Grateful Dead Archive

Dead Central is currently closed while we prepare a new exhibit.  Stay tuned for the new exhibit's launch April 29, 2016.


Visit the Archive

The Grateful Dead Archive is located in McHenry Library. Exhibits of Grateful Dead Archive materials are on display in the Brittingham Family Foundation's Dead Central Gallery on the 2nd Floor of McHenry Library. The Dead Central exhibit space is open during all library business hours.

Specific materials from the Grateful Dead Archive can be accessed via the library Special Collections.


Grateful Dead Archive Online (GDAO)

GDAO is a socially constructed collection of tens of thousands of digitized images drawn from the archives. It is open for fans to submit their digital content.