The NCAF Archives are a resource for curators and scholars but it is not open to the general public. The Archives are open without a fee to academic researchers after declaration of research topic and approval on a case-to-case basis only. A written request to access the Archives must be submitted at least 3 months before visiting the facilities.

Materials are to remain in the NCAF Archives at all times. Hours of Operation of the NCAF Archives are Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Some archival materials are restricted. Archive staff may be able to answer basic enquiries by e-mail. However, we are unable to undertake detailed or extensive research for you.

If you wish to register to research at the Archives please fill out the Researcher Registration Form and send to

Niki de Saint Phalle in her studio, Impasse Ronsin, Paris, 1961. Photo: Shunk-Kender © J. Paul Getty Trust