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Hillyer Art Library

Hillyer Art LibraryThe Hillyer Art Library serves the Smith community by providing collections with broad-based coverage of the history, theory, criticism, and practice of the visual arts to support the teaching, research, and art practices of Smith students, faculty, and staff. Drawing on a long tradition of active collection development, areas of notable strength are the art and architecture of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, the ancient Mediterranean, East Asia, and South Asia.

Spaces & Technology

  • Individual study carrels are available on the 1st and 2nd floors
  • Large study tables are available on the 1st and 2nd floors
  • Space on the cellar level is available with seating and a whiteboard for individual or small group study
  • Hillyer 119 classroom (capcity:26). To reserve, contact Hillyer Library at

Contact Us

For help with... Name or Department Phone Email
Anything at Hillyer Library Hillyer staff 413-585-2940      
Art reference and research assistance, library instruction, requesting new books, gifts Nimisha Bhat,
Visual Arts Librarian
Service point, material circulation and public services: student staff, fines and bills, use policies, missing materials Tierra Valdés
Access Services Coordinator: Hillyer Art Library
Course reserves, acquisitions, collections processing Matthew Durand
Collection Services / Circulation Associate