Het HEM is currently closed in preperation for renovations and will reopen in fall 2024.
In the meanwhile, you’ll find our programming on several off-site locations and on The Couch.
Our event spaces are available for rent until October 2023.
Art is our first language. Even while we are closed for renovations, our programming continues. You will find our art programmes at off-site locations throughout the year and on the digital platform The Couch. The permanent installations in Het HEM will remain open to the public after the renovation.
Our music programme focuses on experimental ways of making, presenting and experiencing sound in the building through listening sessions, live performances and musical artist-in-residence programmes. During renovations, we organise music programmes at off-site locations and on the digital platform The Couch.
We are closed at the moment. When we are open again you are welcome for a drink and a bite, wine and dine at our restaurant. With good wether we suggest you settle down on our sunny terrace on the Costa del Zaano.
Het HEM loves books. During your visit, come lose yourself in the library's rich selection or discover new favourites in the SANZ Shop.
The building's industrial design and our experimental art programme bring ambience and meaning to every event.
Situated in a former munitions factory, Het HEM is a new home for contemporary culture.
Today traversing can be mentioned in any context; from axial constructions to border passing political actions. As an artist community, ArtScience likes to think in multi-dimensional spaces. During Traversing Bodies they connect Het HEM to transdisciplinary knowledge productions.
Between the travelling metal plates of RAAAF, the students of the ArtScience Interfaculty (Royal Academy of Art Den Haag and the Royal Conservatory of Den Haag) will hide soundscapes, play with movement, find installations and enrich collective awareness of (auditory) atmospheres.
From 12-7 pm the program wants to invite the intergenerational public to discover and learn through workshops.
Entrance is free
Participating artists: Armand Lesecq, Max Baraitser Smith, Jacob Wallett, Charlotte Chung, Bjarte Wildeman, Anne-Florence Neveu, Robbi Meertens, Rachwill Breidel, Leon Lapa Pereira, Yujia Wu, Tingyi Jiang, Dima Ibrahim, Valentin Kellein, Amos Peled
This program is put together by Leon Lapa Pereira and facilitated by the ArtScience Interfaculty