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

31 March 2021 - 30 May 2021

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

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Photographers in Conversation: Carolyn Mendelsohn

20 April 2021 - 20 April 2021

Join us for the second talk in our new series, Photographers in Conversation: Carolyn Mendelsohn

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Fred Tschida: CIRCLESPHERE

29 September 2021 - 28 November 2021

An exhibition partnership between The Art House and Neon Workshops

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Exhibitions

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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Events

Photographers in Conversation: Carolyn Mendelsohn

Join us for the second talk in our new series, Photographers in Conversation: Carolyn Mendelsohn

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Photographers in Conversation: Alys Tomlinson

Join us for the third talk in our new online series, Photographers in Conversation: Alys...

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Workshops & Courses

Silver Wrap Ring Workshop

05 June 2021 13:00 – 05 June 2021 16:00

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

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Introduction to Printmaking: Six Week Course

07 June 2021 18:00 – 12 July 2021 20:30

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

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The Portrait in Graphite & Charcoal: Six-Week Course

07 June 2021 18:00 – 12 July 2021 20:30

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

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Introduction to Drawing & Painting: Six Week Course

09 June 2021 18:00 – 14 July 2021 20:30

Explore drawing and painting on this six-week course and learn the techniques needed to start...

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Introduction to Printmaking: Six Week Course

09 June 2021 18:00 – 14 July 2021 20:30

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

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Monet Landscape Painting Workshop

12 June 2021 10:30 – 12 June 2021 16:00

On this one day workshop you will explore the Impressionist painter Claude Monet’s painting techniques...

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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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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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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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