Clara Lander Library
A Rich Art Resource
The Clara Lander Library is a rich resource for art research and is accessible to Gallery staff and volunteers, students, artists, appraisers, collectors, researchers and gallery visitors. The library collections include some 30,000 volumes of books, exhibition catalogues, museum publications as well as popular and scholarly art periodicals. The collections reflect the Gallery’s art collecting and exhibition programming, with particular strengths in Canadian art and Inuit art.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who can access the Library/Archives material?
The library/archives is open to the public for reference use only. Users can access material within the library spaces. Study tables and a photocopier are available, as well as assistance provided by library staff.
May I borrow a book or journal from the Library collection?
No. Library collections do not circulate.
How can I donate books to the Library?
The library/archives will accept donations of items that meet our collection priorities and enhance our holdings.
How can I get artwork assessed?
The library does not offer evaluations, authentications or appraisal. However, our resource library contains many reference tools for research on artists and artworks.
Tues - Fri, 11am-4:30pm
Every second Saturday, 11am-4pm
Closed Sun and Mon, other times by appointment only
P: 786-6641 ext. 237
Tuesday through Sunday 11am - 5pm
Friday 11am - 9pm
Closed Easter Monday, Labour Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day