The William Morris Hunt Memorial Library

Horticultural Hall
2nd Floor
300 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Movable Artists’ Books from the Collection at the Wm. Morris Hunt Memorial Library.
Thursday and Friday, September 15-23rd,  2016 1-5 pm (the Museum library is closed on weekends).
This pop up exhibit is one of a group of exhibitions on view by participating institutions in the Movable Book Society Conference. The Movable Book Society Conference will be held at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel; Thursday-Saturday, September 15-17th, 2016.

The Museum of Fine Arts Library comprises the William Morris Hunt Memorial Library and eight curatorial department libraries. The combined library holdings total more than 320,000 items and reflect the strengths of the Museum’s collections: Art of Asia, Oceania, and Africa; Art of the Americas; Art of the Ancient World; Art of Europe; Musical Instruments; Prints, Drawings, and Photographs; and Textile and Fashion Arts. The Library supports research on the Museum’s permanent collections, special exhibitions, and general art history.

The library’s holdings are reflected in the Fenway Libraries Online (FLO).

Policies and procedures of library use.


Monday–Friday, 1–5 pm, except major holidays. An appointment is not required. Researchers visiting from out of town may want to contact the library in advance with any special requests.
Current Library Exhibition

Additional information about the William Morris Hunt Memorial Library

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For information about the MFA’s primary source collection, please contact the Museum Archives at 617-369-3378. 

Movable Artists’ Books, Wm Morris Hunt Memorial Library Collection.