If you are a dreamer, come in.
If you are a dreamer, a wisher, a liar,
A hope-er, a pray-er, a magic bean buyer,
If you’re a pretender, come sit by my fire,
For I have some flax golden tales to spin.
– Shel Silverstein
The name ‘HEM’ stems from the Germanic word ‘haima’, meaning ‘home’. Het HEM is a lively meeting place for contemporary culture. A home for critics and dreamers, the curious and questioners: where art acts as a sounding board to reflect on our current times. Our Living Room is Het HEM’s heart: here you can boost your batteries with unique stories, delicious food and drinks, or a good conversation by the fire.
In the Café Restaurant Het HEM you can order from the menu all day long. Our products come from quality suppliers and all of the menu is prepared in our own kitchen.
Every season we select a special collection of books, magazines, documentaries, lectures, art films and podcasts, carefully compiled by our guest curators – on occasion even borrowed from personal collections. These works not only offer further depth to the current Chapter, but are also masterpieces in themselves.