Library and Archive


The library of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp supports research and is accessible to everyone. The archive stores information about the museum from the very beginning until now. Because of the renovation of the museum building, you can visit the library and the archive at Kievitplein, behind Central Station.

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Visit

The reading room of the library and the archive are free of charge. As the workplaces are limited, we always ask you to make an appointment in advance.

The reading room is wheelchair accessible. Make an appointment

Stay connected

Address

KMSKA Library and Archive
Lange Kievitstraat 137
B-2018 Antwerp
T +32 (0)3 224 95 81 

Opening hours

Monday - Friday

09:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 16:30

 

 

Catalog

Consult the online library catalog.

Museum library

The KMSKA library contains more than 80,000 books, mainly monographs and oeuvre catalogs, exhibition and museum catalogs.

  • Library catalog

    Thanks to the online catalog you can explore the library collection and the home archive.

    Consult the online catalog
    Schilderij Jan Gaspar Gevartius van Peter Paul Rubens
    Peter Paul Rubens Jan Gaspar Gevartius
  • Request publications

    Are you already registered in the library? Then you can request publications directly from the online library catalog. Not yet registered? Register via the link below. After confirmation you can log in to the catalog and submit your request. We will inform you as soon as the requested materials are ready for you in the reading room.

    Register
    Schilderij De twee lentes van Gustave Van De Woestyne
    Gustave Van De Woestyne Two Springs
Schilderij Jan Gaspar Gevartius van Peter Paul Rubens
Jan Gaspar Gevartius Peter Paul Rubens
Schilderij De twee lentes van Gustave Van De Woestyne
Two Springs Gustave Van De Woestyne