The museum’s mission is not only to exhibit but also to collect, preserve, and provide access to all documentation relative to les Abattoirs, its collections, and the records related to the history and activities of the Contemporary art network of the region. In order to offer a deeper knowledge of the works exhibited at les Abattoirs, the archives house numerous and varied documents.
The archives operate in collaboration with the different departments of the museum (conservation, registration, communication, mediation...). Doubling as a study centre, all the resources (press cuttings, artist files, artist sketchbooks, photographs, reports...) are made available to the public. It contributes to the valorisation and knowledge of the institution and to the FRAC Midi-Pyrénées.
The notes on individual works, augmented with biographical and technical elements and letters from the artist can be found on les Abattoirs website as part of our online collection.
Open from Monday to Friday – 9.30 to 12.30, 14.00- 18.00
Though open to the public, we ask that you explain your research. It is preferable to contact us beforehand to make an appointment.
Call + 33 (0)534 51 10 64 / (0)562 48 97 97