Archive & Resource Library

Explore 25 years of history

The Artpace Archive and Resource Library (AARL) collects, preserves, and shares Artpace’s unique story. AARL functions in support of Artpace’s mission to nurture the production of contemporary art by serving as an open resource to promote artistic practice. AARL seeks to engage the public and create a space for research and discourse on the subject of contemporary art. AARL online highlights Artpace’s impact on the local, national, and international community and celebrates its legacy. The AARL contains a comprehensive collection of materials on artists who have participated in the International Artist-in-Residence (IAIR) program, as well as contemporary art monographs, exhibition catalogues, and national and international periodicals that are available for onsite research.

To search the library collection, visit our online library catalog.

The AARL is open for use by appointment. For research queries please call 210.212.4900 or email