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Jean Outland Chrysler Library

In preparation for a move to the new Barry Arts Building on Old Dominion University’s campus, the Jean Outland Chrysler Library is currently closed. Limited reference services related to the Museum’s collections are available via email only. Please submit requests to

With an extensive collection of more than 106,000 rare and unique volumes relating to the history of art, the Jean Outland Chrysler Library is one of the most significant art libraries in the South.

The Library is a closed-stack and non-circulating research library. The online library catalogue enables users to browse titles in the closed stacks, and materials are retrieved by the Library staff.

The Library is a unique resource which offers scholarly support to curators, educators, docents, students, dealers and the public at large throughout the Hampton Roads community.