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Visiting the Archive of Sculptors' Papers

The Henry Moore Institute is now open.

Your visit

We are delighted to reopen our Galleries with two new exhibitions, Portable Sculpture and Rafael Pérez Evans: Handful, along with our Research Library and Archive of Sculptors' Papers.

In order to effectively manage the Galleries and allow for social distancing, we are limiting visitor numbers and are asking all visitors to book their visit in advance.

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

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.