Category Archives: Getting involved

Bik here – fundraising update!

Friends, Just in case you hadn’t heard .. WE DID IT!! When we set out just 4 weeks ago to raise £25,000 for The Art House we did so with hope, but also with the knowledge that such a sum … Continue reading

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We did it – or more precisely, YOU did!

At 8.35pm last night, we had raised an amazing £18,500 with donations still pouring in. Then, an anonymous donor topped our fund up to the target at the very last moment! We have now raised the £25000 we needed and … Continue reading

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Local Legend Ash Ellis shares why they are supporting the fundraiser

The Art House is truly an amazing thing; they’ve always been an eco and LGBT friendly and all around conscious place and there’s nothing like it in Southampton. Out of my 170-something shows I know at least 30 of them … Continue reading

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RKP poet & painter talks about why they value The Art House

If you’re like me when it comes to all things art, then you’ll agree that The Art House is a home away from home. It’s a place where we’re not just able to enjoy beautiful cups of tea or food, but where … Continue reading

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Aimee shares why they are supporting the fundraiser

listen my friends !!! we can’t lose this magical space !!! aside from the fact they employ me, the Art House was the very first place i found after moving away to university that truly felt like a safe place. … Continue reading

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A short film about our #notthelastfundraiser

Nat of Do Right Digital Ltd was in last week interviewing some of us about the fundraiser and filming in the space – here’s a short film telling you more about the past and future of The Art House: http://www.youtube.com/watchContinue reading

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Melanie, a regular, shares why The Art House is important

The Art House is many things but the main one is different, being a bit different myself it is hard to find a place outside of home where I feel I can just be myself without worry of judgement. Here, … Continue reading

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Seventeen reasons to Save The Art House – by Devin

Our newest Director, Devin, has been doing an (almost) daily reason why he thinks The Art House is worth saving. #1 We are one of very few places offering young people work experience where they are treated as equals and … Continue reading

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A generous gift of art from Swift Sketches

The Art House is a home to art and artists and we’ve been the subject of art, too, from paintings to poems to sketches in our doodle books. Robin of Swift Sketches has said they will generously donate these paintings … Continue reading

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Jess shares why she is supporting the fundraiser

Today I treated myself. I had a short walk on the common with Skye and then we headed to our favourite place in town. The Art House, warm and welcoming, friendly people, good music. Enjoying a quiet moment in such … Continue reading

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