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New York, NY 10018
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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs
Day Date Hours
Monday 7/4 CLOSED
Tuesday 6/28 10 AM–5:45 PM
Wednesday 6/29 10 AM–5:45 PM
Thursday 6/30 10 AM–5:45 PM
Friday 7/1 10 AM–5:45 PM
Saturday 7/2 CLOSED
Sunday 7/3 CLOSED

About the Division

Image of Keith Haring in front of a wall featuring his work.

Established in 1987 thanks to a gift from the Wallach family, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs unites what had formerly been three separate departments under a single banner. Divisional holdings comprise works of art as well as reference materials on painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, photography and the history of architecture from prehistoric times to the present. The Wallach Division also serves as the access point to the Spencer Collection of fine bindings and illustrated books. Together, these collections include more than one million works of art in various mediums and formats, complemented by nearly 700,000 monographs and periodicals. The quality, depth and scope of these holdings have earned the Wallach Division an international reputation among a broad variety of scholars and lovers of art.

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"What They Saw: Historical Photobooks by Women" Reading Rooms

Photo collage of photobook covers with text at the top of the graphic that reads: 1843–1999, What They Saw, Historical Photobooks by Women.

In collaboration with 10x10 Photobooks, the Library's Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs is pleased to host the "What They Saw: Historical Photobooks by Women" Reading Rooms, two spaces to browse and view 200 photobooks from the period 1843–1999.

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