We produce public programs that enliven and expand conversations around artistic legacies. Through a combination of panel discussions, workshops, and by-invitation roundtables, we endeavor to profile the labor that goes into preserving archives, share resources and help establish artists’ archives as a critical field of study.
This workshop, led by Melissa J. Nelson, will address anti-Black racism in archival records by providing methods on how to create inclusive descriptions and how to provide access to these materials while minimizing harm.
An open conversation with speakers Topher Campbell, Dominque Luster and Erika Tan, moderated by Lisa Darms.
In 2021 we organized two roundtable conversations bringing together a small group of innovators in the field of artists’ archives to share our work and discuss the most pressing needs for artists and adjacent communities.
Presented in partnership with the Grey Art Gallery NYU and The Brooklyn Rail, this series of panel discussions explored the relationship between archives and the creative process in contemporary art. The panelists discussed how archival research inspires artistic practice and the ways artists explore their own archives for inspiration.
The symposium The Rapidly Changing Landscape of Archive Stewardship in Contemporary Art, held in March 2019, brought together artists, scholars, archivists, collectors, estate and foundations managers, and the public to address current issues and best practices in the management of artists’ archives.