Opening Hours and Terms of Use

We will gladly open the Archives of Contemporary Arts for you!

If you would like to visit the Archives of Contemporary Arts, please make an appointment – which is also possible on short notice. Our facilities offer complete work spaces with PCs and Internet access in a comfortable and quiet environment. Competent scientific staff will support you in your material search. The usage of the Archives of Contemporary Arts is free of charge.


Digital Archive and Research Services

A large amount of the collection has already been digitalised. Digitalised materials of the collection (including audio-visual media) can be transmitted in digital format. We also gladly accept research requests. These services are subject to a charge. For more details please review our current tariff regulations.

Catalogue search

Parts of the collection of the Archives of Contemporary Arts are already registered in the Austrian Union Catalogue of Bequests, Autographs and Manuscripts (Österreichischer Verbundkatalog für Nachlässe, Autographen und Handschriften).

For queries on subjects that have not yet been made available, you are welcome to contact us.