Please note that the museums of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden will be closed from Monday, 22 November, for the time being until 12 December 2021 on the basis of the current Corona Emergency Ordinance. Please contact our visitor service regarding the refund of already purchased admission tickets at email@example.com or use the prepared form.
Kunstbibliothek – a knowledge repository
The Kunstbibliothek is the central academic library of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dres-den (SKD). Its central location is in the Dresden Residenzschloss (Royal Palace) and its rooms are also used for the SKD’s archive, which is affiliated with the Kunstbibliothek. Also integrated in the Kunstbibliothek is the Ethnographic Library with its locations at the ethnographical museums in Leipzig, Dresden-Klotzsche and Herrnhut. Furthermore, the Kunstbibliothek is in charge of the reference libraries of all the museums as well as of the public numismatic library at the Münzkabinett (Coin Cabinet) and the book holdings in the study hall of the Kupferstich-Kabinett (Cabinet of Prints, Drawings and Photographs).To the libraries
In regularly changing exhibitions, the Art Library spotlights artists of the most varied backgrounds, inviting you to explore their work through exhibition catalogues, catalogues raisonnés and monographs from the Library's holdings.