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SPACE on Ryder Farm


Your artistic home away from home

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SPACE on Ryder Farm


Your artistic home away from home

SPACE on Ryder Farm is a non-profit artist residency program located an hour north of New York City on the grounds of Ryder Farm in Brewster, New York. SPACE creates an environment singular in its ability to invigorate artists and innovators and their work, and contributes to the sustainability and resourceful preservation of one of the oldest organic family farms on the East Coast.


Our commitment to Access, Equity,
Inclusion and Radical Hospitality

With the end of the year approaching, please consider making a fully tax-deductible donation to SPACE. A gift of any size ensures that we can give time and space to as many voices as possible. 

Click below for a message from SPACE on Ryder Farm's residents and to donate to SPACE's Crowdrise campaign.


Applications are open for
2017 Institutional ResidencieS

SPACE's institutional residencies welcome individuals and teams of 2-12 to advance development on workshops and commissions for the theatre as well as strategic planning. All residencies are centered around three farm fresh meals daily. Institutions and their accompanying artists have flexibility and are strongly encouraged to structure their days to best suit their needs and goals.


"The Descendants: Meet the Family Behind Space on Ryder Farm"

SPACE on Ryder Farm's Co-Founder and Executive Director, Emily Simoness, was featured in this fall's issue of Modern Farmer Magazine. For the full article, click on the link below.



 

PROGRAMS

Time at SPACE provides artists and innovators the opportunity to create away from the stress and noise of everyday life in the company of others. Residencies are centered around three farm fresh meals per day. Residents have flexibility and are strongly encouraged to structure their days to best suit the needs of their project. Residencies culminate in informal sharings of the work.

 

ARTIST RESIDENCY

Artistic residencies provide artists the opportunity to create away from the stress and noise of everyday life and to be in the company of other artists

THE WORKING FARM

The Working Farm is SPACE’s resident playwrights group. The group gathers for a five week residency on Ryder Farm.

INSTITUTIONAL RESIDENCY

Welcomes individuals and teams of 2-12 to advance development on workshops and commissions for the theatre as well as strategic planning.

 
 

CREATIVE SOLUTIONS SYMPOSIUM

A fully subsidized week long residency for activists and human rights organizations who are creatively addressing social justice issues.

CREATIVE COLLISIONS RESIDENCY

This unique residency brings critical thinkers together across disciplines in hopes of heightened discourse, new ideas, and creative sparks.

FAMILY RESIDENCY

In association with The Lilly Awards Foundation, SPACE supports working parents and their children by providing a week long artistic residency.