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


Expanded Archives Network

The Expanded Archives Network (EAN) connects freelance and institution-based archivists, curators, and other memory workers through a shared interest in artists’ archives, legacies, and futures.
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.

Institute for American Indian Arts

The IAIA’s Research Center for Contemporary Native Arts (RCCNA) supports IAIA’s dedication to advancing scholarship, discourse, and interpretation of contemporary Native art for regional, national, and international audiences. 

Women’s Studio Workshop

Women’s Studio Workshop’s mission is to operate and maintain an artists’ workspace that champions the work of historically marginalized and under-represented people and artistic practices. Hauser & Wirth Institute’s grant will allow WSW to hire a full-time Archivist and Special Collections Manager to help preserve and activate their collections.
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.