Archive & Library

Art Research Center, MMCA Gwacheon

Art Research Center (ARC) was established in 2013 for the purpose of researching and understanding modern and contemporary art in Korea and the Asiatic region. ARC promotes collecting, managing, and preserving art materials, encourages researcher to study, and provides an art information service about artists and art related materials.

  • Art Archives
    Art Archives

    Art Archives houses the institutional records of the museum’s major activities, such as exhibition, education, and research, and the materials relating to Korean artists of the 20th century: sketches, drawings, notes, photos, letters, and brochures. The archives provides public service for reading original documents which are completely arranged and described.

    Opening Hours
    Mon – Fri 10:00-17:30 (lunch 12:00-13:00)
    Closed every Saturday, Sunday and on national holidays.

  • Art Library
    Art Library

    Art Library provides public service for reading the collected a wide variety of art materials with the aim of being special library of modern and contemporary art. The library contains books relating to modern and contemporary art, MMCA publications, periodicals, and dissertations on art.

    Opening Hours
    Mon-Fri. 10:00-17:30 (except for lunch time 12:00 - 13:00)
    Closed every Saturday, Sunday and national holidays

Digital Library & Archive, MMCA Seoul

Digital Library & Archive was established in 2014 for the purpose of offering various information about art to the public and art lovers. The library and archive in Seoul promotes collecting, managing, and preserving art materials, providing public service for reading original documents and digital data, and exhibiting archive.

  • Digital Archive
    Digital Archive

    Digital Archive contains video archives of artists, as well as ‘Korean contemporary artist file’ which is the collected data of Korean contemporary artists. Also, the archive holds various exhibitions of archive.

    Opening Hours
    Mon – Fri 10:00-17:30 (lunch 12:00-13:00)
    Closed every Saturday, Sunday and on national holidays.

  • Digital Library
    Digital Library

    Digital Library provides public service for reading valuable art materials with the aim of being contemporary art specialty library. The library houses contemporary art books, MMCA publications, periodicals, and digital contents(WebDB and e-book).

    Opening Hours
    Mon-Fri. 10:00-17:30 (except for lunch time 12:00 - 13:00)
    Closed every Saturday, Sunday and national holidays