You can consult the collections on site or online.


Palais Etudes


On site 

The collection consultation room is temporarily closed. Works and books may be consulted, by appointment only, at the Contemporary Art Library, on Mondays and Fridays from 2pm to 5.30pm. Access is limited to five documents per session.

You are invited to prepare your visit by contacting:

Phone: 01 47 03 50 82


Consultation room:

Contemporary art library
Palais des études, right-hand staircase

14, rue Bonaparte - Paris 75006


Opening time:

Monday and Friday from 2 pm to 5.30 pm

Annual closing: 

One week at Easter, from mid-July to early September and two weeks at Christmas.



The consultation of the collections can be done without having to go to the library on Alexandrine :




Reproduction orders 

The Photographic Agency of the Réunion des Musées Nationaux provides reproductions and manages any rights of use of images from the collections of the Beaux-Arts de Paris.

Your requests should be sent to :

All requests must be accompanied by the precise references of the documents to be reproduced (call number, author, title and date)