Programme highlights

The Graduation Festival will feature works by graduating bachelor and master students of the art and design departments of the Royal Academy of Art (KABK). The programme includes performances, guided tours, meetings, screenings, artist talks, a Get a Grant event, diploma ceremonies and more.

Graduation Festival 2018 opening hours

Opening day: Friday 6 July

16.00-17.00 (by invitation)
17.00-21.00 Exhibition open

Daily open: 7-12 July

Open daily form 11.00-20.00

Music by DJ's Fatima Ferrari & Ivan Cu

16.00-17.00: Opening (upon invitation)

17.00-21.00: Exhibition open

Schedule of Performances

21.00-late: Party - The Hague Contemporary at PIP Den Haag

11.00-20.00: Exhibition open

Schedule of Performances

13.45: Tour Interior Architecture & Furniture Design

Starting point: PD.105

14.00: Tour Interactive/Media/Design

Starting point: Main entrance hall – Duration: 45 minutes

14.00: Type Media Alumni Day

14.15: Portfolio Talks

Portfolio Talks with Yamilé Bueters at the Interior Architecture & Furniture Design department
Location: PD.105

15.00: Tour Textile and Fashion

Starting point: Main entrance hall – Duration: 45 minutes

16.00: Tour Fine Arts

Starting point: Main entrance hall – Duration: 45 minutes

17.00: Tour ArtScience

Starting point: Main entrance hall – Duration: 45 minutes

17.30: Tour all Master departments

Starting point: Hall Bleijenburg – Duration: 45 minutes

11.00-20.00: Exhibition open

Schedule of Performances

13.00-15.00: HEDEN OP STAP

This tour is organised by HEDEN and is followed by an artist talk with alumnae Lisa van Casand and Eline Benjaminsen (The artist talk takes place at HEDEN 15.00-17.00)
More info and registration

14.00: Tour Graphic Design

Starting point: Entrance hall – Duration: 45 minutes

14.15: Portfolio Talks

Portfolio Talks with Yamilé Bueters at the Interior Architecture & Furniture Design department
Location: PD.105

15.00: Tour Photography

Starting point: Entrance hall – Duration: 45 minutes

16.00: Tour Interior Architecture & Furniture Design

Starting point: Entrance hall – Duration: 45 minutes

17.30: Tour all Master departments

Starting point: Hall Bleijenburg – Duration: 45 minutes

11.00-20.00: Exhibition open

Schedule of Performances

10.00-12.00: Get a Grant event

(in collaboration with Mondriaan Fund & Creative Industries Fund -NL)

13.45: Tour Interior Architecture & Furniture Design

Starting point: PD.105

14.15: Portfolio Talks

Portfolio Talks with Yamilé Bueters at the Interior Architecture & Furniture Design department
Location: PD.105

16.00: Diploma ceremony BA Photography

Location: Courtyard Prinsessegracht

17.30: Diploma ceremony BA Textile & Fashion

Location: Courtyard Prinsessegracht


Also on view at the KABK:
17.00-19.00:
SvJT Trimester expo #3
An exhibition by students of the School voor Jong Talent (SvJT)

11.00-20.00: Exhibition open

Schedule of Performances

15.00: We Are Public Tour

Public Insight, a guided tour through the graduation exhibition

16.00-17.00: Diploma ceremony BA Interior Architecture & Furniture Design

Location: Courtyard Prinsessegracht

17.30-19.00: Diploma ceremony BA Fine Arts

Location: Courtyard Prinsessegracht

11.00-20.00: Exhibition open

Schedule of Performances

11.00: Book presentation followed by Fine Arts dept. tour

Book presentation Valiz / Janwillem Scrofer at the Courtyard, followed by a tour through Fine Arts graduation projects

13.45: Tour Interior Architecture & Furniture Design

Starting point: PD.105

16.00-17.30: Diploma ceremonies (all master's + Interfaculty ArtScience)

Location: Courtyard Prinsessegracht

MA Industrial Design
MA Artistic Research
BA + MMus ArtScience
MA Interior Architecture (INSIDE)
MA TypeMedia

11.00-20.00: Exhibition open

Schedule of Performances

13.45: Tour Interior Architecture & Furniture Design

Starting point: PD.105

16.00-17.00: Diploma ceremony BA Interactive Media Design

Location: Courtyard Prinsessegracht

17.30-19.00: Diploma ceremony BA Graphic Design

Location: Courtyard Prinsessegracht