Hauser & Wirth Institute fosters innovation and advances equity in the field of artists’ archives.


Studio Museum in Harlem

Founded in 1968 by a diverse group of artists, community activists, and philanthropists, The Studio Museum in Harlem is internationally known for its catalytic role in promoting the work of artists of African descent.

Pratt Institute

Hauser & Wirth Institute has awarded $280,000 in scholarships to Pratt Institute to fund full tuition for two graduate students entering their three-year, dual-degree in Library and Information Science and the History of Art and Design.
Pencil and ink drawing on paper by Eva Hesse

The Drawings of Eva Hesse

This project brings together Hesse’s complete body of works on paper for the first time. It will comprise almost 1,100 sketches, prints, and drawings realized between 1952 and the artist’s death in 1970, including around 350 works from her teenage and student years.
Colorful abstract painting by Mary Dill Henry

Mary Dill Henry Archive

The Institute is processing and digitizing the archive of American abstract painter Mary Dill Henry. This archive includes sketchbooks, photographs, letters, artist statements, press clippings, and records of Henry’s professional graphic design work.
Artist Aay Preston-Myint wearing purple gloves and touching photographs on a table covered with books, boxes, and images from the Leather Archives and Museum

Chicago Archives + Artists Project

The Chicago Archives + Artists Project highlights Chicago archives and special collections that give space to voices on the margins of history.