Hotel Maria Kapel (HMK) is an artist-in-residence, exhibition space and cinema for contemporary visual art in the city centre of Hoorn; a historic town 40 kilometres north of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. HMK is a non-profit organization that aims to assist young as well as more established artists from all over the world in the production of new work and promote exchanges between national and international artists, cultural institutions and the public. The studio/exhibition space of HMK is located in an early 16th century chapel, surrounded by a semi-private courtyard. This beautifully tranquil and spacious working environment offers the artists-in-residence a unique space for reflection, experimentation and production. HMK places the artist at the centre of its activities, and stimulates risk-taking as a key element of artistic development. The public programme of exhibitions, screenings, lectures, workshops and publications, aims to challenge perceptions of what constitutes contemporary art, and bring the audience closer to the practice that motivates it.
Click here for a list of all artists from 2003 till now.
Korte Achterstraat 2a
1621 GA Hoorn
+31 (0)229 752252
Wednesday – Saturday, 13 – 17 h
Irene de Craen – artistic director
Steve Scheirsen – business director (+31 (0)612665288)
Sanna Gertenbach – production assistant
Rik Dijkhuizen – communication coördinator (+31 (0)613658339)
Femke van Walstijn – intern
(identity by Multitude/Klaas Melenhorst)
Jos van Tol
Jaap Schaper – chairman
Sjoerd Westbroek – treasurer
Tanja Karreman – board member
Ron Dol – board member
Wouter Sibum – board member
Hotel Maria Kapel is supported by the Mondriaan Fund and the municipality of Hoorn.