Oxford Companion to the Book: $300.00
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.
Click here to learn more about the Delaware Art Museum Membership program.
For more information, please contact:
Direct line: 302.351.8540