Support the Library
With steadfast commitment and generosity from our Friends and supporters, Thomas J. Watson Library continues to build an incomparable collection representing all areas covered in The Met's encyclopedic collection of works of art.
To learn more about how you can become involved and support research and scholarship at The Met, please contact Sophia Alexandrov at 212-570-3933 or by email.
Contribute to our Book Purchase Fund
Click on 'Tell us About Your Donation' and note "For Watson Library Book Purchase Fund" under "Please provide additional instructions for your gift." This will ensure that your contribution is correctly allocated to the fund.
Friends of Thomas J. Watson Library
Through their annual dues supporting the purchase of rare and antiquarian materials, the Friends play an active role in expanding and preserving one of the great art libraries of the world. Friends programs include behind-the-scenes Met tours and visits to other institutions.
At top: Une ambassade française organisée par la Société des artistes décorateurs (detail of Plate XLVI), 1925.