Prehistoric - before 3,000 B.C.E.
Ancient - 3,000 B.C.E. to 400 C.E.
Medieval - 400 to 1400
Renaissance - 1400 to 1600
Early Modern - 1600 to 1800
Modern - after 1800
Most of the Library's art books will have call numbers beginning with N though some useful books will have call numbers beginning with T.
N Visual arts (general)
NC Drawing, design, illustration
NE Print media (includes printmaking & engraving, etc.)
NK Decorative arts (includes ceramics)
NX Arts in general
TP TP 785-869 Clay industries, ceramics, glass
TT Handicrafts. Arts and crafts (includes metal working and fiber arts)