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Yoke, Bokehgo, 2018

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Yoke in conversation with Simon Boase, plus poetry readings from Philip Dawson Hammond

27 February 2019, 18:00 - 27 February 2019, 20:00

To coincide with our new exhibition Undercurrent, hear from the artists about their project Akkyduck.

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Buoys on metal legs in Yoke: Undercurrent Exhibition

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Yoke: Undercurrent

31 January 2019 - 16 March 2019

Yoke's Undercurrent exhibition explores stories, past and present, of the inland waterways.

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Lamé by Tony Heaton, 2018

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Tony Heaton OBE: Residency Exhibition

28 March 2019 - 10 May 2019

Tony Heaton OBE will be our Artist in Residence between 01 – 29 March 2019...

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Workshops & Courses

The Portrait in Graphite & Charcoal: Six Week Course

01 May 2019, 18:00 – 20:30

Over the course of 6 weeks, students will gain confidence and develop a strong understanding...

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Portraiture in Pastel Workshop: Six Week Course for Intermediate to Advanced

17 June 2019, 18:00 – 20:30

This workshop is aimed at those who have already taken the beginners charcoal workshop, or...

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Introduction to Printmaking: Six Week Course

01 May 2019, 18:00 – 20:30

Explore a variety of different traditional printmaking techniques in our professional print studio.

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Events

Yoke in conversation with Simon Boase, plus poetry readings from Philip Dawson Hammond

27 February 2019, 18:00 – 27 February 2019, 20:00

To coincide with our new exhibition Undercurrent, hear from the artists about their project Akkyduck.

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Exhibitions

Yoke: Undercurrent

31 January 2019 – 16 March 2019

Yoke's Undercurrent exhibition explores stories, past and present, of the inland waterways.

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Workshops & Courses

Lino Printing

11 May 2019, 11:00 – 16:00

Learn how to use the tools, equipment and materials to get started or develop your skills in linocut.

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Gelatine Plate Printing

25 May 2019, 13:00 – 16:00

Create a range of monoprints from gelatine plates, printed onto A4 paper on this afternoon workshop.

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Bookbinding

15 June 2019, 11:00 – 16:00

On this day workshop you will learn how to use the tools, materials and techniques to get you started

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Print and Bind Your Own Artist Book

03 August 2019, 11:00 – 16:00

Create your own printed and handmade concertina book using printmaking and bookbinding techniques on

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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

Time, space and support for artists No matter what stage you're at we're here to...

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For Printmakers

Enjoy professional printmaking facilities and membership in the heart of Wakefield

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Find out more about our accessible building, as well as the work we're doing to...

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Time, space, and support for artists, makers and creative businesses to develop their practice

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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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Laura's at The Art House, coffee shop in Wakefield, West Yorkshire

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Joey Chin: Artist in Residence, Autumn 2018

Joey Chin joined the creative community at The Art House, Wakefield in September and October 2018, concluding in the exhibition, In Residence. She worked alongside Buhle Wonder Mbambo as part of two concurrent artist residencies offered in partnership with the Royal Over-Seas League.

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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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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.