This event is solely for first-year Art and Design PhD students who are new to the Library
The British Library has fantastic resources for art and design research. We have a wide range of unique or rare visual materials, such as artists’ books, prints, drawings, and photographs, as well as beautiful collections of bindings and decorated papers. The collections include a vast array of books and journals on art history, photography and design, databases such as the Vogue archive, and the Artists’ Lives collection of oral history interviews.
Our Doctoral Open Days are a chance for new PhD students to discover the British Library’s unique research materials. You will learn about our Art & Design collections, find out how to access them, and meet our expert staff and other researchers in your field. The events are solely for first-year PhD students who are new to the Library. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.To make the most of your day, you may wish to get a free Reader Pass before the event.