<h1 class="page">VISITING THE ARCHIVES</h1> <div id="main"> <div class="column-a"> <ul id="menu"> <li class="first"><a href="/research-and-learning/classes">Classes at MoMA</a><a href="#" class="toggle">+</a><ul><li><a href="https://www.moma.org/calendar/programs/100">Daytime Classes</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.moma.org/calendar/programs/99">Evening Classes</a></li> <li><a href="https://moma.org/research-and-learning/classes/online">Online Courses</a></li> <li><a href="https://moma.org/research-and-learning/classes/classes">FAQ</a></li> </ul></li> <li><a href="/research-and-learning/international-program">International Program</a><a href="#" class="toggle">+</a><ul><li><a href="/research-and-learning/international-program/globalresearch">Global Research: C-MAP</a></li> <li><a href="http://post.at.moma.org">Research online: post</a></li> <li><a href="/research-and-learning/international-program/research">Publications</a></li> <li><a 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<div class="box"> <h3 class="top">RELATED LINKS</h3> <ul class="dots"> <li><a href="/research-and-learning/research-resources/archives/archives_visiting">Visit the Archives</a></li> <li><a href="/research-and-learning/research-resources/archives/archives_holdings">Guide to the Archives’ Holdings</a></li> <li><a href="/research-and-learning/research-resources/archives/archives_contact">Contact the Archives</a></li> <li><a href="/calendar/exhibitions/history">MoMA Exhibition History Pages</a></li> <li><a href="/research-and-learning/research-resources/archives/archives_exhibition_history_list">MoMA Exhibition History List</a></li> <li><a href="/research-and-learning/research-resources/archives/ps1_archives">MoMA PS1 Archives</a></li> <li><a href="/research-and-learning/research-resources/archives/oralhistory#aohi">Oral History</a></li> <li><a href="/research-and-learning/research-resources/archives/archives_highlights">Archives Highlights</a></li> <li><a href="/explore/inside_out/tag/from-the-archives">Archives Blog Posts</a></li> <li><a href="/research-and-learning/research-resources/archives/archives_exhibitions">Archives Exhibitions</a></li> <li><a href="/research-and-learning/research-resources/archives/archives_selected_readings">Selected Readings on MoMA History</a></li> <li><a href="/research-and-learning/research-resources/press_archives">MoMA Press Release Archives 1929–97</a></li> <li><a href="http://press.moma.org/press-release-archives/">MoMA Press Release Archives 1996–Present</a></li> <li><a href="/research-and-learning/research-resources/archives/archives_faq">Archives FAQ</a></li> <li><a href="/research-and-learning/research-resources/archives/archives_about">About the Archives</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="box"> <h3 class="top">RESEARCH RESOURCES FAQS</h3> <ul class="dots"> <li><a href="/research-and-learning/research-resources/library/faq_library">Library Access FAQ</a></li> <li><a href="/research-and-learning/research-resources/library/faq_library_collection">Library Collections FAQ</a></li> <li><a href="/research-and-learning/research-resources/archives/archives_faq">Archives FAQ</a></li> <li><a href="/research-and-learning/research-resources/library/faq_dadabase">DADABASE FAQ</a></li> <li><a href="/research-and-learning/research-resources/library/faq_art_research">Art Research FAQ</a></li> <li><a href="/research-and-learning/research-resources/library/faq_moma_research">MoMA Research FAQ</a></li> <li><a href="/research-and-learning/research-resources/momaqns">Directions to MoMA QNS</a></li> </ul> </div> </div> <div class="column-b"> <div class="box"> <div class="introduction"> <img alt="Archives_homepage" longdesc="Left: View from Fifty-fourth street of The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building, designed by Yoshio Taniguchi. © 2006 Timothy Hursley. Right: New archives storage. Photo by Marisa Horowitz" src="/images/learn/archives_homepage.jpg?1510611223" /> </div> <p>The MoMA Archives is located on the sixth floor of The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building, accessible from within the Museum or by the direct entrance at 4 West 54 Street.</p> <p><b>Hours:</b> Tuesday–Friday, 1:00–5:00 p.m. Appointment required.</p> <p>The MoMA Archives is closed during the month of August and for two weeks in December.</p> <p>To ask us a question or to make an appointment, use our <a href="/research-and-learning/research-resources/archives/archives_contact">online form</a>.</p> <!--<p><strong>The Museum Archives will be closed to the public during the month of August. While we are closed, we will not accept appointments or provide remote reference via our online form, telephone, email, letter, or fax. The Museum Archives will reopen to the public on September 1st. We will not begin scheduling appointments prior to that date. If you are still in need of reference assistance at that time, please resubmit your request in September. We thank you for your cooperation and understanding.</strong></p>--> <!--<p><strong>Please note: A valid photo identification (driver's license, student ID, institutional ID) is required for admittance to the Museum Archives. This ID must be left at the reception desk in exchange for a key card for elevator access to the Archives reading room. Passports and credit cards will not be accepted for this purpose.</strong></p>--> <p>Upon entering the Education and Research Building, you will be required to check in a locker all coats, bags, briefcases, purses, computer cases, pens, and bottles of water. The only items that may be taken into the Archives reading room are laptops, notebooks, pencils, sweaters, suit jackets, wallets, and cellular phones. Cellular phones must be turned off and used only outside of the reading room.</p> <h2>Photocopy Policy</h2> <p>Researchers are permitted to make fifty photocopies per day, including printouts from microfilm. <strong>Items should always remain in their folders;</strong> archives staff will provide photocopy markers for researchers to identify the pages they wish to copy.</p> <p>Before proceeding to the photocopier, please take the relevant files to the reference desk to clear permission with Archives staff. <em>At the discretion of the archivist, </em>certain materials may not be photocopied for preservation reasons.</p> <p>Once you have copied an item, please immediately place the original back into it's file in its original order. When you are finished, remove photocopy markers and place the photocopies on top of the folder containing the originals. Take the folder with the copies to the reference desk.</p> <p>Each photocopy will be stamped “The Museum of Modern Art Archives” and marked with the collection name and file information. Photocopies must be submitted to an Archives staff member for stamping by 4:45 p.m. each day. The fee for copies is $0.25 a page. Exact change is not needed; payment should be made in U.S. Dollars or by personal check drawn on a U.S. bank to the reference archivist, who can provide change and a receipt.</p> <p>Digital photography is permitted for research purposes only, provided you complete and sign our Application for Permission to Photograph Archival Materials when you arrive. The Archives does not provide digital cameras. Researchers are not permitted to bring in personal scanners.</p> <h2>Permission to Publish Archival Material</h2> <p>Researchers must obtain advance permission from the Museum Archives to publish and/or quote from any archival material. In addition, some collections require the approval of the donors or their estates. Furthermore, the researcher must independently comply with obtaining any necessary permissions from the copyright holder.</p> <p>Please use the following form to apply for permission and to ensure the correct citation of material. The form can be mailed, faxed, or sent as an email attachment (see contact information at the top of the page) to the Museum Archives.</p> <p><a href="/docs/learn/PermissionForm.pdf">Permission to Publish Form</a> (<a href="http://get.adobe.com/reader/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;">Adobe Acrobat Reader</a> required)</p> <p>If you need to contact us prior to your visit, please use the following contact information.</p> <p><strong>Mailing Address:</strong><br /> The Museum of Modern Art<br /> Museum Archives<br /> 11 West 53 Street<br /> New York, NY 10019</p> <p><strong>Tel.:</strong> (212) 708-9617<br /> <strong>Fax:</strong> (212) 408-6385 </p> <p>Or write to us <a href="/research-and-learning/research-resources/archives/archives_contact">here</a>.</p> </div> </div> <div class="column-c"> <div class="JS_Widget"> <a href="/widgets/collection/all_collection_works" rel=""></a> </div> </div> <br class="clear" /> </div>