Photo by Benjamin McVey

The program may vary a bit but it typically looks like this:



 Week 1 

  • Welcome picnic. 

  • Group meeting: Reading of Residents Manual, activities calendar, house rules and questions and answers session. 

  • Individual appointments with staff to discuss projects and needs. 

  • Outing.

Week 2

  • Group meeting: Residents will give 10 to 15 min presentations of their previous work to fellow residents. 

  • Outing.

Week 3

Week 4


  • Individual appointments with staff to discuss projects and exhibition text. 

  • Open X Files (read more)

  • Outing.

Week 5

  • Group meeting: Discussion for exhibition title, flyer and details.

  • Group meeting: Curatorial meeting, residents will present their work to fellow residents and staff to decide which works will be selected for the show. 

  • Outing.

Week 6

  • Installation and final details for exhibition. 

  • Exhibition opening. 

  • Outing.

  • Farewell picnic.


  • Program activities are not mandatory but highly recommended.

  • A calendar with specific dates and details will be provided upon arrival.