Legacy Creative Residency
at Haatso House

Welcome to a Journey of Creativity, Culture, and Connection

Discover the essence of Ghanaian culture while nurturing your creative spirit through the Legacy Arts & Culture Travel Residency Program at Haatso House. Our unique program offers artists, writers, photographers, and designers the opportunity to immerse themselves in the vibrant tapestry of Ghana, delving into its rich traditions, artistry, and heritage.

🌍 About Haatso House 🏡

Nestled in the heart of Ghana, Haatso House is more than a place to stay; it’s an artistic sanctuary where culture and creativity merge. This two-bedroom, 2.5-bath apartment, situated in the bustling neighborhoods of Haatso, North Legon, and East Lagon, is your canvas for exploration.


🎨 The Residency Experience 📖

Our residency program invites creatives from around the world to embark on a transformative journey that includes:

✨ Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in the captivating Ghanaian culture. Engage with local communities, explore traditional markets, attend festivals, and learn from the warm-hearted locals.

🏡 Stays at Haatso House: Enjoy the comforts of Haatso House during your residency. You’ll have access to a private bedroom, private bathroom, a spacious living room, a fully equipped kitchen, and a beautiful balcony overlooking the city and distant mountains.

📚 Local Library: Explore the curated collection of Ghanaian literature in our mini library. Discover stories, history, and inspiration from local authors and academics.

🎨 Creative Environment: Haatso House provides a tranquil and inspiring space for your creative projects. Whether you’re an artist, writer, photographer, or designer, you’ll find the ambiance you need to flourish.

🤝 Local Engagement: Connect with local artisans, artists, and creatives. Collaborate on projects, learn traditional crafts, and be a part of the vibrant art scene in Ghana.

📆 Flexible Stays: Our residency program offers flexibility in terms of duration.
Whether you’re seeking a short-term creative escape or a more extended cultural immersion, we cater to your needs.

🌅 Majestic Views: Haatso House offers stunning views of the city and distant mountains.
Let this breathtaking backdrop inspire your work and creative vision.

💌 Apply Now📝

Ready to embark on a cultural and creative adventure like no other?
Join us at Haatso House and experience the magic of Ghana while nurturing your artistic talents.


Application Process:

Step 1: Initial Application

  • Complete the form with the required information and submit it.

Step 2: Portfolio Submission

  • Prepare a portfolio that showcases your creative work. You can include images, written pieces, or other relevant materials that represent your artistic background and interests.
  • Submit your portfolio via a shared Google Drive folder titled, “Residency Program Portfolio – [Your Name].”

Step 3: Personal Statement

  • Craft a personal statement that explains your interest in the Legacy Arts & Culture Travel Residency Program and outlines your goals for your time at Haatso House.
  • Your statement should be no more than 1000 words and reflect your passion for art, culture, and exploration.
  • After submitting the application form, you will receive a confirmation email.

Step 4: Review and Confirmation

  • Our selection committee will review all applications and portfolios.
  • If selected, you will receive an email confirming your acceptance into the program, along with details about available residency dates and further steps.

Application Requirements:

  1. Contact Information: Provide your full name, email address, phone number, and mailing address for communication purposes.
  2. Residency Duration Preference: Indicate your preferred residency duration, choosing from short-term escapes (1-4 weeks) or extended immersions (1-6 months).
  3. Portfolio: Submit a portfolio that showcases your creative work. This could include visual art, written pieces, photography, or any other relevant creative projects. Ensure that your portfolio accurately represents your artistic background and interests.
  4. Personal Statement: Craft a personal statement (1000 words or less) that explains why you’re interested in the program, what you hope to achieve during your residency, and how the cultural and creative environment at Haatso House aligns with your artistic journey.

At Haatso House, we believe that true creativity flourishes when it’s rooted in culture and connection.
Join us and be a part of a community of artists who find inspiration in the heart of Ghana.

Participant Photography and Video Consent:

At Legacy Arts & Culture Travel, we believe in the power of storytelling through visuals. During your participation in our residency program, we may capture photographs and videos that showcase the creative process, cultural experiences, and interactions within the program. These visual materials help us share the inspiring journey of our participants and the impact of their work.

Your Consent Matters:

We respect your privacy and your right to control your image and likeness. Therefore, we require your consent before using any photographs or videos featuring you for promotional, documentation, or educational purposes.

How We Use Visual Materials:

The photographs and videos taken during the residency may be used for the following purposes:

  1. Promotion: Visual materials may be featured on our website, social media platforms, and promotional materials to showcase the residency experience and the work of our talented participants.
  2. Documentation: Visual materials contribute to documenting the journey and experiences of our participants for historical and archival purposes.
  3. Education: Visual materials may be used in educational materials, presentations, or publications related to the program, highlighting its cultural and creative aspects.