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The TMA Art Reference Library welcomes all curious visitors, researchers, art enthusiasts, and students. Reflecting the Museum’s purpose of art education, the library collections focus on the Museum's works of art, exhibitions and history. In addition to serving Museum staff and members, the library serves both the public and the University of Toledo Art Department

Interested in finding out more about a work of art in the museum? Working on an art history paper? Looking for information on an antique? Our resources are available to everyone both in the library and online. We are located on the first floor of the UT Center for the Visual Arts on the east side of the Museum. Access to the CVA and the Library is through the front entrance to the CVA only. 

Masks are required to enter the UT Center for the Visual Arts and the Library.

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Hours and Location

August 30 - December 17

Mon-Thur: 10 am - 7 pm

Fri: 12 pm - 4 pm

Library staff are also available for remote assistance and to provide contact-less pick-up and drop off during business hours. Please contact us at

Please visit for details on holiday closings.

For more information, contact us at (419) 254-5770 or The Reference Library is located in the University of Toledo’s Center for Visual Arts on the east side of the Museum, 2445 Monroe Street, Toledo.