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alabamathirteen [on becoming a ghost…]

25 May 2022 - 17 July 2022

2021 artist in residence alabamathirteen returns to The Art House to showcase work in progress

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Mohammad Barrangi: Dreamland

30 March 2022 - 05 June 2022

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Coffee House

Hot drinks and tasty treats to keep you going

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Residencies

Jessie Davies

01 February 2022 – 28 February 2023

Jessie Davies is an artist who works with painting, mixed media, and sound.

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Residencies

Christopher Hanson

02 May 2022 – 28 May 2022

Large-scale realistic portraits of subjects, using traditional painting methods

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Exhibitions

alabamathirteen [on becoming a ghost…]

2021 artist in residence alabamathirteen returns to The Art House to showcase work in progress

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Events

Darkroom Discovery Evening

On Artwalk evening, visit The Darkroom for a drop-in introduction and workshop!

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Workshops & Courses

Saturday Art Club: Block Printing

28 May 2022 10:30 – 28 May 2022 12:00

Join us for Saturday Art Club, a range of workshops designed for children aged 7-11....

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Print Club – Six-Week Course

06 June 2022 18:00 – 11 July 2022 20:30

Print Club is an informal course that gives you 2.5 hours a week of technician-supported...

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The Portrait In Graphite & Charcoal: Six-Week Course

06 June 2022 18:00 – 11 July 2022 20:30

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

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Introduction to Black and White Photography

08 June 2022 18:00 – 13 July 2022 20:30

A step up from our Black and White Photography Crash Course, this six-week course takes...

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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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Celebration event: The Award for Civic Arts Organisations 2022

On 23 March, organisations from around the country gathered via live stream to celebrate the exemplary civic work pioneered by arts organisations in the UK in the last two years of disruption. The ceremony highlighted the 10 organisations shortlisted for the Award and announced recipients, including The Art House as the recipient of the main £100,000 award!

The Award is an initiative of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (UK Branch) and King’s College London.

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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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