What you can expect on a residency at Van Gogh House:

Vincent's bedroom at Van Gogh House. Photograph by Ollie Hemmick.

Before the residency

  • We are committed to running an inclusive application process
  • Assisting the artists in applying for external funding
  • Preparation work to get in contact with relevant institutions, archives, people
  • Support with administration, booking flights or other paperwork needed

During the residency

  • Van Gogh House will be closed to the public
  • Access to the Van Gogh House collection and archive
  • Your wellbeing in the house
  • Technical and curatorial support
  • Support to work with our community partners
  • Support in staging residency-related events
  • Opportunity to host gatherings and stage dinners in the house
  • 2-3 dedicated studio visits with London based curators and gallerists
  • Programme of gallery and museum visits, including a Museums Association card which offers free or discounted entry to UK institutions. 
  • Inclusion in our community of artists, curators and musicians through our programme at San Mei Gallery
  • Promotion to our audiences, press contacts and support from our marketing team
Anna's bedroom at Van Gogh House. Photograph by Ollie Hemmick.


  • Lodging in Van Gogh’s (king-size bed) and his sister, Anna’s bedroom (single bed)
  • Shared bathroom and downstairs toilet
  • Access to the garden studio at Van Gogh House
  • Access to extra studio and desk space at San Mei Gallery nearby
  • Modern kitchen with oven, hob, fridge-freezer, washing machine/dryer
  • Garden
  • Cleaner
  • Seating for 25
  • AV equipment

After the residency

  • Residency report, with workshop and event feedback from participants, photographs, formed into a publication
  • Marketing and distribution of publication
  • Maintaining relationships after the residency is done
  • Any work produced as a result of the research/development made on the residency will state the support of any sponsors and the Van Gogh House


For any questions, please contact Mimi Lanfranchi at mimi@vangoghhouse.co.uk