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
Monday to Friday, 1.30 to 5.30 pm (no borrowing)

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.