1 Jul – 12 Jul 2020

Call(s) for graduates

Nest en Melkweg Expo@Public Space

Nest wants to invite all graduating students from the class of 2020 (BA/MA Fine Art) at all the Dutch art schools to submit an image of their graduation work for a city-wide exhibition in the public space of The Hague.

4 Jul – 10 Jul 2020

Cinema in the Garden


Humanity House, PIP and Nest organize Cinema in the Garden from 4th to the 10th of July. Late nite films and documentaries on the terrace of PIP. We select seven movies, which connect to the current state and times in the world.

10 Jul – 2 Aug 2020

Fred Sandback: The measurement of space


In a time in which it is decided from above which space we occupy in relation to each other, Nest researches the interpretation of space by means of Fred Sandback: The Measurement of Space.

3 Sep – 22 Nov 2020

A Fair Share of Utopia

Exhibition@Nest and CBK Zuidoost

‘If you would die today and reincarnate one generation later, in what world would you want to be born, regardless of where or who you are?’ This is the question posed to the artists of ‘A Fair Share of Utopia’ and inspired them to create new works for Nest and CBK Zuidoost.

3 Sep – 22 Nov 2020

Wat Niet Is Maar Kan Zijn


The exhibition ‘A Fair Share of Utopia’ is accompanied by the publication ‘Wat Niet Is Maar Kan Zijn’, in which ten writers and nine artists explore the possibility of putting their own interests aside for a better world for future generations. They speculate about an unknown future of which they themselves are part.


9 Jun 2011


Art Fair@Nest

One Nest Stand #13 FITAX 500 FITAX 500 is an art fair where artists and collectors can exchange a work with an estimated value of €500. On June 9th the fair takes place at Nest. To participate, read the rules below, or drop by to watch artists and collectors trade their works. The fair is […]

26 May 2011    20:00

Artist Talk

Artist Talk@Nest

Saskia Monshouwer, Rune Peitersen and Bradley Pitts speak about their work and the exhibition.

22 May 2011    16:00



Eelco van der Lingen gives the tour, talks about the work and talks to the audience. In an informal atmosphere they discuss what there is to see and what False Focus is all about.

11 May 2011    20:00



Raymond van Ee, professor of neuropsychology at Utrecht University, talks about the influence of our brain on perception.

26 Apr 2011    10:00

Verwend Nest


The workshop at False Focus is meant for children from 6 to 12 years old. During this workshop the children make a three-dimensional structure with mirrored foamboard which creates a strange object, you can no longer see how long or high it is, what is real and what is not. 26 and 27 April, 3 […]

16 Apr – 29 May 2011

False Focus


Exhibition, April 17 – May 29 2011 Gwenneth Boelens Beate Gütschow Marc Philip van Kempen Michiel Kluiters Erik Olofsen Rune Peitersen Bradley Pitts Roland Schimmel Melanie Wiora Curated by Eelco van der Lingen icw Rune Peitersen  False Focus is based on the idea that our senses and the way they are translated by the brain […]

27 Mar 2011    16:00



Nest coordinator and art historian Marijn Ottenhof gives the tour, talks about the work and talks to the public. In an informal atmosphere they discuss what there is to see and what it’s all about at The Spur of the Moment. (free)

5 Mar – 10 Apr 2011

The Spur of the Moment


Exhibition March 6 – April 10 2011 Ghislain Amar David Bade / Yair Callender / Vincent Both Koen Delaere Tobias Hoffknecht Bas van den Hurk Charlott Markus David Ostrowski Michail Pirgelis Remco Torenbosch Femke de Vries Sjoerd Westbroek Jan Van Woensel “Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke.” Hermann Hesse  “Ever since the […]

13 Feb 2011    16:00



Nest curator Mandy Prins gives the tour, talks about the work and talks to the audience. In an informal atmosphere they discuss what is to be seen and what Urban Expressionism is all about. (free)

27 Jan 2011    20:00

Urban Talk


With NAi curator Saskia van Stein, conservator Dolf de Maar, Cube House resident Kras Bocklandt, Floating island designer Arie Taal and residents of a self-designed house; Joris Brouwers and Nicky Zwaan.

23 Jan 2011    16:00



Nest coordinator Marijn Ottenhof gives the tour, talks about the work and talks to the audience. In an informal atmosphere they discuss what there is to see and what Urban Expressionism is all about. (Free)

15 Jan – 20 Feb 2011

Urban Expressionism


Exhibition, January 16 – February 20 2011 Ellen Ter Beek Thijs Ebbe Fokkens André Kruysen Romain Pellas Urs Pfannenmüller Rob Voerman Eelco Cornelis de Vries Curated by Eelco van der Lingen icw André Kruysen  In Urban Expressionism seven artists use ordered and architectural structures for the production of their work. The visual rhythm that comes […]

9 Dec – 10 Dec 2010

The Eye Codex of the Monochrome


Navid Nuur -The Eye Codex of the Monochrome The starting point of a new phase in the ever growing body of work of Navid Nuur, in which he studies the visual qualities of ‘the Monochrome’. Nuur ignores the art-theoretical perception on the work of people like Turrel, Rothko and Kapoor and dissects the monochrome on […]

25 Nov 2010

In Pursuit


One Nest Stand #5, November 25 2010, 20.00 hours Frank Maximilian Heiser Catinka Kersten Pia Louwerens Daniel van Straalen Marline van der Eijk Victor Yudaev Silben de Jonge Malyssa ten Hove Evelien Gransjean Aghlaja Mast In Pursuit (of Tracks, Traces and Transformations) 10 students from the Royal Academy of Arts show their interpretation of the […]

17 Nov 2010

Melle Smets and Joost Conijn


(Nederlands) Melle Smets en Joost Conijn gaan in gesprek met Alexander Mayhew, auteur van het essay Professional Tourism.

11 Nov 2010

Tracking Art with Marisa Polin


An international art evening with a guided tour and a public discussion by Marisa Polin.
Before and after the tour there will be time to enjoy a glass of wine.

28 Oct 2010

Esther Kokmeijer and Maarten Vanden Eynde


(Nederlands) Esther Kokmeijer en Maarten Vanden Eynde praten over hun werk en gaan in gesprek met Jaring Dürst Britt.

9 Oct – 21 Nov 2010

Tracks, Traces and Transformations


Exhibition, October 9 – November 21 2010 Patrick Corillon (BE) Maarten Vanden Eynde (BE) Christoph Fink (BE) Esther Kokmeijer (NL) Richard Long (UK) Simon Starling (UK) Curated by Eelco van der Lingen icm Esther Kokmeijer A project on art directly related to movement. Constantly changing perspectives are transformed by the artists into collections and narratives, […]

4 Sep 2010



Museumnacht at Nest

7 Aug – 4 Sep 2010



Exhibition, July 1 – August 5 2012 Dodo Albrecht Jip Canneman DCR Gueststudios Arnoud Dijkstra Tawhida Engelenburg Caroline Grijsen Janneke Hendriks René Jansen Joncquil Nieke Koek Johan van Kreij André Kruysen Thomas van Linge Rozemarijn Lucassen Willem Marijs Andries Micke Sarina Missot Motoko Frank van Munster Navid Nuur Malou Osendarp Erla van der Pauw Perceptor […]

26 Jun – 24 Jul 2010

Asian Invasion


Exhibition, June 26 – July 24 2010 Hikaru Miyakawa (JP) Hanae Utamura (JP) Yann Vanderme (FR) Takayuki Yamamoto (JP) Jessica de Boer (NL) Angeline Dekker (NL) Floris Kruidenberg (NL) Clara Palli Monguilod (ES) Magdalena Pilko (AT) Marisa Polin (MX) Artist/curator Hikaru Miyakawa has traveled with Japanse Artists Takayuki Yamamoto and Hanae Utamura to The Hague. […]

17 Jun 2010

Bregje van Woensel and Jeroen Jongeneel

Artist Talk@Nest

Curator Bregje van Woensel and artist Jeroen Jongeleen speak about the relation between creation and destruction in graffiti, and the need for the destruction of the status quo within society.

11 Jun 2010

Hug Haag


(Nederlands) Introductie van de kunstenaars van Asian Invasion (with a hint of frenchness) tijdens een informele presentatie van hun werk.

6 May 2010

Ad van Denderen and Ronald Rijnders

Artist Talk@Nest

Destruction of, by and in the human being. Photojournalist Ad van Denderen will show how he is confronted with destruction through his photography. Psychiatrist Ronald Reijnders of the Pieter Baan Centre will speak about destructive human behaviour.

1 May – 20 Jun 2010

Appetite for Destruction


Exhibition, May 1 – June 20 2010 Gert Jan Kocken (NL) Ujin Lee and Tom Edwards (Aus) Zeger Reyers (NL) David Rickard (UK) Keiko Sato (NL/JPN) Kris Vleeschouwer (BE) Bram Vreven (NL/BE) Aeneas Wilder (JPN/UK) Curated by Eelco van der Lingen icw Bram Vreven Appetite for Destruction looks at the positive use of destruction. Ripping, crushing, splitting […]


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