Yorkshire ArtSpace, Sheffield

Yorkshire ArtSpace, Sheffield

Yorkshire ArtSpace is a project established to provide studio space for artists which opened in October 2001 at the Persistence Works building in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. The Yorkshire ArtSpace Society, originally established in Sheffield in 1977 by a group of artists, aimed to provide accessible studio space. At that time, the Society was based at Washington Works, but only on a short term lease. Persistence Works was designed by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios. It is the UK’s first purpose built studio complex for artists and craftspeople. The project has created studio space for sixty eight practicing artists and craftspeople in addition to exhibition, project, education and office spaces, The building won an RIBA Yorkshire White Rose award and a Civic Trust Award Commendation. It was also a finalist in the Prime Ministers’ Better Public Building Awards in 2002.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 10 am - 4 pm
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Sight Name: Yorkshire ArtSpace
Sight Location: Sheffield, England
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Guide(s) containing this sight: Sheffield Museums and Art Galleries  

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