The Master Fine Art is situated in the 'HKU Loods' building. A unique location with bright and roomy spaces. Here's an Acces Note that first year MaFa students created together to provide visitors and students everything they need to know about the location.
HKU LOODS is located at Koningsweg 2 in Utrecht among neighboring warehouse buildings. Typing “HKU LOODS” into Google Maps will give you the most accurate location.
From Utrecht Centraal, it is approximately 15-20 minutes by bus (Bus 12 from Platform C8 to Rubenslaan); 10-15 minute bicycle ride; and around 30-35 minutes walking. Parking is limited, but there is paid parking nearby.
HKU LOODS is partially wheelchair accessible but the toilets are not. The toilets are gender neutral.
Children are welcome and we will have a children’s play area on site during events. Service animals are welcome too. We strive to be a low-scent space (perfume and cologne can be irritating to people with environmental or multiple chemical sensitivities) so we ask that you come scent-free. There is a designated smoking area outside.
Programs will be in English, but there are many languages spoken amongst students and staff. If you need a live transcription, translation, or additional assistance during a program, ask one of the hosts.
There is a first aid kit and CPR/First Aid trained people on site.
In attempt to make this a safer space, discrimination will not be tolerated. Any additional access questions, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
*Traditionally, an ”access note” provides information about the limits of the build environment that hinders access for persons with disabilities and can help people plan their visit to building. This access note was developed by HKU MAFA’s Spatial Practice class “More than Friends: on belonging, access, and safe(r) spaces” led by Staci Bu Shea and Jeanne van Heeswijk.
It's created in response to discussions about a social model of disability and the structural limitations of art institutions. This note is the outcome of initial conversations around broader notions of access and will remain a work-in-progress.
HKU Loods - Master Fine Arts