The KASK library contains a large collection of specialist literature about visual arts, design, drama, audiovisual arts, garden architecture, landscape gardening and interior design. The conservatory library mainly holds scores but also contains methods, etudes and exercises for instrument and voice, music theory and music-pedagogic works.
Space for topical visual arts. The programme emphasises monographic exhibitions, usually in the form of duo presentations. KIOSK focuses on artists with international potential who are not yet in the public eye.
Young theatre talent can be admired in the KASK drama projects. Up-and-coming theatre makers and performers make unusual productions that can be seen year-round at different locations in and around Ghent.
MIRY Concert Hall
Concert hall that offers a podium to young musicians and established artists. A podium in the historic centre of Ghent.
Atypical cinema on the Bijloke site that concentrates on showing films that fall outside the regular circuit. Classics from the canon of film history, unreleased contemporary festival films and more artistic and experimental works are shown three evenings per week.
Our degree programmes organise all sorts of activities on a regular basis. Sometimes one-off but often annually recurring activities: Tunes, a jazz night, the contemporary music week and the Graduation festival are just a few.
Meeting place and laboratory where young positions in contemporary art fields enter into new collaborations and present work within a professional framework. A new exhibition project created by KASK, HISK and S.M.A.K. in the glass Pavilion on the Bijloke site.
Project space where graduates of the Master’s degree programme in visual art, multimedia design, photography and graphic design can present their work to the public.
Weekly series featuring international guest lecturers who talk about contemporary issues from a particular point of view. This year Studium will be focussing on our relationship with time.
Series of lectures about visual and audiovisual arts, design, drama and music. International artists dissect their own work in the anatomic auditorium on the Bijloke campus.
A series of lectures about interior design and landscape gardening and garden architecture. Professionals from the field of action speak and share their experience.
Two organisations have fixed residences at KASK & Conservatory: Punctum - an initiative that promotes (modern) photography and Courtisane - a platform for showing film, video and media art.