The research lectorate Art Theory & Practice (KTP) is situated at the Royal Academy of Art The Hague (KABK) and is headed by prof. dr. Anke Haarmann.

The lectorate stimulates research in visual art and design. Together with the lectorate Design it constitutes and develops a structural level of research at the KABK. Its task is to stimulate and position artistic practices as research as well as theoretical research. The aims of the lectorate is also to promote the entanglement of theoretical and practical education, and to stimulate students and teachers to engage in research.