in the Rockaways, Queens, New York was founded in 2017 with the aim to support on a micro level the creation of contemporary culture and promote global cultural exchanges in times when it is more and more difficult for creative individuals around the globe to thrive.

Beach64retreat offers a free of charge completely independent one-bedroom (kitchen/living and bedroom) in a private home on Beach 64th Street, in Arverne in the Rockaways, Queens, New York. The house is located on a quiet residential street between the Atlantic Ocean and the Jamaica Bay, just an hour ride on the A train or the Rockaway Ferry from Downtown Manhattan (Fulton Station or Wall St./Pier 11).

Beach64retreat is open for creators of any race, gender, age and nationality (artists, writers, musicians, architects, journalists, curators, programmers, art administrators, etc.) and are selected in an informal and no traditional application form process. The stay may range from a week-end to a week, depending on the creator wishes. The time of stay is agreed upon with the founders depending on the space availability and can be negotiated and/or adjusted to better meet the creator’s needs.