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Everyone round to our house, we have reopened!

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Photographers in Conversation: Aria Shahrokhshahi

15 June 2021 - 15 June 2021

Join us for the fourth talk in our new series, Photographers in Conversation Aria Shahrokhshahi

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Home, Street, City: Finding Sanctuary in Wakefield

26 May 2021 - 19 June 2021

Home, Street, City celebrates artwork made by people across Wakefield during the Covid-19 lockdown, exploring...

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EXHIBITION EXTENDED Richard William Wheater: The Walls We Make Whilst Dreaming of Escape

31 March 2021 - 17 June 2021

Our new installation ‘The Walls We Make Whilst Dreaming of Escape’ by Richard William Wheater...

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Exhibitions

EXHIBITION EXTENDED Richard William Wheater: The Walls We Make Whilst Dreaming of Escape

Our new installation ‘The Walls We Make Whilst Dreaming of Escape’ by Richard William Wheater...

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Exhibitions

Home, Street, City: Finding Sanctuary in Wakefield

Home, Street, City celebrates artwork made by people across Wakefield during the Covid-19 lockdown, exploring...

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Residencies

In Residence: Jill McKnight

01 June 2021 – 28 July 2021

Jill McKnight will be in residence in June and July 2021, concluding with an exhibition...

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Workshops & Courses

Introduction to Bookbinding: Three-Week Course

19 June 2021 10:00 – 03 July 2021 12:30

Explore the basics of bookbinding on this 3 week course. Learn how to use the...

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Gelli Printing Workshop

26 June 2021 10:00 – 26 June 2021 13:00

Explore printing with gelatine plates and acrylic inks to create a series of unique monoprints....

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Mono-Screen Printing Workshop

03 July 2021 11:00 – 03 July 2021 16:00

Explore the exciting process of mono-screen printing on our one day workshop. Mono-screen printing is...

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Silver Wrap Ring Workshop

10 July 2021 10:00 – 10 July 2021 13:00

After choosing from a range of silver ring designs you will be guided through the...

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Textile Screen Printing from Nature

10 July 2021 11:00 – 10 July 2021 16:00

Explore screen printing onto textiles using natural forms and textures. Join print designer Ellie Way...

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Events

Photographers in Conversation: Phoebe Kiely

Join us for the fifth talk in our new online series, Photographers in Conversation: Phoebe...

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Online shop now live!

The perfect way to support creatives and shop local. Showcasing the talent, skill, and originality of independent artists, designers and makers.

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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.

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Opening hours (from 17 May)


Coffee House

Open for takeaways Monday – Friday from 08:00
Dine in:
Monday: 10:00 – 20:00
Tuesday: 10:00 – 15:00
Wednesday: 10:00 – 20:00
Thursday: 10:00 – 15:00
Friday: 10:00 – 15:00
Saturday: 09:30 – 15:00

Building
Monday: 10:00 – 20:00
Tuesday: 10:00 – 16:00
Wednesday: 10:00 – 20:00
Thursday: 10:00 – 16:00
Friday: 10:00 – 16:00
Saturday: 09:30 – 16:00

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Community Projects

Working with people from all sorts of backgrounds and specialists groups, we undertake a range of community projects. We aim to use arts, culture and the creative process to bring people together, nurture potential and contribute to the building of a cohesive community.

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A Gift from The Art House

A collaborative project that celebrates creativity and brings us together through art! In December 2020 one thousand Gift Boxes were created by artists and distributed to children throughout Wakefield.

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Our Location

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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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