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APA Referencing Guide 7th Edition: Museum Artwork

A guide to help users create citations using APA (American Psychological Association) style, 7th edition

Museum Artwork

  • If the artwork does not have a title, briefly describe the work with your own words and use the description instead of title: 
    • Put the description of the artwork in square brackets. 

General Format: 

Artist, A. A. (Year). Title of artwork [Type of artwork]. Name of Museum, Location. URL

Artist, A. A. (Year). [Description of artwork] [Type of artwork]. Name of Museum, Location. URL



Brown, S. (1980). Twenty minutes a week [Painting]. Museum of London, London, United Kingdom.

 Reference Source:  APA 7th Ed Manual Made Easy: Full concise Guide Simplified for Students). p70