Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop help

The Research Center at the Visual Studies Workshop maintains archival and research collections about the media arts of photography, independent film and video, electronic imaging, visual books and the publication arts. VSW’s focus on the aesthetics, cultural history of media, and social use of images has developed a collections policy that includes both creative work and vernacular images, as well as items that represent the history of media use. Our Research Library contains over 25,000 books and is open to the public by appointment. See the Visit VSW.org for hours and directions.

Contact Details

Visual Studies Workshop 31 Prince Street Rochester, New York 14607

585-442-8676 x 24

jessicajohnston@vsw.org

www.vsw.org/collections/research-center/

Jessica Johnston, Assistant Director/Curator of Collections | Tara Merenda Nelson, Curator of Moving Image Collections | Shelly Earl, Library Associate

Visitor Information

Visual Studies Workshop 31 Prince Street Rochester, New York 14607

Mondays - Fridays 9:00am-5:00pm and by appointment

FREE

Facilities

 Reference library

 Parking

 Shop

 Function space

 Public programmes

 Membership club

 Toilets

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