Images & Research


Frye Art Museum

Image Rights

This website, images, and text contained on this website are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws and are owned by the Frye Art Museum or used by the Museum with permission from the owners.

Copyright for some images are held by the artists and/or their estates.

By using this website, you agree not to download, copy, reproduce, publish or transmit or otherwise use any portion of this website including any images or text contained on this website except for your own personal noncommercial use or “fair use,” as this term is defined by current copyright laws, without written permission from the Museum.

The Museum does not grant permission to exploit any third-party rights. It is the responsibility of the user to obtain any and all permissions that may be required from the artist, the artist’s agent and/or estate, or any other third-party rights holder before use.

If you would like to use a museum image for publication please contact with the subject line “R&R Use Request."


Collection Research

Records related to the Frye Art Museum collections are managed by the Head of Collections. Inquiries about specific artworks or artists should be directed to The Collections Department also manages the Museum Archives and the Curatorial Library. The archives contain documents related to the history of Charles and Emma Frye and their business interests, as well as the history of the Frye Art Museum and its programs. The library contains more than 2,300 publications related to the Museum’s collections, exhibitions, and related topics.

The Museum Archives and the Curatorial Library are available for scholarly researchers by appointment only. Inquiries should be sent to