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Visiting the Archive of Sculptors' Papers

In response to the government’s current Covid-19 guidelines, the Henry Moore Institute will be closed from Thursday 5 November 2020 until further notice.

When will the Archive reopen?

As long as Covid-19 restrictions are lifted, we will reopen our Galleries, Research Library and Archive of Sculptors’ Papers for our next exhibition, Portable Sculpture, from 5 February.

If you would like to plan a future visit to the Archive, please browse the online catalogue and then contact our Archivist Errin Hussey to discuss the material you are interested in.

Normal opening hours

The Archive of Sculptors' Papers is free to visit and open to anyone who wishes to explore the collection. 

The archive is open via prior appointment only, Tuesday to Friday, 10am-5pm. It is advisable to get in touch at least a month to your preferred date to visit. 

The Institute is closed on bank holidays.

Using the Archive

The archive is free to use. When visiting for the first time you will need to complete a registration form and produce proof of your identity. The form includes our archive rules and by signing the form you accept these conditions.