Research into the Gallery's Collection informs our exhibitions, publications, education and public programs. The Australian Centre of Asia Pacific Art (ACAPA) examines the artists and artwork of QAGOMA's focus region and holds an extensive Asia Pacific archive. The Gallery's Centre for Contemporary Art Conservation is a leader in facing the challenges of preserving artworks created in new and evolving media. Researchers can access an extensive holding of books, journals and special collections in the Research Library, and learn about the ownership history of objects in the Collection through provenance research.