Research Library, International Museum of Photography and Film

Research Library, International Museum of Photography

The Research Library

Central Atrium, International Museum of Photography at The George Eastman House

Atrium Stairway to the Library

Main Entry - International Museum of Photography at The George Eastman House

Main Entry to the Archive Expansion

INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM OF FILM AND PHOTOGRAPHY
RESEARCH LIBRARY AT THE GEORGE EASTMAN HOUSE
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK

 The research library with network connections, study carrels, shelving, reference desk, and dedicated space for viewing rare books occupies approximately 5,800 sq. ft. within this 68,000 sq. ft. museum.

Features of the Eastman Research Library are climate-controlled vaults for both the main collection and rare books (with separate controls for each), a reading room with natural light that includes UV filtering over the volumes in the rare book stacks.

Both fixed and compact shelving is installed to accommodate approximately 44,000 volumes.

Completion Date:  1989
Construction Date:  $7 million

DeWolff Architects: Designers of Libraries and Learning Centers