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The library of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection was born with the bequest of several thousand books by Peggy Guggenheim, mostly exhibition catalogs. Since then, the book heritage has grown continuously thanks to the bibliographic exchange and donations from national and international bodies. It is a support tool for the staff in the preparation of temporary exhibitions and also represents a fundamental aid for interns who participate in the internal internship program from all over the world. Students also come from all over the world interested in writing their thesis on the figure of Peggy Guggenheim or on the museum itself.

The library is open to the public by appointment, usually on Wednesday mornings, by calling on weekdays, from 10 to 17, or by sending an e-mail.

To avoid long waiting periods, it is advisable to request an appointment well in advance of your deadlines. The library is physically located inside the museum; it will therefore be necessary to notify the reception staff to be accompanied to the library. Bags and personal effects must be left in the cloakroom. An identity document is required for admission to the library.

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