Access and Hours
- until 3 August: Wednesday-Friday, 10 am-4.45 pm
- 7 to 30 August: closed
- 3 to 27 September: Monday-Friday, 1 pm-5 pm
- from 1 October: Tuesday-Friday, 1 pm-5 pm
Closed statutory holidays. The Archives collections are open by appointment only: (613) 990-0597.
Upon arrival at the Library, researchers must register by completing the Application for the Use of Research Collections and Services. A piece of identification such as a driver licence or student card is required.
For reference questions regarding biographical information on a particular artist, an object in the National Gallery of Canada collection, an object that you own or something else contact:
Reader Services, Library
National Gallery of Canada
380 Sussex Drive
P.O. Box 427, Station A
Telephone: (613) 998-8949
Fax: (613) 990-9818
Interlibrary Loan Service
Although the Library collection is non-circulating, books are available through interlibrary loan.
Restrictions: Reference works, periodicals, auction catalogues, catalogues raisonnés, audiovisual materials, archives, documentation files, study photographs, fragile and oversize materials, and rare and special collections.
Length of loans: Four weeks, renewable once. No handling charges.
Conditions: The Library lends to other libraries exclusively. Request by mail, fax (613) 990-9818, or email email@example.com only, please. Return borrowed materials in same packaging, by same method (registered mail, courier, etc.). All items FOR USE IN BORROWING LIBRARY ONLY.
Document Delivery Policy:
Photocopy services: No charges
Fax services: No charges.
Photographic services: Please inquire for policy, procedures and costs
Microfilming services: Not available
Loans requested for exhibition purposes are considered separately.