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Sam Metz: Making Solid – Unpredictable Bodies

18 June 2022 - 14 August 2022

Sculpture, drawing, animation and film that explores the concepts of ‘choreographic objects’.

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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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Welcome
To the house
That art built

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An Intro To…

30 May 2022 - 28 July 2022

Introducing the work of our freelance teaching artists

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That art built

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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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Exhibitions

An Intro To…

Introducing the work of our freelance teaching artists

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Workshops & Courses

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 Ceramics: Six-Week Course

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

Explore a range of ceramic techniques on our beginners’ six-week evening course. Learn how to...

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Exhibitions

Sam Metz: Making Solid – Unpredictable Bodies

Sculpture, drawing, animation and film that explores the concepts of ‘choreographic objects’.

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Workshops & Courses

Silver Jewellery Making: Four-Week Course

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

Learn how to use basic jewellery making tools to apply a range of techniques such...

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Residencies

Jessie Davies

01 July 2022 – 31 July 2022

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

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The Wakefield Photowalk

09 July 2022 10:00 – 09 July 2022 13:00

During the workshop, you will experience a guided approach to making photographs and responding (photographically)...

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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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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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Take home a reminder of our exhibitions!

Take a home your own piece of Sam Metz’s Making Solid Unpredictable Bodies with this limited edition of 20 giclée print.

All proceeds go towards the continued support of our arts programme.

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