In the midst of the social institution in Marthashofen, the Bella Martha Art and Studio House has been created. This facility houses four studios: three smaller ones, rented to artists in the region, the larger one for events, courses, events and as a work space.

Project Details

  • Organization : Marthashofen e.V. Gesellschaft für Sozialgestaltung
  • Motto : I’ll do it, you help me.
  • Target groups : Cross-generational, Elderly, Migrants
  • Address : Marthashofen 6, 82284 Grafrath, Germany
  • Website :
  • Phone : +49 8193 937300
  • Email :

Activity, Art and Social

  • Activity : Art exhibitions, Artist residencies
  • Artistic product : Artists’ Festival, Art exhibitions, Lectures
  • Technical product : Art productions
  • Executive product : Jour fix, Caffee business, Public relations

Organisation of exhibitions, workshops and artist residencies. Networking and organising artist exchange programmes, community project of the social institution. “Jour Fixe” are held on a regular basis: Artists, scientists and people with visions are invited to talk about their work or their work.

Success of the Cooperation

Residential home and social institution under own sponsorship.

Services Offered to the Artist

  • Services Offered : Project week

The facility offers studios, workshop spaces, access to different target groups, cross-generational projects. The artist residency is a special format to use an artistic space with social exchange for weeks.