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The Mint Museum Library

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With over 22,000 books, exhibition catalogues, current and historic art & design periodicals and auction catalogs plus vertical files on over 8,000 artists, our library is an extraordinary free art reference available to all individuals interested in the visual and decorative arts.

Nationally-recognized for its craft resources, the Library also houses a significant collection of rare titles from the 17th through 21st centuries.

Visit the Library

Mint Museum Randolph
J.A. Jones Reference Library and Delhom-Gambrell Reference Library
2730 Randolph Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
Tuesday – Friday, 11AM–4PM
By appointment | 704.337.2092

Mint Museum Uptown
at Levine Center for the Arts
Wednesday 11AM–9PM
Thursday–Saturday 11AM–6PM
Sunday 1PM–5PM

About the Library

The Library consists of the J.A. Jones Reference Library focused on fine arts and the Delhom-Gambrell Reference Library for the decorative arts located at Mint Museum Randolph. The Bank of America Resource Centers and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Resource Centers are located at Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts. The resource centers provide selected print and multimedia materials for browsing on the changing exhibitions and the permanent collections uptown.

Library holdings may be searched through MARCO, the Mint Art Research Catalog Online. Additional online resources include Mint Wiki – the library’s online resource for exhibitions at The Mint Museum and multiple online databases for research in art and fashion available on site in the J.A. Jones Reference Library. Scanning and copying services and wifi access are all library visitors.

Detail of plate from Le costume historique, by A. Racinet