In the paint workshop residents are advised on the use of synthetic resins, the development of surface structures, conservation methods and much more. Experimentation with various techniques, old and new, is a very important aspect. There is a dust-free spray cabin and a space to stretch very large format canvases.
The Rijksakademie offers a two-year international residency programme to around fifty artists that provides space for research, experiment and production of new work.
Residents are supported with a studio, a work budget and a stipend and can seek advice from leading art professionals from a wide variety of cultural and creative backgrounds. In addition there is a rich research and production infrastructure, consisting of various technical workshops operated by specialists, a library and a historical and contemporary art collection.
Within the interdisciplinary environment of the Rijksakademie there is complete freedom in research and working methods.