SMFA at Tufts Library

SMFA Library Hours


Updated for Fall 2020

SMFA Library

The W. Van Alan Clark, Jr. Library at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) is the fine arts branch of the Tisch Library. We are located on the third floor of the SMFA building, at 230 The Fenway in Boston.

  • The SMFA Library will be physically closed for browsing until further notice, but we will have contactless pickup available right outside the library beginning 9/8.  Specific hours for this service can be found here.

  • To see what other services we are providing during this time, see our research guide.

  • Please note: During the 2020-21 academic year, access to Tufts buildings, including the libraries, is limited to persons who are part of the COVID-19 surveillance testing program and are authorized to be on campus. The full Tufts Visitor Policy can be found at You will need your Tufts ID in order to access 230 the Fenway.


More Information

SMFA Library Collections

Borrowing From the SMFA Library

Research Assistance