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The documenta archiv safeguards and preserves the important cultural heritage, making it available to present and future generations of curators and scholars.

Untere Karlsstr. 4, 34117 KasselPhone +49 56170727-3100Opening Hours Reading Room: Tuesday to Friday from 9.00 am til 4.00 pm, Thursday from 9.00 am til 7.00 pm

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Images documenta and documenta archiv

We kindly provide you with one image free of charge for each documenta exhibition and its artistic directors.

Archiving the Unarchivable – Das Unarchivierbare archivieren

The documenta archiv is organising an international conference in the documenta-Halle from 22 - 24 November 2018 in preparation for the future documenta Institut (will be held in English)

From the documenta archiv #3 Hans Hillmann „Fly paper“. A Comics-​Concert

The series of events “From the documenta archiv” will be continued. On Sunday, November 5th, 2017 at 5 pm will take place an extraordinary “comic concert” at the Gloria Cinema. The papers of Hans Hillmann are now part of the archive’s collection.

New Corporate Identity of the documenta archiv

The documenta archiv gets a new image with a web presence, logo, and -custom typography developed by the Stuttgart Design Agency L2M3.