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Resources for Research

Photo credit: Yassine El Mansouri
Explore research resources in the LRC, the first major repository in the world for information about women artists.

The Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center’s (LRC) reading room is closed to visitors, but the LRC staff is standing by to answer reference inquiries. Researchers may contact the LRC by emailing LRC@nmwa.org.

Online Catalog

Photo credit: Traci Christensen, NMWA

Research Guides

The Library and Research Center has compiled bibliographies and guides on a variety of topics related to women in the visual arts. These resources offer useful starting points for research on Latin American artists, women sculptors, book artists, and other topics.

Artist Files

Photo credit: Alicia Gregory, NMWA

Archives of Women Artists

A brief note, handwritten in Spanish in green ink on yellowed paper, dated September 9, 1940. Beneath the closing, drawings of two hearts connected by an arrow and two birds beak to beak, along with two collaged flowers and a leaf, and a bright pink lipstick imprint.

Research Databases

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