Reference Services

The primary purpose of Ingalls Library reference services is to support the research needs of the museum staff and the students and professors in the joint program in art history with Case Western Reserve University, and to serve museum members and the general public.

Reference Desk

Your fastest answer is always found speaking to a reference librarian. The reference desk is staffed from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday through Friday.  If you are unable to visit the reference desk in person, you are welcome to call a librarian by telephone at 216-707-2530 or email us at reference [at] clevelandart.org.

ArtLens Ask

You may also ask questions about art, artists, and museum history online using ArtLens Ask. Questions will be answered within 48 hours.