Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts

Name of Residency: KHN Residency

Established in 2001, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts (KHN) is a renowned Artist Residency program that supports established and emerging visual artists, writers, composers, and interdisciplinary artists from around the world. Uniquely housed in a residential prairie-style complex in Nebraska City, Nebraska, KHN awards up to seventy residency awards per year and hosts 5 resident artists at any time. Residency awards are 2-8 weeks in length and include a weekly $100 stipend.

Residency Programme since: 2001
Description of Organisation:

The mission of the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts is to support established and emerging writers, visual artists, interdisciplinary artists, and musicians/composers by providing working and living environments that allow uninterrupted time for work, reflection and creative growth and to present and support arts-related programming that expands public awareness and appreciation of the arts.

Since 2001, KHN has hosted more than 50 working artists each year. Each has found privacy in which to create along with ample opportunities to interact with fellow artists in a vibrant and friendly town of Nebraska City.

Organisation founded in: 2001
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Part of an Institution
Working Languages:
  • English
Duration of residency:
  • Weeks: 2
  • Weeks: 3
  • Months: 1
  • Months: 2
Number of studios: between 5 and 10
Number of artists in residence at one time: 5
Studio type and size: Private studio
Accommodation type:
Private Room
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Music
  • Literature
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Private accommodation
  • Private studio / workplace
  • Kitchen
  • Internet
  • Bicycle
  • Printmaking facilities
  • Computer
  • Small hand and power tools available
  • Library
What artistic facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Other
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: No
Companions Allowed:
  • N/A
  • Application process: Digital application
    Do you charge an application fee for your residency?: Yes
    Do you charge a residency fee for your residency?: No
    Do you provide the residents with any funds associated with the residency? (e.g. stipend, fellowship, production allowance): Yes
    If yes, what is the amount of the fund? (in your local currency): $100 weekly stipend
    Expenses paid by the artist:
    • Travel
    • Food
    • Supplies
    Expenses paid by the organisation:
    • Accommodation
    • Other
    If other, please specify: Private studio
    Are artists expected to do one of the following during their residency stay?:
    • No requirements
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Exhibition
    • Other
    If other, please specify: Third Thursday Artist Talks (optional)
    Selection process: Other
    If other, please specify: External Jurors
    Setting: N/A
    Nearest Airport: Omaha, NE or Lincoln, NE
    Nearest Train Station: Omaha, NE or Lincoln, NE
    Street & Number: 801 3rd Corso
    Postal Code: 68410
    City: Nebraska City
    Country long: United-States
    801 3rd Corso
    Nebraska City 68410 NE USA
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