Sandberg Institute invites the public, professional audience and press to Open Sandberg day 2020 to visit the Main Departments and Temporary Programs at the Sandberg Institute for a day. A schedule with tours, special events and performances will be announced  on the Facebook event and on

Departments & Programs:

Main Departments open for applications:

  • Critical Studies
  • Design
  • Dirty Art Department
  • Fine Arts
  • Studio for Immediate Spaces

New Temporary Programs open for applications:

  • Disarming Design (2020-2022)
  •  F for Fact (2020-2022)

Current Temporary Programs:

  • Approaching Language (2019-2021)
  • Resolution (2019-2021)
  • The Commoners’ Society (2018-2020)
  • Challenging Jewellery (2018-2020)

As the postgraduate program of the Gerrit Rietveld Academy Amsterdam, the Sandberg Institute offers Master’s programs in Fine Arts, Interior Architecture and Design. The five Main Departments aim to deepen the practices of artists, designers and critics. In addition, the Temporary Programs reflect on specific urgencies in society and the arts, and the Hosted Programs focus on collaboration with other institutes.

From 6 January until 1 April 2020, the Sandberg Institute is open for applications to the Main Departments and two new Temporary Programs.

For more information and to apply to the Sandberg Institute, visit w