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Coronavirus Policy and Updates

In response to the Coronavirus situation, we have decided to close our building to the public...

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To the house
That art built

What's on

Match it by March!

Find out how we've changed our fundraiser in light of the coronavirus pandemic

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To the house
That art built

#Shop local
at The Art House

Discover a range of beautiful cards, gifts, artwork, and more.
All handmade by locally based artists and makers.

Plus gift vouchers designed for the creative people in your life!

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The Art Shop at The Art House, Wakefield

Who's it for?

Our house is your house.

The Art House provides time, space and support for artists, makers and creative businesses to develop their practice. It is a place where artists and audiences of all kinds are welcome to engage with the creative process through a year-round programme of exhibitions and events.

Opening hours
Monday: 09:00 – 20:30
Tuesday: 09:00 – 17:00
Wednesday: 09:00 – 20:30
Thursday: 09:00 – 17:00
Friday: 09:00 – 17:00
Saturday: 09:00 – 17:00
Sunday: Closed

Free entry, everyone welcome.

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For Artists

For Printmakers

Job Vacancies


Laura's at The Art House

Delicious Italian coffee and cakes to eat in or take away from Laura’s at The Art House, situated in our foyer.


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Coffee and cake, Laura's at The Art House

Featured Video

Cole Ndelu & Dimple B. Shah: ROSL Artists in Residence, Autumn 2019

The annual ROSL International Residency with The Art House invites two early career artists living and working in commonwealth countries for an eight week residency in UK, between London and Wakefield.

This year Cole Ndelu and Dimple B. Shah were selected by a panel of curators and professionals from ROSL, The Art House, The Tetley and Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

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Our Location


The Art House, Drury Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2TE

Public Transport

The Art House is located just 60 seconds walk from Wakefield Westgate railway station. The free city bus connects us to key locations around the city centre, including Wakefield bus station and The Hepworth Wakefield.


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Event and meeting space
that truly inspires

Discover a range of affordable event spaces and meeting rooms, all set in our creative and conveniently located city centre location.

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Meeting room hire in Wakefield, West Yorkshire.