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During shows every week Thursdays 1pm till 8pm

Friday to Sunday 1pm till 6pm

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Boekhorststraat 125
The Hague, NL
Boekhorstst. 125, The Hague, NL





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Applicants may apply between April 1st to May 1st 2021.

1646 has an open call out for our residency program. The residency offers (inter)national artists and curators the possibility to stay and work/research at our location in the centre of The Hague.

1646 residency aims to support innovative practices, develop global networks, and engage the local art community in The Netherlands.

The residency period is at the end of the year, from September till December, 2021, with exact dates and duration to be decided by the applicants in conversation with 1646, with a maximum of two months. Children or partners can accompany the artist. The residency at 1646 is not focussed on an end result, but on providing a space for research/work/reflection, while getting familiar with the context of The Hague and The Netherlands . There is no exhibition connected to the residency, though, a public event will conclude the residency period — the shape of which can be worked out in conversation with 1646.

1646 residency program provides:
Studio space of 5m x 3m inside our venue. The studio is provided with a wi-fi internet connection and residents have access to our technical facilities.
Accommodation: a studio apartment nearby the gallery with private cooking facilities, internet and shared toilet and shower.

Specification of budget provided:
1500 incl. VAT. Artist/ Curator fee
1000 incl. VAT. Production budget
(Travel costs are not covered)

Selection process
Applicants may apply between April 1st to May 1st 2021.
All applications submitted during this period will be thoroughly reviewed by the team of 1646.

Due to the large amount of applications we are not able to provide feedback. The points that we take into consideration when looking at the applications are:
- Artistic quality
- Fully completed application
- Clarity of the proposal
- How the portfolio and proposal fit within the context of 1646

past residents.


  • 1st of May, 2021

how to apply.

Please note that the application should be completed in English and includes:

  • Application form, available for download here
  • Documentation of work (max. 50 pages)
  • Artist’s statement / Project proposal for the residency period (together max. 1 A4)

Submit your application via email to including a scanned version of the application form. If possible, please submit the application as a multi-page PDF file.

Note that for proper reception of the application, download links of video material or larger files (transferred through services like Wetransfer) should be included in the PDF file instead of being sent as individual emails.

For information about how to obtain a download link of your transfer check this page .