Carlos Forward


The Carlos Museum remains closed to the general public, but is open to Emory students, faculty, and staff who have been approved to return to campus. An Emory ID is required for entry.


Monday-Friday, 10 AM-4 PM
Free admission

How to visit

Museum visitors and staff will follow Emory’s health and safety protocols such hand washing, enhanced cleaning, and physical distancing. To meet physical distancing requirements, the Carlos Museum will limit its capacity and monitor the number of visitors inside the building.

Museum Bookshop

Due to space limitations, the Museum Bookshop will remain closed to multiple shoppers, but will offer in-person appointments to individual Emory students, faculty, and staff with face coverings and IDs as well as continue its popular mail order operation.

Ebrik Coffee Room

Located on Level Three, Ebrik will serve to go options.



Teaching and Research


Faculty are asked to bring their classes in groups of five or fewer in order to accommodate physical distancing requirements and ensure an optimal viewing experience. To schedule a guided or self-guided tour, call Elizabeth Hornor at 727-6018.


Carlos Collections Online

Access artwork through a substantially updated online catalogue, which now includes:

  • Nearly 9,000 images of more than 3,500 objects from the museum's collection, approximately two thirds of which appear for the first time  
  • New, rich content about objects in the collection including provenance, lists of prior publications and prior exhibitions, and links to related podcasts and videos
  • Photos of more than 50 of the museum's award-winning exhibitionsBiographical content for more than 200 artists whose works are included in the collection
  • Intuitive searching using terms from the Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus and Union List of Artist Names
  • Easy exporting of photos and catalog content
  • Easy sharing to Canvas and popular social media platforms

Notes on technical research and analysis conducted on objects by the Parsons Conservation Laboratory are also being added to the catalogue.

If an object (or a particular view) is unavailable, faculty may contact the museum at to request that it be added to the catalogue.