Studio of Sanctuary

Our Studio of Sanctuary programme aims to use arts, culture and the creative process to bring people together and contribute to the building of a cohesive community that values diversity.

What is the Studio of Sanctuary?

The Art House is the UK’s first Studio of Sanctuary. We welcome everyone to take part in the Studio of Sanctuary, which has two projects:

1. Helping refugees and asylum seekers who are professional artists to start making work and build a career in the UK
2. Running art workshops for refugees, asylum seekers and people from Wakefield. You do not have to be an artist – this is a place where you can learn skills and meet someone new. There are workshops for adults and children.


What happens at Studio of Sanctuary workshops?

A friendly welcome from our staff and the other people attending the workshop.

All workshops are free. Food is provided. We can help with travel costs.

Please arrive on time. Be prepared to get messy. Wear closed-toed shoes and hair tied up.

We will ask for some information about you or your child when you come to the workshop.


Can I come to a workshop?

Yes! Find out more about Studio of Sanctuary workshops.

There are 10 places available on the adult course. For more details please make an enquiry below, call 01924 312000, email keziah@the-arthouse.org.uk or come in and speak to our friendly reception staff.

Get in touch

Find out more about Studio of Sanctuary and how to get involved.

Contact us
Studio of Sanctuary Art Workshops at The Art House