Künstlerhäuser Worpswede

General information

Brief description of organisation

Operating since 1971, founded by Atelierhaus Worpswede e.V.

Organisation founded in


Brief description of residency program

Artist in residence- program for grants in visual arts, sound art and literature located in the country side approximately 25 km from Bremen.
Applications for grants should be submitted to the Ministry of Science and Culture in Hanover. Precondition ist to live or work in Lower Saxony/Germany. Selection of candidates is made by the Lower Saxony Art Commission. Application deadline is the 15th of January each year. You will find application modalities and forms on www.mkw.niedersachsen.de
Applications for workstays without grant should be submitted to Künstlerhäuser Worpswede e.V. Please check www.kh-worpswede.de

Residency program since


Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • New Media
  • Film Making
  • Sculpture
  • Music
  • Literature
Type of organisation
  • Independent Association/Foundation

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • 1 week
Number of artists resident at one time


Companions allowed
  • Children
  • Partners
  • Pets
Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Supplies
  • Food
Expenses paid by the organisation
  • Housing
Application who/how

Open Call

Selection procedure

By Committee

Presentation of artists' work

Arranged on a case-by-case basis

Description of residency



  • Internet Connection
  • Library
  • Office
  • Kitchen
  • Computer
Number of studios


Type and size of studios

Live-work space

  • Private Apartment
Working language(s)
  • English
  • German
Other activities happening at the space
  • Presentation

How to reach

By train

Bus 670 from Bremen main train station ( 50 min.)

By plane

Bremen Airport (1 h)
Hamburg Airport (1,5 h)

Contact information

Künstlerhäuser Worpswede
Bergstrasse 1
D - 27726 Worpswede


Phone: +49-175-5963334
Fax: +49-4792 2112

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