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SOFT & HARD: Beyond Recognition and Queer Coding

27 January 2024 - 16 March 2024

Whiskey Chow brings together artists exploring what ‘Queer spirit’ means in today's society.

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The Art House is awarded Gallery of Sanctuary

We are thrilled to be awarded Gallery of Sanctuary status.

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Kirstie Williams: Mills in Colour

25 January 2024 - 13 April 2024

Kirstie Williams explores Wakefield's rich textile history through the use of plant-based colours

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New Trustee Vacancies

Our current Trustees are delighted to request applications to join our Board to support us...

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Exhibitions

Kirstie Williams: Mills in Colour

Kirstie Williams explores Wakefield's rich textile history through the use of plant-based colours

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Exhibitions

SOFT & HARD: Beyond Recognition and Queer Coding

Whiskey Chow brings together artists exploring what ‘Queer spirit’ means in today's society.

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Residencies

Babeworld

04 March 2024 – 10 March 2024

The Art House welcomes Babeworld to stay on residency with us

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Residencies

Two Destination Language and Nadia Sokolenko: Hope in Wakefield

15 March 2024 – 31 March 2024

The Art House welcomes the return of Two Destination Language and Nadia Sokolenko

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Workshops & Courses

Introduction to Printmaking – Six Week Course

10 April 2024 18:00 – 15 May 2024 20:30

This course runs over six sessions on Wednesdays – 10th April – 15th May 2024,...

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Introduction to Ceramics – Six Week Course

10 April 2024 18:00 – 15 May 2024 20:30

This course will run over 6 sessions on Wednesdays 10th April – 15th May 2024,...

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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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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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Featured Video

Makey Wakey – Outreach to Ownership Research Project

Outreach to Ownership is an innovative cross-border research pilot which ran from January until September 2022 funded by a grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and managed by Historic England and Historic Environment Scotland. The Art House was of 5 organisations to be part of the project.

This short film documents the work carried out from January-June 2022, by The Art House and in response to this project.

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

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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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