Its funds are one of the most important collections in the world, because of its rarity, variety, and specialization, covering works, objects and documents of media arts, ranging from the late sixties to the present.
The importance of these contemporary art funds adds to the existence, for over two decades, of various workshops and laboratories for experimental creation using these technological resources, which have been running in parallel with the management of all these funds and resources, also collaborating in the construction of an important part of this heritage. Co-existence of these endowments and the results of the workshops and laboratories, has enabled a large variety and quantity of original documentary related to the development of numerous processes and materials produced in these as well as the intellectual legacy emerged from the room and passage through the centers of the most prominent artists from the international scene and the subsequent environment for discussion and exchange of ideas occurred in their areas.
CAAC-Cuenca constitutes an important educational resource to students enrolled in graduate and postgraduate that currently offers the Faculty of Fine Arts in Cuenca. Likewise, funds and resources are permanently available to researchers, specialists and scholars, both through their physical spaces specially set up for that purpose, such as online, through its various networked virtual spaces.