Open Call

Kaatsbaan Weekend Retreats

Kaatsbaan Cultural Park

No Funding
Tivoli, United States


The Kaatsbaan Cultural Park Weekend Retreat Residency Program ​​provides opportunities for artists of all genres to create, live, and collaborate in the idyllic countryside of the Hudson Valley. In addition to studio space, meals, and housing on our Hudson Valley campus, these weekends offer an extraordinary environment for cultural innovation and excellence. To apply for the Weekend Retreat Residency Program, please complete our inquiry form. Early inquiries are strongly encouraged to secure your preferred dates

Number of Participants

Kaatsbaan Weekend Retreats are tailored to accommodate individual artists and small groups spanning various creative disciplines. We can accept up to 20 artists per retreat weekend.


No deadline


September 06, 2024 - December 08, 2024


  • $500.00 program fee (one-time)


Conference Rooms, Co-Working, Desk Space, Individual Studio, Piano, Shared Studio, Sound Studio, Stage


Apartment, Kitchen, Private Bathroom, Private Room


Breakfast, Chef on Site, Coffee, Dinner, Lunch, Snacks, Tea, Vegan, Vegetarian

Public Programs

Retreat, Self-Directed


Acting, Activists, Administrators, Architecture, Arts Administrator, Augmented Reality, Ballet, Book Arts, Cartoonist, Choreography, Cinematography, Collective, Comedy, Composers, Conceptual Art, Crafts & Trades, Curatorial, Dance, Dance Groups, Design, Digital Media, DJ / Nightlife, Documentary, Entrepreneur , Film, Immersive Experiences, Installation, Interdiscplinary Arts, Land Art, Literature, Makers, Mime, Moving Image, Multimedia, Music, Music Composition, Nonfiction, Opera, Painting, Pedagogy, Performance Art, Photography, Playwriting, Poetry, Printmaking, Public Art, Puppeteers, Research, Scholar, Screenwriting, Sculpture, Singing, Social Practice, Sound Art, Start Up, Tech, Textile, Theatre, Theatre Directors, Thinkers, Video Art, Visual Arts, Web Design, Web Development


No languages listed

Program Description

In its pilot year, the Weekend Retreat Residency Program takes place during three weekends: September 6-8, 2024; November 1-3, 2024; December 6-8, 2024. The cost of a Kaatsbaan Weekend Retreat begins at $500 for an individual artist. Group costs begin at $500 for the first artist adding $250 for each additional artist. Premium lodging in one of our 2-bedroom Gatehouse Apartments is also available for a rate of $1000. The apartments include private kitchens, a bathroom, and lounge areas. Three studios are available for music, theater and dance artists/ensembles. Each artist or group will have a minimum of 6 hours of studio time per day on Friday and Saturday between 9am and 9pm, with three hours on Sunday between 9am and 3pm. Additional shared access to studios may also be available. Additionally, three spaces are designated for individual artists such as writers, makers, painters, and composers. Each artist using these spaces has unlimited access.

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