erine W. Dumke Fine Arts and Architecture Library

Katherine W. Dumke Fine Arts & Architecture Library

About Us

We are located on the second floor of the J. Willard Marriott Library in Suite 2400. We support all departments within the College of Fine Arts and the College of Architecture + Planning, including Architecture, Art and Art History, Ballet, City and Metropolitan PlanningModern Dance, Multi-Disciplinary Design, Film & Media Arts, Music, and Theatre.

The Fine Arts space is available for use anytime the Library is open.


(L-R) Thomas, Erika, Greg, Robert, Tony, Justin, Luke

Accessing the Collection

There are two options for accessing items from the Fine Arts & Architecture Collection:

  1. Make an online request through the library catalog ( Same-day requests through the catalog will be fulfilled Monday-Friday if made before 4pm.
  2. Make an in-person request at the Level 1 or Level 3 Information Desks.
    • In-person requests can be made at any time, including weekends and after 4pm Monday-Friday.

About the Collection

The showcase houses unique collections including artist’s books, Latin American avant-garde collection, musical scores, and much more! Scanning and copying from most of these items is allowed within copyright.

In the tab titled “Locations and Request” the description “Fine Arts Library Collection” or “Fine Arts Library Folio” indicates  the item is located in the Fine Arts & Architecture Library showcase. You may also search for a keyword or subject heading and then refine your search by selecting “Fine Arts Library Collection” from the facets on the left side of the page.

Are you searching for an item that the Fine Arts & Architecture Library doesn’t own?

We are happy to support your research needs. Suggest a purchase or email Luke Leither or Greg Hatch

Need some help finding the best resources for your project at Marriott Library? Subject Guides are here to help!

Subject Guides are brief overviews to the resources available in each discipline. They will tell you where to start your search, the most reputable databases in your discipline, trusted journals, and other helpful information. Still stuck? Ask the Library!

Professor Lennox Tierney Project

Oral history video interviews, digital collections, and more exploring the life and work of Professor Lennox Tierney with a focus on Japanese Architecture and art and the Occupation.

Utah Artists Project

The Utah Artists Project (UAP) is a collaborative academic digital archive designed to provide access to biographies, bibliographies, and images of artwork by Utah's visual artists.

Utah Arts Festival Archive

Our collaboration with the Utah Arts Festival to capture their history, celebrate their 35th anniversary, and explore their future.

Topolski Visualization Project: Topolski's Chronicle

The Chronicle is a visual record of the remarkable life of artist Feliks Topolski and other unique views of world events during the time of its publication from 1953 to 1979. Currently, this project contains only a small percentage of the 3000 drawings that make up the Chronicle; however, drawings have been included that demonstrate the diversity of the work and contain at least one image from each issue held by the library.

In addition to one-of-a-kind collections and beautiful study spaces, a variety of technology and print resources are available:

  • 80 current periodicals that cover a wide range of topics and all are available for checkout
  • Large-format, flat- and V-bed scanner (up to 25" x 33.5") and page-feeder scanner
  • Microsoft Surface Hub
  • Simple Video Studio