Access to library

The Jean Bonna reading room and drawing room allow on-site consultation of graphic works (drawings, prints, photographs) and books. The collection of books is distinct from that of the School's Mediatheque, devoted mainly to contemporary art. Paintings, sculptures and architectural drawings are visible by appointment.


Warning :

Part of the books are stored outside the School, communication is ensured offline. It's about :

• books published from 1800 to 1914 (with the exception of those from the Lesoufaché collections - Les les n ..., Francoeur, Chenavard and Gonse)

• periodicals

• of funds from the Center for Studies and Architectural Research download the list of odds

• Exhibition catalog fund deposited by the International Council of Museums (ICOM)

We advise readers wishing to consult one of these books to send an email or to call the reception of the reading room

Library of Collections, Reading Room

Palais des études, escalier gauche
14, rue Bonaparte – Paris 6e


Opening time :
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 1.30 pm to 5.30 pm

Annual closing from the evening of Friday 26 July and opening early September 2019

For any information, we remain reachable at:
consultation-collections AT ou 01.47.03. 50.82


Cabinet des dessins Jean Bonna

Palais des études, rez-de-chaussée
14, rue Bonaparte – Paris 6e
Horaires d’ouverture : Du lundi au vendredi, de 13h à 18h

Terms of Access

• School students,

• professional or independent researchers,

• external students from the first year of the master's program (the latter must bring a letter of recommendation from a teacher).

• Annual closing: one week at Easter, late July to early September and two weeks at Christmas.


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