Mildred R. and Frederick M. Mayer Library

The Mayer Library is the art research library of the Dallas Museum of Art. The non-circulating collection supports research on the Museum’s collection and special exhibitions as well as providing general information about art and art history of all periods. The library is available to DMA staff, docents, and the public, including students, collectors, and researchers.  

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Library Hours*

Tuesday–Friday: 11:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

*Starting Tuesday, May 30, the library will be open by appointment only.
Holiday hours may vary; please call ahead.
For more information:
1717 North Harwood 
Dallas, Texas 75201
Library Guidelines and Services
  • Patrons using the library are required to sign-in at the reference desk.  
  • Backpacks, large bags, and oversized coats must be checked at the Museum's Coat Check.
  • Do not bring in original artwork.    
  • Copy services:  Black-and-white copies are 25¢ per page. Fragile or rare items may only be copied at the Librarian's discretion.
  • Payment for copies and printouts is by cash only.  
  • Wi-Fi is available.