Smithsonian Institution Archives of American Art

Washington, DC




Founded in 1954 and a part of the Smithsonian since 1970, the Archives of American Art is a renowned repository of primary source materials documenting thehistory of the visual arts in America from the eighteenth century to the present. The Archives makes these materials available to researchers and the general public worldwide through research centers in Washington, D.C., New York, and San Marino, California, at associated research facilities in Boston and San Francisco, and through the Internet and interlibrary loan.

The New York Regional Center Gallery is located on the lobby level of the UBS Building, 1285 Avenue of the Americas between 51st and 52nd Streets. For hours and admission fees please see the Archives' website.

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