Museum Bookshop

Shopper browses in the museum bookshop


For curious readers

The Carlos Museum bookshop stocks thousands of inventively curated books on art, archaeology, history, mythology, and more for adults and children. Brimming with titles on the ancient cultures of Egypt, Greece, Rome, the Near East, Africa, the Americas, and Asia, the bookshop will pique your curiosity, spark your creativity, and send you in pursuit of answers to questions you never knew you had. All purchases support the museum.

Sorry, we do not currently offer online shopping. Please visit us in person!

Carlos Museum members receive discounts on purchases.



Through a Glass, Darkly: Allegory and Faith in Netherlandish Prints from Lucas van Leyden to Rembrandt, the softcover exhibition catalogue by Walter S. Melion and James Clifton, is available exclusively at the bookshop.

Softcover, $29.95, 221 pages, 103 illustrations. To purchase by mail order, please contact the bookshop at

Catalogue cover

Tuesday-Friday 10 AM — 4 PM
Saturday 11 AM — 5 PM
Sunday 1 — 5 PM

(Closed Mondays and university holidays)


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