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Updated 3 Dec 2020: Although the gallery is closed to the public, our events spaces available to hire – safe, clean and socially distanced spaces for your teams to reconnect or your wedding ceremony, photo shoot or product launch to take place.

The Hepworth Wakefield is adhering to the government guidelines on social distancing and delegate numbers and is being responsive to the changing guidance. We can currently accommodate up to 30 people for socially distanced business meetings, training sessions and similar events; and up to 15 people for weddings ceremonies (but, at the moment, not receptions).

Please get in touch so we can help safely plan your event.

Thank you for your ongoing support at this difficult time.

With a variety of stunning and spacious spaces available to hire, The Hepworth Wakefield is the perfect venue to host your next event.

Our spaces are extremely versatile and can be adapted to suit meetings, conferences, private parties, weddings, photo shoots, product launches and many more! Ranging from our purpose built Auditorium suitable for larger conferences and parties to our Studios and café, perfect for smaller meetings and informal gatherings; we have a space to suit every occasion.

Contact us on hire@hepworthwakefield.org or 01924 247362 to enquire about our unique venue hire offer.

Download our conferencing brochure

Our spaces

The Auditorium

Our elegant, purpose-built auditorium is a modern space located on the ground floor of the gallery. The space offers flexibility and comfort for a variety of events with the expansive window providing breath-taking river views. The Auditorium is fully fitted with Wi-Fi and extensive audio-visual facilities including large screen, integrated projector and free standing lectern. Available to hire seven days-a-week including evenings. Holds up to 100 people theatre-style or up to 90 for dining.

Please note indoor capacity is currently reduced to 30 delegates due to social distancing measures.

The Learning Studios

Located off the ground floor foyer area, the Learning Studios comprise four beautifully lit, event spaces. Used in combination or individually, the Learning Studios provide a flexible option for breakout areas when used in combination with the Auditorium or smaller meeting spaces when used independently. Individual studios can accommodate up to 50 in theatre-style or 120 if used in combination.

Please note indoor capacity is currently reduced to 30 delegates due to social distancing measures.

Café

Our fully licensed cafe is open to the visiting public during the daytime and by night doubles-up as a beautiful space available to hire. The space comes complete with a riverside terrace and sculpture garden, ideal for private parties, dinners and evening drinks receptions. The café seats 80 cabaret style, 70 for formal dining or up to 180 standing.

Please note indoor capacity is currently reduced to 30 delegates due to social distancing measures.

The Galleries

Our stunning collection of modern British art and changing contemporary exhibitions are showcased in our 10 award winning galleries. Events held during opening hours include free access to the galleries. Out of opening hours, access to the galleries can be used to host your private event.  Gallery spaces can be hired exclusively for drinks receptions, networking and private tours.

Please note indoor capacity is currently reduced to 30 delegates due to social distancing measures.

Away days

Take a tour

Our tours are a fantastic way to find out about one of the UK’s most important collections of art. Our expert gallery team will  provide you with a tour of our galleries including an insight into the highlights of the current temporary exhibitions. Out of hours gallery introductions are also available for groups who would enjoy more exclusivity during their visit.

Creative workshops & team building

Take the opportunity to introduce creativity and team building into your event by including one of our bespoke workshops or activities and create a personal and unique souvenir of your visit. Choose from painting, print-making, felt-making, carving or photography (to name but a few) to create that extra special, memorable event.

 

Contact us

Get in touch on hire@hepworthwakefield.org or 01924 247362 to enquire about our unique venue hire offer.

Download our conferencing brochure

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