London Faculty

Nicholas Brown

Learning Resources Manager



Nicholas Brown previously worked as the Library Manager at The Stuart Hall Library, Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) and as Hayward Librarian at the Hayward Gallery as well as in library roles at the Courtauld Institute of Art, Sotheby’s Institute of Art and The Whitechapel Gallery. He has an MA in Library and Information Studies and an MA in Fine Art, both from UCL. Nicholas is an active member of the London Art History Libraries Forum (LAHLF) and the Art Libraries Society (ARLIS).



Brown, Nicholas, ‘The Clothes, Cloth and Culture Group at the Stuart Hall Library’, Textile: A Journal of Cloth and Culture, 16: 174-185

Selected Recent Lectures & Courses:

Taking the Plunge: Art Librarianship as a Career Option, Goldsmiths, University of London, event chair and speaker, April 2017

Showcasing Leeds Art Libraries: Stories from the Collection, The Tetley, Leeds, event chair and in conversation with curator Nick Thurston, April 2018 

An Introduction to Art and Design Reference Resources, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, event chair and speaker, January 2018

Art Libraries Society (ARLIS) Conference, Architectural Association London, chair of the Conference Working Party, July 2018

‘Approaches to diversity and issues of decolonisation in UK architecture and art libraries’, Coordinamento Nazionale delle Biblioteche di Architettura (CNBA) / Architecture Librarian’s Group (ARCLIB) conference, Venice, forthcoming May 2019