Books in the call number ranges listed below are located on Levels 3 & 4 of the Music, Art & Architecture Library.
Core Curatorial Studies materials are classed under the N-call number range:
There may also be relevant materials under the general Art and Photography call numbers:
Art books are classed in the N-call number range.
Photography books are classed in the T-call number range.
Curatorial Studies books may be classed under a variety of other call numbers. Additional call numbers to consider:
Note: some topics are interdisciplinary and may not limited to the call numbers above.
For more information on how these call numbers are organized, see:
New Art Books
To browse new art books recently acquired by the Music, Art & Architecture Library, see: New Books & Materials. Search by using:
(1) the "Restrict to subject" option and selecting "Fine Arts" in the drop down menu.
(2) the "Call number range(s)" option and identifying a specific call number to search (eg., AM, N-NX, ND249, TR).
(3) "More Options" and selecting "Music, Art & Architecture Library." Note: this retrieves new books from all three disciplines.
Listed below is a small selection of curatorial studies subject headings that can be used for keyword searching in the UBC Library Catalogue.
Subject headings can be further broken down by topic, place or gallery, style, etc. as shown below.
By place / gallery:
By form / style:
By artist / group:
Click on the links above or browse the UBC Catalogue for other subject headings. A visual example of how to get started is shown below.
Expanding your Search
To find more keywords / search terms, try using the following links to get more suggestions. Type a keyword into the search box and see what alternate or related terms they return to you. Then, try searching these new terms in Summon or the UBC Library Catalogue.
This is just a small selection of books on the topic of curatorship in UBC Library holdings:
This is just a small selection of books on the history of art galleries/art museums in UBC Library holdings:
This is just a small selection of books on the topic of conservation & preservation for the purpose of exhibitions in UBC Library holdings:
This is just a small selection of books on the topic of art gallery and art museum management in UBC Library holdings: