Art Resource Center (ARC)
The hours at the ARC change every semester according to staff availability. There may be unexpected and early closings.
Spring & Fall
Monday - Thursday
9am - 7pm
9am - 5pm
Saturday & Sunday
Fourth of July
The ARC is located on the 3rd floor (Room 307) of 34 Stuyvesant Street across from the Department of Art and Art Professions administrative offices.
- Image Collection
The ARC houses an image collection of slides and a growing collection of digital images covering the full spectrum of western art and specializing in international contemporary art.
The slides are lent under the expressed condition that they will be used for teaching and study purposes only. The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, US Code) governs the making of copies of copyrighted material. Neither the Department of Art & Art Professions nor the Art Resource Center owns the copyright to any of the materials in the collection. The person using this material is liable for any copyright infringement.
Department Faculty and Graduate students working as Graduate Student Employees
When borrowing slides, all faculty must replace slides in the drawers with their yellow faculty name cards and complete the sign out form. New faculty can get their yellow name cards by contacting Jonah Groeneboer.
Graduate Students and Undergraduate Students
When borrowing slides, all students must replace slides in the drawers with the blue student name cards and complete the sign out form. A photocopy of the NYU ID card will be made for the ARC records.
Non-Department Faculty, Gallatin Professors, Department Alumni
Due to the high demand for slides by department faculty, use by other individuals is extremely limited.
Slides may be borrowed prior to class presentation and need to be returned after class.
Slides may be placed on reserve up to 7 days prior to class presentation.
Returning Slides after the ARC Closes
A drop-off box is located on the wall outside the ARC’s door to return slides after hours.
Carousels are very limited must be returned after class presentations.
Equipment (Audio/Visual) for Class Presentation
To request Audio Visual equipment (Campus Media requests), please contact Vonetta Moses, Administrative Secretary, at 212.998.5700. Request forms must be faxed at least 2 business days prior to the event or class. Forms are available at the Campus Media web site or at the Department of Art and Art Professions office, Barney Building, Third Floor.
- Text Collection
The ARC’s text collection consists of books, magazines and contemporary artist files that are available to faculty and students for on-site research into art historical, critical theory or visual culture topics.
- Computers at ARC
Two computers with Mac OS X, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Explorer and Safari are available in the ARC for faculty, staff, students and alumni use. A black and white printer is also available.
- NYU Libraries
The Elmer Holmes Bobst Library and Avery Fisher Media Center
70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, 212.998.2505
For art related questions contact: Tom McNulty, Librarian for Art, Architecture, Design, and Museum Studies, 212.998.2519
The Stephen Chan Library of Fine Arts
The Institute of Fine Arts (Duke House)
1 East 78th Street, New York, NY 10021, 212.992.5825
The Conservation Center Library
The Institute of Fine Arts (Chan House)
14 East 78th Street, New York, NY 10021, 212.992.5854
- Non-NYU Affiliated and Consortium Libraries
NYU students and faculty have access and borrowing privileges at the following non-NYU libraries.
Cooper Union Library
7 East 7th Street, New York, NY 10003, 212.353.4186
New School University Fogelman Library
65 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10003, 212.229.5307
New York Historical Society
2 West 77th Street, New York, NY 10024, 212.873.3400
New York School of Interior Design Library
170 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, 212.472.1500
Parsons School of Design Gimbel Library
2 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011, 212.229.8914
- Additional Art, Film/Video Libraries and Archives
American Craft Council
72 Spring Street, New York, NY 10012, 212.274.0630
Anthology Film Archives
32 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10003, 212.505.5181
Brooklyn Museum of Art
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238, 718.638.5000
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Doris and Henry Dreyfuss Memorial Study Center
2 East 91st Street, New York, NY 10128, 212.849.8355
Electronic Arts Intermix
542 West 22nd Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10011, 212.337.0680
Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)
7th Avenue, New York, NY 10001, 212.760.7590
Frick Art Reference Library
10 East 71st Street, New York, NY 10021, 212.288.8700
Grolier Club Library
47 East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022, 212.838.6690
Hispanic Society of America Library
613 West 155th Street, New York, NY 10032, 212.926.2234
International Center of Photography Library
1130 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10128, 212.860.1787
512 West 19th Street, New York, NY 10011, 212.255.5793
M. Knoedler & Co.
Art Reference Library
19 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, 212.794.0567
Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street, New York, NY 10028
Municipal Art Society
Information Exchange/Greenacre Reference Resource
457 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022, 212.935.3960
Museum of Modern Art Library and Film Study Center
11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019, 212.708.9400
Museum of Television and Radio
25 West 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019, 212.621.6600
New Museum Of Contemporary Art (temporary location)
210 11th Avenue, New York 10001, 212.219.1222
New York Public Library
Humanities and Social Sciences Library
455 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016, 212.930.0830
NY Public Library Picture Collection, 212.340.0878
NY Public Library Donnell Media Center, 20 West 53rd Street
Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture, 135th Street, 212.491.2200
Pierpont Morgan Library
29 East 36th Street, New York, NY 10016, 212.685.0008
Queens Borough Public Library
Central Library, Fine Art & Recreation
89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica, Queens, NY 11432, 718.990.0755
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Library
1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128, 212.423.3830
- Professional Development
The ARC provides professional development information for artists, academics and art administrators.
Websites with Jobs and Opportunities in the Arts:
American Association of Museums/AVISO
Search for jobs under careers
American Federation of Arts (AFA)
The American Federation of Arts (AFA) initiates and organizes art exhibitions and provides educational and professional programs in collaboration with the museum community.
Americans for the Arts
Americans for the Arts is dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts.
Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS)
The ARLIS/NA JobNet lists vacancy announcements for art librarians, visual resources professionals, and related positions.
Art Forum Classifieds
artSource, Artist’s Resource Center, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
artSource is an online index of current and upcoming arts-related employment, internships, grants, residencies, exhibitions, public art commissions, and community resources.
ArtsJournal is a weekday digest of some of the best arts and cultural journalism in the English-speaking world. ArtsJournal also has a classifieds section.
Asian American Arts Alliance
Asian American Arts Alliance is dedicated to strengthening Asian American arts & cultural groups in NYC through funding, visibility initiatives, and access to new resources.
Association of Hispanic Arts (AHA)
The Association of Hispanic Arts, Inc. (AHA) is dedicated to the advancement of Latino arts, artists and arts organizations as an integral part of the cultural life of the nation. AHA's on-line Directory of Latino Arts Organizations provides thousands of Latino arts and cultural groups in communities throughout the USA.
Bronx Council on the Arts
The Bronx Council on the Arts houses Grants Tomb, a small database of grants, fellowships, residencies, and professional development information to help artists find the financial resources and support to realize their creative vision. The BRIO Award (Bronx Recognizes Its Own) supports artists creating work in the literary, media, performing, and visual arts. The Longwood Arts Project supports emerging artists from underrepresented groups such as people of color and women.
Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC)
BAC is a service organization dedicated to helping artists, arts organizations, and community groups promote and sustain the arts. The BAC’s Online Artist Registry is a free listing of Brooklyn literary, performing and visual artists.
BRIC/Brooklyn Information and Culture
BRIC/Brooklyn Information and Culture presents arts, media and educational programs reflective of Brooklyn's diverse communities. The Rotunda Gallery presents contemporary art, public events and an innovative arts education program. The Rotunda Gallery’s Artist Registry is a slide file and a computerized database open to artists who were born in, live in, work in, or have a studio in the borough of Brooklyn.
Chronicle of Higher Education
Chronicle Careers provides jobs from Higher Education Institutions and Practical guidance with CV's, resumes, and cover letters.
For opportunities search the directory of grants and fellowships by subject and/or deadline.
College Art Association
For jobs search under career center (with CAA individual membership)
For opportunities search under opportunities
Council on the Arts & Humanities of Staten Island (COAHSI)
The Council on the Arts & Humanities for Staten Island is to develops and promotes the arts, cultural and humanities activities on Staten Island. COAHSI Grants are funds made available for art projects and programming of excellence and cultural significance.
Craig’s list New York
Lists art, media and design job openings. Also, lists studio spaces available in the Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Staten Island, New Jersey, Long Island and Westchester area.
e-flux and Art & Education
e-flux (electronic flux corporation) is a New York-based information bureau dedicated to world wide distribution of information for contemporary visual arts institutions via the Internet. Art&Education is an e-mail press release service announcing significant cultural events at universities worldwide as well as academic employment positions available in the visual arts.
Estate Projects for Artists with AIDS
The Estate Projects for Artists with AIDS provides practical estate planning advice to all artists, especially those living with HIV/AIDS. The National Registry is a memorial to artists lost to AIDS, a tool for researchers and students, and a gateway to some of the most interesting and important cultural expression of the last 20 years.
Find Art information bank provides a list of opportunities, jobs and events for artists. Subscribe to Find Art.
Foundation Center (RFP Bulletin and Job Corner)
Job Corner provides a free listings of current full-time job openings at U.S. based foundations, grantmaking public charities, corporate grantmaking programs, and nonprofit organizations. Subscribe to the job corner alert.
RFP (Request for Proposals) Bulletin provides a brief overview of a current funding opportunity offered by a foundation or other grantmaking organization. Subscribe to the RFP Bulletin.
Idealist (Action without Borders)
Search over 48,000 nonprofit and community organizations in 165 countries, which you can search or browse by name, location or mission. Find thousands of volunteer opportunities in your community and around the world, and a list of organizations that can help you volunteer abroad. Find the Nonprofit Career Center, with hundreds of job and internship listings.
National Endowment for the Arts
The National Endowment for the Arts is a public agency dedicated to supporting excellence in the arts, bringing the arts to all Americans; and providing leadership in arts education.
National Endowment for the Humanities
NEH is an independent grant-making agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities.
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA)
Materials for the Arts Program provides free supplies for use in arts programs offered by non-profit groups and New York City public schools.
The Percent for Art Program offers City agencies the opportunity to acquire or commission works of art specifically for city-owned buildings throughout the five boroughs. The purpose of the Program is to bring artists into the design process and enrich the City’s civic and community buildings. The Image Registry is open to any professional visual artist.
New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)
NYFA Classifieds is a one-stop shop for the latest arts-related jobs and internships, opportunities for artists, event listings, and more. Updated daily.
NYFA Source is a free directory of awards, services and publications for artists and arts-related professions. Updated daily.
New York Times
New York University/Human Resources
Apply to jobs online using MATCH (Managing Applications Through Computerized Help)
New York University/The Wasserman Center for Career Development
Helpful information: career guides; employer directories, literature on private, public and non-profit organizations, internet resources, computers and laser printers for resume and cover letter preparation, etc.
Professionals for Nonprofits, Inc.
Search under Job Seekers
Universities and Museums websites
Village Voice Classifieds
192 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10011, 212.255.4022
Academy Book Store
10 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011, 212.242.4848
Argosy Book Store
116 East 59th Street, New York, NY 10022, 212.753.4455
Art Resources Transfer, Inc.
210 W 11th Avenue #403, New York, NY 10001, 212.691.5956
Asia Society Bookstore
725 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021, 212.288.6400
Barnes and Noble
33 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003, 212.253.0810
Barnes and Noble Annex, 105 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003, 212.675.5500
229 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211, 718.302.3751
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Bookstore
2 East 91st Street, New York, NY 10128, 212.849.8355
Dia Center for the Arts Bookstore
Dia:Beacon, 3 Beckman Street, Beacon, NY 12508, 845.440.0100
Ex Libris (by appointment only)
160A E 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, 212.249.2618
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Bookstore
1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028, 212.423.3615
Housing Works Used Book Café
126 Crosby Street, New York, NY 10012, 212.334.3324
International Center for Photography Bookstore
1133 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036, 212.860.1777
10 West 49th Street, New York, NY 10020, 212.768.1461
536 West 112th Street, New York, NY 10025, 212.865.1588
Metropolitan Museum of Art Bookstore
1000 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10028, 212.570.3726
Museum of Modern Art Bookstore
11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019, 212.708.9700
Museum of Modern Art Design Store, 81 Spring Street, New York, NY, 646.613.1367
New Museum of Contemporary Art Bookstore (temporary location)
210 11th Avenue, New York 10001, 212.219.1222
NYU Bookstore, 18 Washington Place, New York, NY 10003, 212.998.4673
NYU Computer Store, 242 Greene Street, New York, NY 10003, 212.998.4672
OAN Oceanie/Afrique Noire
15 West 39th Street, 2nd floor, New York, NY 10018, 212.840.8844
Printed Matter, Inc.
535 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011, 212.925.0325
31 West 57th Street, New York, NY, 212.759.2424
Shakespeare & Co. Booksellers
716 Boadway, New York, NY, 212.529.1330
Spoonbill & Sugartown, Booksellers
218 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211, 718.387.7322
St. Mark's Bookshop
31 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10003, 212.260.7853
St. Mark’s Comics
11 St. Marks Place, New York, NY 10003, 212.598.9439
28 Broadway, New York, NY 10003, 212.473.1452
Strand Annex, 95 Fulton Street, New York, NY 10038, 212.732.6070
Urban Center Books/Municipal Art Society
457 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022, 212.935.3592
981 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10021, 212.772.8787
Whitney Museum of American Art Store
945 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10126