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The Hepworth Wakefield partners with Hiscox

18 Jul 2018

The specialist insurer are partnering with the gallery over the next three years.

The Hepworth Wakefield are delighted to announce a new partnership with home and business insurance provider HISCOX.

HISCOX will support the gallery’s programme of major temporary exhibitions over the next three years, helping to bring the best of modern and contemporary art to Yorkshire.

Simon Wallis, Director of The Hepworth Wakefield said: ‘We are delighted to welcome Hiscox as new sponsors of our internationally significant contemporary exhibitions programme. Their generous support will help the gallery realise the full potential of each of our major exhibitions over the next three years and will help secure our vision to be recognised as one of the world’s leading art galleries, creating unforgettable art experiences for all. We look forward to working with and building a strong partnership with Hiscox over the coming years’.

‘The Hepworth Wakefield isn’t just home to an inspiring collection of modern British art, it also plays a central part in engaging the local community and driving positive change which is what makes it so unique. Its collection and visitor numbers have gone from strength to strength and we are excited to support this growth over the coming three years. Art is an integral part of life at Hiscox – we insure it, collect it and support it and we’re also proud members of the of the York community so our partnership with The Hepworth Wakefield is a natural fit.’

Phil Thorn
Head of Personal Lines
Hiscox UK & Ireland