Art Archives and Library

SIK-ISEA’s Art Archives and Library contain a unique collection of archive materials, documents and specialist literature on historical and contemporary Swiss art. Here you can find more information on our publicly accessible holdings, on our services and ongoing projects.


Opening times
Library closure from 17 March to 24 April 2020
Monday to Friday, 1.30 to 5.30 pm (no borrowing)
The Library can also be used in the mornings from 9.30 until 12 noon by members of the Association for the Promotion of SIK-ISEA.

T +41 44 388 51 60; F +41 44 381 52 50;

SIK-ISEA’s Library, which is available for public use, is a reference library with a focus on Swiss art and art history. It contains around 157,000 volumes. All holdings can be searched via the NEBIS catalogue.