<h1 class="page">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-bc"> <div class="introduction"> <img alt="Archive_home" longdesc="The Archive Reading Room in The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building, designed by Yoshio Taniguchi. © 2006 Timothy Hursley" src="/images/learn/archive_home.jpg?1512760721" /> </div> </div> <div class="column-b"> <div class="box"> <!-- <p><strong>The Museum Archives will be closed to the public November 23–25 and December 19–January 2. We will reopen on Tuesday, January 3. During these holiday closures, we will not accept appointments or provide remote reference via our online form, telephone, or e-mail. We thank you for your cooperation and understanding.</strong></p> <hr /> --> <!-- <p><strong>The Museum Archives will be closed to the public July 24–September 4, 2017. 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 Tuesday, September 5. We thank you for your cooperation and understanding.</strong></p> --> <p style="margin-bottom: 1em;">The Museum of Modern Art Archives is an internationally recognized research center for modern and contemporary art. The Archives collects, preserves, and makes accessible nearly 90 years’ worth of the Museum’s historical records, 40 years’ worth of MoMA PS1 records, and other primary source documents concerning art and cultural history in the 20th and 21st centuries, including private archives and papers of artists, galleries, dealers, art historians, critics, and others. The holdings also include an extensive Photographic Archive and interviews conducted as part of the Archives Oral History Program. An essential resource for scholars, students, curators, conservators, writers, journalists, artists, and Museum staff, the Archives plays a crucial role in fulfilling MoMA’s mission as an educational institution.</p> <ul class="dots top"> <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="/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> <p>Please use the above links to navigate the Museum Archives’ resources, or conduct a keyword search across the Museum Archives’ finding aids using the search box below.</p> <!-- Search My Google Mini --> <h2>Search Finding Aids</h2> <form action="search/" method="get" class="headroom"> <input name="query" size="35" value="" maxlength="255" type="text"> <input name="btnG" class="search" value="search" type="submit"> <input name="page" type="hidden" value="1" > </form> <!-- Search My Google Mini--> <hr id="closings" /> <h2>Exhibition History</h2> <p>The Museum of Modern Art announces the release of a digital archive of extraordinary importance for historians, students, artists, and anyone concerned with modern and contemporary art: a comprehensive account of the Museum’s exhibitions from its founding, in 1929, to today. This new digital archive, which will continue to grow as materials become available, is now accessible on the Museum’s web site, <a href="/calendar/exhibitions/history">moma.org/history</a>.</p> <p>Providing an unparalleled history of the presentation of modern and contemporary art on a widely available platform, the project features over 3,500 exhibitions, illustrated by primary documents such as installation photographs, press releases, checklists, and catalogues, as well as lists of included artists. By making these unique resources available at no charge, the Exhibition History digital archive directly aligns with the Museum’s mission of encouraging an ever-deeper understanding of modern and contemporary art and fostering scholarship.</p> <p><i>Funding for the processing of The Museum of Modern Art exhibition records was generously provided by the Leon Levy Foundation.</i></p> <h2>Archives Processing Project</h2> <p>In 2014 The Museum of Modern Art Archives, with the support of the Leon Levy Foundation, began a project to fully describe, preserve, and open to the public MoMA’s curatorial and registrar exhibition files. As of fall 2016, records for exhibitions from 1929 through 1989 will be available, and the Leon Levy project staff are continuing to work on exhibition records from 1990 through 2000, which are expected to be completed and opened to the public in 2019. Finding aids to the available records can be found on our holdings page. Work from this project, including index data, checklists, and press release links, has been integrated into MoMA’s exhibition history pages.</p> <p class="exhibitcredit">The Museum Archives website was generously funded by the Trustee Committee on Archives, Library, and Research.</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>