European House of Art
Upper Bavaria - Schafhof



European House of Art in Upper Bavaria - Schafhof - artists' exchange, image: Martin Walser: Rampe und Flieger, 2013

The European House of Art in Upper Bavaria has three comfortable live-in studios for visiting artists from all over Europe. The "European Art Scholarship Upper Bavaria" opened in 2005 with the aim to promote European ideals and enrich the region's cultural life.

Call for Partnership

Call for co-operation for an European
AIR-exchange programme

The European House of Art – Schafhof – in Freising near Munich (Germany / Upper Bavaria) is looking for a co-operative partner for an European artists-in-residency exchange programme. The Schafhof hosts 3 foreign artists from your country/region. The partner institution hosts 3 German artists. >> more information

Actual artists' exchanges

Transfer > Lviv-Ukraine 2015

Two cycles of the artists' exchange with Dzyga Art Center in Lviv, Ukraine
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About the residency
European House of Art in Upper Bavaria - Schafhof - guest studio

Usually twice a year, three visual artists from other European countries have the opportunity to stay and work at the Schafhof for three months. In exchange, three Upper Bavarian artists have a chance to stay in a partner country for three months.

European House of Art in Upper Bavaria - Schafhof - open studio event

During the residency, an Open Studio Day offers the opportunity for direct contact with the artists, and the participating artists’ works are presented in a group exhibition.

Previous artist-in-residence programmes
  • Transfer > Slovenia II. (2014)
  • Transfer > Slovenia I. (2013)
  • FreeColors (2013)
  • transfer: Spain (2011)
  • transfer: Poland II. (2010)
  • transfer: Romania II. (2008)
  • transfer: Romania I. (2008)
  • transfer: Hungary (2007)
  • transfer: Czech Republic II. (2007)
  • transfer: Czech Republic I. (2006)
  • transfer: Poland I. (2005)