The Tait Art Library

The Tait Reading Room is an incredible resource for artists and art lovers with over one thousand books covering topics from the dawn of civilization to contemporary art practices all over the world! You will find books on a diverse range of subjects from African masks and puppetry to Indigenous artists of North America to technique how-tos and art history survey texts. We have a whole world of art waiting for you to discover in our library!

Use of the library is a benefit of gallery membership.

Lending Policy:

  • Members are welcome to borrow a maximum of three eligible books for a period of one month.

  • Books labelled on the spine with call numbers 700-900 are eligible for loan.

  • Books labelled on the spine with REF NON CIRC are not eligible for loan and are intended for use inside the gallery. 

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