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Hepworth Wakefield

'It's the museum everyone would dream of having on their doorstep.’ - Stephen Deuchar, Director, Art Fund

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Alina Szapocznikow: Human Landscapes

21 Oct 2017 - 28 Jan 2018

The first UK retrospective of the much-overlooked Polish artist Alina Szapocznikow (1926 – 1973).

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The Hepworth Wakefield Christmas Market

24 Nov, 12 – 7pm / 25 & 26 Nov, 10am – 5pm

High quality craft and food items, produced and sourced by independent makers from across the UK.

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Masterpieces by Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore

On permanent display

We present two exhibitions of work from our collection, examining two giants of British art and their deep connection with Yorkshire: Barbara Hepworth (born in Wakefield in 1903) and Henry Moore (born in Castleford in 1898)

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The Hepworth Family Gift / Hepworth At Work

On permanent display

The Hepworth Family Gift consists of 44 full size, rarely seen working models - surviving prototypes in plaster and aluminium made in preparation for the works in bronze Hepworth executed from the mid-1950s to the end of her career.

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Explore & Draw stations

Available in the galleries every day

Borrow looking tools, handling objects and drawing materials to explore the galleries and create your own artworks, FREE

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