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Fine Art Collection

Since its incorporation in 1862, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery has been dedicated to acquiring, exhibiting, and preserving modern and contemporary art, with a particular emphasis on the collection, presentation, and interpretation of the artistic expressions of our times. Learn More about Our Fine Art Collection


In addition to our Fine Art Collection, the museum houses a Library Collection containing publications on fine art and architecture, as well as exhibition catalogues, reference resources, ephemera files, various special collections, and archival collections.


The G. Robert Strauss, Jr. Memorial Library is a research and study center at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. The library collects, preserves, and makes available scholarly resources that reflect the museum’s Collection of modern and contemporary art.
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Gallery Archives

The Gallery Archives contains the official records of the museum and its volunteer organizations, including director’s correspondence, photographs, and other materials documenting the museum’s history. Learn More about the Gallery Archives 

Special Collections

The Library & Archives Special Collections include first and rare editions, artists’ books, special ephemera, and art objects. Special Collections also includes the personal papers collection of Natalie and Irving Forman.
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