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 speculate about an unknown future of which they themselves are part.

3 Sep – 22 Nov 2020

Rachid Novaire – Returning


Audiobook ‘Returning’ of Rachid Novaire.

25 Sep 2020    19:00



A cultural tour along artists’ initiatives, galleries and art institutions. The locations can be visited from 19.00 – 23.00 hours. Admission is free everywhere.

10 Oct 2020    15:00

Black Achievement Month

Nest@CBK Zuidoost

Black Achievement Month will definitely proceed this year, albeit in a small-scale form. CBK Zuidoost will once again take part with an art café as part of the exhibition: A Fair Share of Utopia.

14 Oct 2020

Verwend Nest


Doe een keer per maand mee aan een leuke workshop op woensdagmiddag, speciaal voor Verwende Nesten.

21 Oct 2020

Verwend Nest / The Enchantment Special


What if you were to come back into the world today and everything is still possible? What would that world look like, how would people live together and what would your home look like? Be inspired by the exhibition in Nest and create a model of your dream home!

18 Nov 2020

Verwend Nest


Doe een keer per maand mee aan een leuke workshop op woensdagmiddag, speciaal voor Verwende Nesten.

19 Nov 2020    20:00

Lab for Future Generations – postponed to Nov 19


On Friday September 11th Nest and Filosofie Den Haag organize an evening program with philosopher Khadija al Mourabit and human rights lawyer Jan van de Venis.


6 Sep 2019    20:00



MYBODY.COM is an international group exhibition about the body as a portal, product and projection of larger political structures.

6 Sep 2019    20:00

Richtje Reinsma –  Productexperience


Nest and Mister Motley invited Reinsma to create an audio work for MYBODY. COM, inspired by Hans Ulrich Obrist’s book ‘do it: the compendium’ (2013), a collection of instructions from various artists for performances and visual art.

6 Sep – 3 Nov 2019



The exhibition MYBODY.COM reflects on the body as a battlefield of power structures.

6 Jul 2019    22:00

KINO – I am not the sky

Nest@The Hague Contemporary Art Weekend

On Saturday July 6, between 22.00 and 01.00 hours, we will show video artworks in an open-air cinema that reflect on nature, climate and that which is not human, but which is related to human events.

6 Jul 2019

Philosophical breakfast in the exhibition


On Saturday morning July 6, Nest is organising a philosophical breakfast as part of The Hague Contemporary Art Weekend 2019, in collaboration with Philosophy The Hague.

5 Jul – 7 Jul 2019

Future Fuzzy Field

Nest@Down the Rabbit Hole

This year at Future Fuzzy Field you dance the whole weekend in the future – inspired by the vast world of Sun Ra, the cosmic afrofuturist, seer, poet and avant-garde jazz pioneer.

3 Jul 2019

Verwend Nest


Doe een keer per maand mee aan een leuke workshop op woensdagmiddag, speciaal voor Verwende Nesten.

24 May 2019    19:00

Hoogtij #57


A cultural route along artists’ initiatives, galleries and art institutions. Hoogtij takes place four times a year on Friday evenings in the city centre of The Hague. The locations can be visited from 19.00 – 23.00 hours. During Hoogtij#57 the solo exhibition of Tanja Ritterbex opens in Nest.

24 May – 7 Jul 2019

Free the Eyeball


A solo exhibition of Tanja RitterbexHow to live in times when self-appointed gurus, online influencers and sly commercials teach you happiness? When the most ordered book-genre online is on self-help?

18 May 2019    21:30

The Sun Ra Arkestra


Sun Ra is one of the greatest composers of free/improjazz known in the history of music. He was born in Alabama as Herman ‘Sonny’ Poole Blount and stated that he was of the Angels Breed, not of Earth, but of Saturn. He developed his own cosmic style and lyrical poetry, with characteristics of African and […]

18 Apr 2019



Students of the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague will respond to the exhibition History is His Story, which is dedicated to the intellectual legacy of musician, poet and visionair Sun Ra.

13 Apr 2019    19:00

Nacht van de Filosofie


Vierde editie Nacht van de Filosofie Den Haag

12 Apr 2019    18:00

Do I dare disturb the universe?


An educational experiment where photography students of The American School of the Hague were guided within their artistic process by artists Gino Anthonisse, Anouk van Klaveren, Dewi Bekker.

11 Apr 2019    19:00

StudentenNacht van de Filosofie


Tijdens deze StudentenNacht op donderdagavond 11 april dagen we je als student uit om je eigengestuntel onder ogen te zien én te aanvaarden via lezingen en workshops filosofische vaardigheden.

10 Apr 2019

Keti Koti – Kunst en Dialoog Tafel


During ‘History is His Story’ Nest celebrates Keti Koti in collaboration with the Keti Koti Table Foundation and visual artist Yair Callender in which we reflect on the abolition of slavery on 1 July 1863 and its consequences in today’s society.

28 Mar 2019    21:00

MisterRa, MisterRy, MisterMisery

Nest@Zaal 3

Binnen het raamwerk van Sun Ra’s nalatenschap zullen 3 dichters, 2 acteurs 1 beeldend kunstenaar en 1 muzikant tijdens MisterRa, MisterRy, MisterMisery een hommage brengen en voortbouwen op het gedachtengoed van Sun Ra.

27 Mar 2019

Verwend Nest


Doe een keer per maand mee aan een leuke workshop op woensdagmiddag, speciaal voor Verwende Nesten.

16 Mar 2019    17:00

Museumnacht Kids


Doe mee met de Museumnacht Kids op 16 maart 2019. Om een toffe presentatie neer te zetten repeteren we al op zaterdag 9 maart.

15 Mar 2019    20:00

Dive into the future


Dive into the future is a performance lecture in which Arna Mačkić, whose way of thinking and working is formed by Sun Ra, takes you on a journey through his inspiring body of thought.

15 Mar 2019    19:00

Hoogtij #56


During Hoogtij #56 the exhibition History is His Story is open for visitors. At 20.00 pm the performance lecture Dive into the Future takes place.

6 Mar 2019

Verwend Nest / Special Edition ism Unheard Kids


Verwend Nest en Unheard Kids, gaan samen aan de slag!

28 Feb 2019    20:00

Philosophical lecture ‘History is his story’


Just like Sun Ra, philosopher Clara Bolle has a love for mythology. In this lecture she discusses the role and function of mythology from a Western philosophical perspective. She takes the story of the Odysseus as a guideline.

20 Feb 2019    13:30

Verwend Nest


Nice workshop on Wednesday afternoon, especially for Verwende Nesten.

15 Feb – 14 Apr 2019

History is His Story


they say that history repeats itself
but history is only his story
you haven’t heard my story yet
my story is different from his story
my story is not part of history
because history repeats itself
but my story is endless it never repeats itself
why should it?

– Sun Ra

15 Feb 2019    20:00

Opening ‘History is His Story’


‘History is His Story’ is an international group exhibition that expands on the mythical world as described by the musician, poet and visionair, Sun Ra


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