The National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens (EMST) features a library and art archive specializing in contemporary art. The EMST library and art archive are directly connected and jointly constitute a center for the study and research of contemporary art. Their mission is to support and strengthen the research work of the Μuseum and the research community, to promote scientific research, to connect with artistic practice and society, and to contribute to the familiarization of the public with contemporary art. +
The library and art archive strive for continuous enrichment in relation to the policy and activities of the Μuseum. Special emphasis is given to the study, digitalization and promotion of these collections, in accordance with international standards and best practices. EMST aspires to cooperate with other archives, institutions, libraries and relevant organizations in Greece and abroad.
The goal is for the EMST library and art archive to function as a living laboratory of interdisciplinary research, study and promotion of contemporary art through activities, programs and partnerships.
The EMST library specializes in contemporary Greek and international art. It has more than 8.500 publications and 450 magazine titles, in Greek and foreign languages.
RESEARCH PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES
The library and the art archive of EMST are under reorganization. During this time, the researchers can visit and have access to part of the collection by appointment. .+
Library – Art Archive: firstname.lastname@example.org
Archivist / Librarian,