Volume 36 - Autumn 2013


The Artworks

A new venture for the Arts and Crafts in Halifax, Yorkshire


The Artworks is an Independent Art School and creative powerhouse, championing the revival of the British Art School with its tradition for invention, opportunity and creativity. The Artworks welcomea people from all walks of life, to learn to think through their hands.

Their services are diverse and their facilities world class, with 15,000 sq ft across 3 floors of well equipped studios, school workshop, print rooms and galleries set in the glorious and historic grade II Industrial Textiles Mill at Shaw Lodge, Halifax. They deliver a wide range of traditional and modern arts, design and crafts courses and specialist one off workshops delivered by highly experienced artist tutors.

"Our mission is to take all that was once so brilliantly, differently successful about the British Art School and establish The Artworks as that; an independent seat of learning that cultivates invention, innovation, progress and renewal through high quality arts provision and enterprise that is open to all."

"To establish a nationally and internationally important Art School and Galleries. We will produce the best by rubbing shoulders with the best; our nations best artists, artisans and professionals, supporting a great individual mix of people from the widest range of life story and promote the glorious life enhancing potential of Art & Design in its broadest sense."

Information regarding this new and exciting venture can be found at www.theartworks.org.uk


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