Institut umění - divadelní ústav (rezidenční pobyty) / Arts Institute - Theatre Institute (Residencies)
Several times a year Arts Institute declares exchange residencies for artists, musicians, dancers, writers etc. Arts Institute mostly pays costs connected with staying of foreign artists in the Czech Republic, exceptionally the Institute also cofinances staying of Czech artists abroad. Celetná 17 110 00 Praha 1
CESTA - Cultural Exchange Station in Tábor / CESTA - Cultural Exchange Station in Tábor
CESTA is an international not-for-profit center established to foster cultural understanding and tolerance through the arts. Since 1993, CESTA has concentrated its efforts on international arts festivals, community projects, group exchanges, residencies, and the development of an informational global network for artists in all fields of artistic expression and cultural production. The aim of the residence program is to open CESTA's resources to performing and visual artists. They may not only find a place where they can work with focus and intention, but also where they may participate in and add to the artistic and intellectual exchange and network that CESTA has created. Minimum residency period is one week, maximum six weeks. Each participant pays the fee, which covers accommodation and food costs. Website in Czech and English. Novákova 387 390 01 Tábor
The DEAI / meetings is a civic association. The objectives of association's activities are organization of cultural activities of diverse art branches and organization of interbranch meetings of art and general public. They also organize art residences, workshops, exhibitions,courses, theatre, musical and multimedia performances. A target group of association activities includes artists of diverse branches, active people with cultural interests, especially young people and seniors. Website in Czech and English. Poštovní adresa: Dlouhá 33, 110 00, Praha 1 Kostelní 30/674 170 00 Praha 7
Egon Schiele Art Centrum Český Krumlov / Egon Schiele Art Centre Český Krumlov
Besides a presentation documenting the life and work of Egon Schiele and a permanent exhibition of his watercolours and drawings the ESAC presents regularly changing exhibitions. These classical and contemporary 20th century art exhibitions occupy a space of 3000 square metres. Czech representatives in particular are presented alongside international artists. In order to encourage international exchange part of the museum complex was converted into generously proportioned studios for long-term study and working visits by East and West European artists. The studios can be leased for 10 years by international organisations and flats are currently being prepared for writers as well. The centre doesn't provide any financial help, they only rent the spaces. In addition, an extensive museum shop and a traditional café with Bohemian specialities have been opened. They serve as a stimulating meeting place for artists and art enthusiasts. Website in Czech, English and German. Široká 71 381 01 Český Krumlov
Mezinárodní visegrádský fond / International Visegrad Fund
The mission of the International Visegrad Fund is to promote development of closer cooperation among the Visegrad Group (V4) countries—the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia—and to strengthen the ties among people in the region. The Fund provides funding for common cultural, scientific, research and educational projects, youth exchanges, promotion of tourism and cross-border cooperation. Most of the grant recipients are non-governmental organizations, municipalities and local governments, universities, schools and other public institutions and also individual citizens. The Fund also awards individual scholarships and artist residencies. Website in English. Kráľovské údolie 8 811 02 Bratislava
The mission of the Meet Factory cultural center is to connect Prague to the contemporary art scene in Europe and the world through international cooperation. The Meet Factory creates a platform which is currently lacking in Prague and is essential for international cooperation and artistic exchange. The goal of the project is to use the AZV industrial building in Zlíchov as an artistic multi-cultural center. The majority of the building will be used as ateliers for residencies of artists from abroad along with exhibition space. Website in Czech and English.
Milkwood Artist Residence / Milkwood Artist Residence
With a fully equipped apartment, Milkwood Artist Residence provides an opportunity for artists and scholars to concentrate on their work, meet local artists and explore the historic and natural sites of the region. Residents of Milkwood find themselves vitalized by the idyllic, village environment and the strong contemporary community of Czech artists who have made their home in Český Krumlov. The location provides excellent opportunities for day trips to Prague, Vienna, Linz or other South Bohemian towns.
In addition to the accommodations, residents may request assistance with retaining local studio, exhibition or performance space. These requests are addressed on an individual basis as spaces are provided by local organizations and are not always available. Applicant artists will be advised of any additional costs prior to commitment. The residence application form provides room for additional requests.
On occasion, Milkwood hosts educational and cultural programs that utilize the residence. To help support its programming, it also accepts non-resident guests at short-term rates. No programming or guest accommodations, however, are scheduled when artists are in residence, and residence scheduling takes precedence over other activities.
The minimum stay is two weeks. Rare exceptions to the rate are made for artists or scholars who can show both economic need and excellence in their discipline. Website in English only.
Pro Helvetia Warsaw offers artists and professional cultural practitioners in a wide sense (including administrators, choreographers, authors, critics, translators, technicians, etc.) who are not yet established on the international scene the possibility of a three-week to six-month residency in Switzerland (for artists from the region encompassed by Pro Helvetia Warszawa), Poland, Czech Republic or Latvia (for artists from Switzerland). Website in Polish and English. ul. Chocimska 3/1 00-791 Warszawa
Školská 28 - komunikační prostor / Školská 28 - communication space
Communication Space Školská 28 is a multifunctional space for various nonprofit cultural and artistic activities. It is located in the courtyard of the neo-renaissance residential building “U rytířů”. The space offers the community a variety of public activities connected to social life in the center of Prague. These activities take the form of a wide spectrum of initiatives, projects, and activities, and they also contribute to a revitalization of facilities for the improvement of the local civic conditions of intergenerational communication, while working together with other non-commercial initiatives. The exhibition program is dedicated to the presentation of contemporary culture. Communication Space Školská 28 is connected with the international project of artists residencies Open Studios Prague Dolní Počernice, which offers living and working space to projects that require long-termpreparation and use of studio space. Website in Czech and English. Poštovní adresa: DEAI, o. s., Dlouhá 33, 110 00 Praha 1 Školská 28 110 00 Praha 1