George Peckham Miller Art Research Library

Established in 1916, the Milwaukee Art Museum Research Library houses an extensive collection of materials on fine art and architecture including painting, graphic arts, sculpture, drawing, design, and photography. Located on the West Mezzanine Level of the Museum, the library contains a collection of over 20,000 volumes and subscribes to more than 60 art and design publications. In service of the Milwaukee Art Museum's Collection, library resources include national and international museum and gallery publications, Milwaukee Art Museum publications, monographs on art and artists, catalogue raisonnés, auction sales catalogues, and an exceptional rare books collection, along with extensive artist files.


By appointment only

Contact the library at to arrange an appointment.


The library is open to the public. The library collections are non-circulating, and black-and-white photocopies may be made for $.10/copy.


For further information

414-224-3270 /
George Peckham Miller Art Research Library
700 North Art Museum Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53202