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Workshops & Courses


Talking Rhubarb Totem

25 September 2019 – 25 September 2019


Unearthed: Land of The Rising

25 September 2019, 17:00 – 29 September 2019, 17:00

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Lino Printing Christmas Cards

30 November 2019, 13:00 – 30 November 2019, 16:00

Linocut is a traditional relief printing technique where a print is taken from the surface...

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Collagraph Workshop

16 November 2019, 11:00 – 16 November 2019, 15:00

Explore the collagraph printmaking technique in our professional print studio. Collagraph uses small objects, textures,...

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Screen Printing Photographs

09 November 2019, 11:00 – 09 November 2019, 16:00

Learn to prepare and screen print your own photographic image onto paper on this one-day...

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Print Club

05 November 2019, 18:00 – 10 December 2019, 20:30

Print club is an informal course that gives you 2.5 hours a week of technician...

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The Portrait in Graphite and Charcoal

04 November 2019, 18:00 – 09 December 2019, 20:30

Gain confidence and develop a strong understanding of how to draw the portrait in graphite...

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Handmade heaven
at The Art House

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

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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



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

Laura Yuile, Artists in Residence, July 2019

London-based sculptor Laura Yuile was in residence at The Art House throughout July 2019. A Brick Tunnel with a Concrete Floor (on display from 01 August to 12 October 2019), presents new works by Laura Yuile alongside works from the Arts Council Collection. Curated by Lauren Velvick.

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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.