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Art and Activism

This guide supports further research into the history of art and activism, as well as some practical solutions for working artists.

About This Guide

Welcome to Decker Library's Art and Activism research guide. In this guide you'll find a list of library resources related to activism and social justice in the fields of art and design, a list of arts-focused activist initiatives in Baltimore and beyond, and information about social justice-focused archives.

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WorldCat.org is the world's largest network of library content and services. WorldCat.org lets you search many libraries at once for an item and then locate it in a library nearby. Find books, music, videos, audiobooks, research articles and more.

If you find materials held at another library, Decker Library could potentially request the item be given to us through interlibrary loan. The interlibrary loan service is done online, with most materials available in 1-2 weeks.

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