Courtyard Arts is a unique, artistic hub and community centre located in Hertford.

Courtyard Arts is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am4pm.

The Centre

Courtyard Arts is a unique, artistic hub located in Hertford. Comprising a gallery, three teaching studios, one artist studio, a shop with work from local artists and makers and cafe.

It has been a meeting place for creative minds for almost 25 years. The centre was established as a charity by a group of passionate, local artists seeking to create a space for all to enjoy being creative.

Our Gallery

The gallery at Courtyard Arts showcases an exciting and diverse range of work from both established and emerging artists.

In addition to hosting exhibitions, including our annual Open Exhibition, each year the centre offers up-and-coming practitioners the opportunity to explore, develop and share their practice through student shows, our classes showcase and a coveted artist’s residency.

Art Classes

The classes at Courtyard offer everyone of all ages and abilities the opportunity to discover a variety of media, including ceramics and glass in our fully-equipped studio, housing pottery wheels and kilns.

Our website will help you explore our programme of classes and exhibitions, and to find out more about how you can get involved!


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