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Digital Image and Slide Collection

Slide Collection

Established in the 1970s, The Faculty of Fine Arts Slide Collection is one of the largest in Canada comprised of over 350,000 catalogued 35mm slides. This resource reflects the history of the Faculty's teaching practices and research interests. The collection's vast scope includes subjects such as, artifacts, paintings, photographs, ceramics, fibre works, drawing, sculpture, architecture, performance and contemporary art.

Researching the slide collection is by appointment only.  Please email


Digital Image Repository

Our databank of images currently holds over 30,000 high resolution digital images that can be downloaded and used for educational and research purposes. The repository is accessible online, and users can log in with their netname and password.


Visual Collections Repository (VCR)
1515 Ste. Catherine St. West
EV building
Room EV 3.703


Winter Term 2023
January 9th- April 21st
Monday – Friday: 10am – 8pm

Summer Term 2023
April 24th- Septmeber 1st
Monday – Friday: 10am – 6pm

The VCR will be closed on Fridays from June 9th to August 11th

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