7 Oct 2023    20:00

Museum Night Den Haag


Speciaal voor Museumnacht Den Haag nodigt Nest nodigt je uit om op zaterdag 7 oktober een kijkje te nemen achter de schermen in de studio van de Haagse schilder Philip Akkerman en is er muziek van Jameszoo.

13 Oct – 7 Jan 2024

Cycle, Portal, Path


This fall, Nest presents Cycle, Portal, Path: an exhibition that examines how the traces left by the Swedish artist Hilma af Klint (1862-1944) affect contemporary art 100 years later.

13 Oct 2023    20:00

Opening Cycle, Portal, Path


On Friday October 13th you’re invited to the opening of our new exhibition Cycle, Portal, Path. An exhibition that examines how the traces left by the Swedish artist Hilma af Klint (1862-1944) affect contemporary art 100 years later. Af Klint lived in a time full of developments and scientific turmoil. Scientists studied nature and dealt […]

18 Oct 2023    10:00

Verwend Nest artlab – De Betovering


During the artfestival De Betovering, children ages 6-12 can participate in art workshops at Nest.

21 Oct 2023    12:30

At KM21: artist talk Tai Shani

Artist Talk@Nest

Note: this event will take place at Kunstmuseum The Hague.  Within the framework of her exhibition Our Hieromantic Objects of Love artist Tai Shani will give an artist talk about her work. Tai Shani creates utopian worlds, combining abstract geometric forms with sensuous floral motives that reference spirituality, occultism, religion and mythology in colourful sets and […]

25 Oct 2023    13:30

Verwend Nest


Join us once a month for a fun workshop on Wednesday afternoon, especially for Verwend Nesten.

22 Nov 2023    13:30

Verwend Nest


Join us once a month for a fun workshop on Wednesday afternoon, especially for Verwend Nesten.

13 Dec 2023    13:30

Verwend Nest


Join us once a month for a fun workshop on Wednesday afternoon, especially for Verwend Nesten.


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

Scherven brengen geluk


Bij de tentoonstelling Appetite for Destruction organiseert Nest een aantal workshops, speciaal voor kinderen.

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 […]

1 Apr 2010

Down to Earth


Mattijs van den Bosch Peter Cleutjens Kinke Kooi Wouter van Riessen Daphne Rosenthal Monique Scuric Marcoen Vermeulen In Down to Earth Wouter van Riessen presents his own work next to the work of artists from his close environment. On this evening Van Riessen will converse with participating artists. It is about the ‘reading’ of art […]

12 Feb – 14 Mar 2010

Texture Maps


Exhibition, February 12 – March 14 2010 Eelco Brand Robbie Cornelissen Robert Overweg Rafaël Rozendaal Oscar Stegehuis Michiel van der Zanden Curated by Eelco van der Lingen icw Oscar Stegehuis  Young contemporary artists have grown up with worlds made out of pixels and polygons. In this show six artists present work in which the visual […]

11 Dec 2009

Hans den Hartog Jager


Hans den Hartog Jager talks about the importance of context, the status and name of an artist.

10 Dec 2009

One Mohr Time


Mariëlle Buitendijk Sibylle Eimermacher Freya Eshuijs Jobbe Holtes Maria Jager Annegret Kellner Mina Minov Maartje Overmars Julie van der Scheer Aldwin van de Ven Franzis Wiese Eleven alumni of the three departments of the Frank Mohr institute have been invited by Leo Delfgaauw. Leo Delfgaauw, former citycurator of The Hague and curator of The Pont […]

26 Nov 2009

Paulien Oltheten


Sorry, this entry is only available in Dutch. In haar foto’s en video’s richt Paulien Oltheten zich op ogenschijnlijk eenvoudige gebaren, houdingen en gewoontes en trekt ze ze uit de context van het normale. De  uitvergrote details tasten het normale aan en creeren nieuwe verhalen. In de lezing wordt haar aanpak copnsequent doorgevoerd als ze […]

5 Nov 2009


Artist Talk@Nest

The Gummbah cartoon from the second of November 2009: a clown studies an artwork on the wall. It consists of a white canvas with a black stripe. The clown adresses an official looking person saying: “You can’t say he didn’t try his admost stinking best”. It is a typical Gummbah, a sumup of several absurdities in […]

10 Oct – 28 Nov 2009

Notes on Narratives


Marijn Akkermans Marcel van Eeden Ruth Gwily Han Hoogerbrugge Ingrid Mol Paulien Oltheten Sebastiaan Schlicher Babette Wagenvoort Bas de wit Curated by Joncquil icw Babette Wagenvoort Notes on Narratives focusses on the role of the narrative within contemporary art. Nine artists were brought together that deal with narrative in different ways. Even though each concept […]

25 Jul – 19 Sep 2009

Tuin der Lusten


Rene Jansen When invited to query presentation René Jansen proposed to turn Nest into an indoor city park including allotments in which tomatoes could grow, performances could take place and people from the neighborhood could meet and relax. As a result during the summer Nest was filled with earth, grass, vegetables, a mushroom cave with […]

25 Jul 2009

Dear John Mowing Club

21 May – 21 Jun 2009

The Other Site


Kim Bouvy Karin de Jong Dirk van Lieshout Derk Reneman Ewoud van Rijn Daan Samson Elian Somers Kim Zieschang Curated by Eelco van der Lingen and Joncquil Even though Rotterdam and The Hague are only a half an hour drive apart the climate and attitude within their art worlds has been very different for decades. The Other Site explored the […]

29 Apr 2009

Gewichtig Wachten


Floris Schönfeld Michael Sewandono In the video series Gewichtig Wachten (Stately Waiting), the emphasis is on trying to separate a fragment of literature from it’s source and treat it as an autonomous entity. By taking away the context of the rest of the story we are left with a foreboding feeling that something is about to happen […]

2 Apr 2009

Marja Bosma

Artist Talk@Nest

Marja Bosma (curator Centraal Museum Utrecht) hosts a talk on the work of Thomas Huber and the relationship between the artist and the curator in his work.

19 Mar 2009

Hans Theys

Artist Talk@Nest

Hans Theys is asked to do a talk on Marcel Broodthaers, especially on his ‘Musee d’Art Modern’ and how this adressed the role between artist and museum.

15 Mar 2009



The symposium deals with the context of the museum, hosted by Leo Delfgaauw (Head of the Frank Mohr Instituut) with Marc de Kesel (a.o. Senior researcher Radboud universiteit). Sharon Oldenkotte-Vrolijk (a.o. Advisor bouwfonds collection) en Nina Folkerma (o.a. Editor in Chief of Metropolis M).

7 Mar – 12 Apr 2009

Bokma Museum of Art


Jan Bokma Curated by Mariëlle Buitendijk Nest is a contemporary artist-initiative with a 400 m2 large exhibion ­space. Shows at Nest focus on specific themes which are being investigated through the work of local, national and international artists. Nest projects not only look at the artist and his or her work but also pay attention […]

26 Feb – 26 Feb 2010

The Importance of…


The Importance of: Whatspace Ctrlaldelete Chmkoome Trendbeheer ‘The Importance of Being Nest’ was the first traditional means of promotion that Nest used. From the start Nest used new  media and the internet as tools for promotion. For the presentation of the first booklet the space was given to the initiatives that had helped Nest so […]

18 Jan – 15 Feb 2010

Un Salon Du DCR


 Ellen Rodenberg , Jip Canneman, Ineke van der wal, ‘t Brand Weer, Michiel Pijpe, Sara Benhamou, Rozemarijn Lucassen, Mark de Weijer, Margereth Doorduin, Maarten Schepers, Arnoud Dijkstra, Annika Syrjamaki, Rene Jansen, Rogier van Neerven, Marchelo Ruygrok, Bram Vreven, Zeebelt, Jacqueline Heerema, Willem Marijs, Danslab, Andre Hoppezak, Loos, Natascha Helmer, Eelco van der Lingen, Marielle Buitendijk, Navid […]


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