The Museum Archives
The Archives include the public records of the Museum and the Artists Archives.
The public records of the Museum (Myndighetsarkivet)
The public records contain the continuous records of the Museum’s operations from 1866 to the current period. There are three record groups: Nationalmuseum Sections (NM/AVD) and Administrative Body (NM/CK, NM/FE).
"The Artists Archives" (Enskilda arkiv)
The Artists Archives has been accumulated over the years by museum staff and through acquisitions, gifts and donations. The holdings consists of documentation about artists, individual artworks and buildings. It consists of both correspondence and research work by art historians and museum staff. The Artists Archives are divided into four collections: Biografica, Correspondence Collections (Brevarkiv) Topographical Collection Topografica) and Private Archives (Enskilda arkiv).
Treasures from the Archives and Art Library
The art library’s and the archives’ collections of literature, magazines, letters, news clips, records and much more contain many exiting treasures. Check out a small selection.
Visiting the archives
You can visit the archives during the opening hours of the library: Tuesday - Thursday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Adress: Holmamiralens väg 2, Skeppsholmen.
Prepair for your visit
To make sure items are available, please use the online finding aids and contact the archives in advance with your orders.
Finding aids can be found in the reference library and on the web: https://sok.riksarkivet.se/nad