Wellbeing

 

Photography, The Art House and Google Maps.

Photography, The Art House and Google Maps Meet Philip Metcalfe, a St Mary’s and Art House regular who agreed to talk to us about how spending time at these sites lead to him embracing a new project of helping Google map the city and the unique community focus he brings to the work. “I originally…

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19th April 2018

Well-being Classes at The Art House

Well-being Classes at The Art House. Although the Art House opened in 2015 the site of St Matthews, Carver Street has a long history of putting art, craft and education at the center of the community. The third vicar of the church, Father George Campbell Ommanney, believed that the church should be at the very…

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28th March 2018

Big Lottery Funding for The Art House!

As many of you know the Art House is a charity that was formed to support the development of local artists from marginalised groups with a particular focus on working with people with mental health issues. It is with great pleasure that we can inform all our supporters with the news that we have been…

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1st March 2018

Water sculptures: Dan Bustamante

For those of you that occasionally follow our Blog you may have seen the amazing gargoyle sculpture produced by Dan Bustamante earlier in the year (Dan is one of the talented volunteers that help in our pottery studio). Well Dan is a busy artist and over the summer spent a lot of time developing a range…

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22nd November 2017

Home Office generous donation for Pending Coffee Scheme at the Art House!

A huge thanks to the Home Office staff based in Sheffield who have generously donated £500 to help fund the Pending Coffee Scheme at the Art House. “I’m so pleased that we are able to help out a local charity and one that makes a difference to people’s personal welfare” ~ Roger Grace (Vulcan House,…

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7th October 2017

Art House well-being work featured in the Sheffield Telegraph

Nice article in the Telegraph this week about our mental health groups and the health benefits of the creative arts (the reason the Art House was developed). http://www.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk/whats-on/arts/ Many thanks to all the volunteers, artists and potters from our well-being groups who were interviewed as part of the article. And not to forget – thanks…

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2nd September 2017