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Jill McKnight: Everything Is Still Floating

29 July 2021 - 04 September 2021

An exhibition of new work by artist Jill McKnight, developed over the course of a...

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20:20 Print Exchange: Touring Exhibition

29 July 2021 - 04 September 2021

The 20:20 Print Exchange: Touring Exhibition is back at The Art House this Summer!

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Eco Open Day: Free creative activities

31 July 2021 - 31 July 2021

We're hosting an celebration of eco-creativity as part of Wakefield Council's Festival of the Earth

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Recycled City: Free family activity

28 July 2021 - 31 July 2021

Celebrate the start of the school holidays with our free, eco-themed art activities at The...

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Artwalk Wakefield: July 2021

28 July 2021 - 28 July 2021

We can't wait for another exciting Artwalk this July

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In Residence: Jill McKnight

01 June 2021 – 28 July 2021

Jill McKnight will be in residence in June and July 2021, concluding with an exhibition...

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Events

Monday Yoga at The Art House

Join us for Yoga at The Art House (now in person!)

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Thursday Yoga at The Art House

Join us for yoga at The Art House (now in person!)

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Residencies

In Residence: Maybelle Peters

18 July 2021 – 15 August 2021

London based artist and filmmaker, Maybelle Peters, will be in residence during July and August...

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Workshops & Courses

Introduction to Printmaking: Six Week Course

19 July 2021 18:00 – 23 August 2021 20:30

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

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Workshops & Courses

SOLD OUT: The Portrait in Graphite & Charcoal: Six-Week Course

21 July 2021 18:00 – 25 August 2021 20:30

This workshop is now sold out Add your name to the waitlist to be notified...

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Events

Artwalk Wakefield: July 2021

We can't wait for another exciting Artwalk this July

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Events

Recycled City: Free family activity

Celebrate the start of the school holidays with our free, eco-themed art activities at The...

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Exhibitions

Jill McKnight: Everything Is Still Floating

An exhibition of new work by artist Jill McKnight, developed over the course of a...

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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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Opening hours


Coffee House

Monday: 08:00 – 20:00
Tuesday: 08:00 – 15:00
Wednesday: 08:00 – 20:00
Thursday: 08:00 – 15:00
Friday: 08:00 – 15:00
Saturday: 09:30 – 15:00

Building
Monday: 10:00 – 20:00
Tuesday: 10:00 – 16:00
Wednesday: 10:00 – 20:00
Thursday: 10:00 – 16:00
Friday: 10:00 – 16:00
Saturday: 09:30 – 16:00

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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

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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