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Women Artists' Associations (with members)
Women Artists' Groups (self-formed by artists)
Archiv des Vereins der Berliner Kunstlerinnen
Extensive archive of women artists in Berlin since 1867, now part of ADK Archive
Official website about ARIADNE, documenting their performances and actions.
AWARE: Archives of Women Artists, Research and Exhibitions
website/organisation to research 20th C women artists founded by Camille Morineau in 2014
Bildwechsel / Kunstlerinnenarchiv
the major archive in Hamburg of women's art, founded in 1979
Bildwechsel: Video Palace
a virtual environment/website for exploring the archive of bildwechsel, with garden, screenings, documentation centre to explore
Cinenova is Britain's only women's film and distribution agency, a non-profit company, founded in 1991, from a merger between Cinenova and Cinema of Women (see Felicity Sparrow, interview, 'Forming Circles' vol.34, July 2014)
Make: formerly Women's Art Library in the UK
now housed at Goldsmiths' College Library in London
National Museum of Women in the Arts,Washington DC
also runs the Clara database on women artists
Re.Act.Feminism: A Performing Archive (2008-2009), (2011-2013)
2nd edition of an exhibition project and archive exploring feminist and gendercritical performance art from the 1960s to the early 1980s with a focus on re-enactment.
a feminist socio-cultural intervention group dedicated to provide women with access to digital technologies in Montreal, Canada
SVBK, Amsterdam (women artist's organisation), archive housed at Atria
Archive of Stichting Vrouwen in de Beeldende Kunst (SVBK).SVBK's archives on women artists, collected between 1976-1993 are at Atria (formerly known as Aletta), Women's Library in the Netherlands.
Valie EXPORT Center, Linz
The archive of artist, Valie EXPORT, were donated to the City of Linz in 2015, held at the LENTOS Kunstmuseum. Since November 2017, they became the VALIE EXPORT Center Linz.
Women Artists Archives at Sonoma University, USA
Acquired by Sonoma in 2008, this is the J.J. Wilson and Karen Petersen archive, which Robin Masi worked on between 1992-1994. Now held in the Art Departments, visual resources section.
Women Artists Archives National Directory (WAAND)
A database of archives of women artists in the USA which possess material on or about women artists, run by Rutgers University
Women's Art Archive (1970-1984) Museum of New Zealand/Te Papa Tongerewa
The Women's Art Archive was established at the National Art Gallery in 1979 by Janice Antill and Lindley Turnbull. It was created to collect documentation on women artists and their work both in New Zealand and overseas. Includes oral history interviews.
Women's Art Register
Founded in 1975, Women's Art Register is an archive of women artists in Australia. The catalogue of the slide collection was also a magazine.
Women's Art Resource Centre
Was an active centre for women artists until 2014. Website has closed. Archives of papers at University of Ottawa Library, Special Collections.