The Museum of Modern Art

At The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and MoMA PS1, we celebrate creativity, openness, tolerance, and generosity. We aim to be inclusive places—both onsite and online—where diverse cultural, artistic, social, and political positions are welcome. We’re committed to sharing the most thought-provoking modern and contemporary art, and hope you will join us in exploring the art, ideas, and issues of our time.

Read more about MoMA’s mission statement and history here.

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Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Drawings and Prints Study Center

At the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Drawings and Prints Study Center, researchers can access the Museum’s extensive collection of works on paper, including drawings, prints, illustrated books, artists’ books, and multiples. Curatorial files on works may also be available for consultation. Visit MoMA’s website to learn more about how to schedule a visit to the Drawings and Prints Center.


MOMA Department of Drawings and Prints:


Drawings and prints were the first works to enter The Museum of Modern Art’s collection in 1929, the year of the Museum’s founding. At various points in MoMA’s history, these two mediums have been separated into individual departments or joined together; since 2013, they have been united within the Department of Drawings and Prints.


MoMA’s drawings holdings represent one of the most comprehensive collections of 20th-century works on paper, bringing together more than 13,600 items. These include a historical range of drawings in pencil, ink, and charcoal, as well as watercolors, gouaches, collages, and works in mixed mediums.


Additionally, the Department of Drawings and Prints houses several discrete collections, including the Judith Rothschild Foundation Collection of Russian Books (approximately 1,000 works, acquired 2001–02); the Judith Rothschild Foundation Collection of Contemporary Drawings (approximately 2,600 works, acquired 2005); the Gilbert and Lila Silverman Fluxus Collection (approximately 5,000 works, acquired 2008); and the Louise Bourgeois print archive (approximately 5,000 works, acquired on an ongoing basis since 1993).

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Exhibition Tour: Ellsworth Kelly Sketchbooks
February 1, 2024 3:00 pm

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January 1, 12AM UTC
Pose, Power, Practice: New Perspectives on Life Drawing
Vernon Square, London, WC1X 9EW, United Kingdom

From the sixteenth century to the present, drawing the human body from life has remained a mainstay of Western institutional art practice. Despite significant shifts in the aesthetics, media, and […]

January 1, 12AM UTC
The Drawing Foundation – All Day Drawing Competition
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY, 10003, United States
Join up to 65 other artists for a full day of drawing from multiple live models
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