10 am–12:30 pm;
(by appointment only)
The Museum's collection contains approximately 40,000 photographs spanning the entire history of the medium, including 500 photographically illustrated books and albums. Almost all of these are eligible for firsthand inspection. Researchers may also consult materials from the Walker Evans Archive in the Study Room.
The Study Room for Photographs is accessible to qualified researchers by appointment and with proper identification. Before making an appointment, visitors are encouraged to consult the Collection to search the department's holdings.