I understand
arrow drop search cross

Art & artists >

Our past exhibitions

Yorkshire Sculpture International

Exhibitions

22 June - 29 Sept 2019

⭐⭐⭐⭐ - The Sunday Telegraph

⭐⭐⭐⭐- The Times 

A festival of sculpture across Wakefield and Leeds. At The Hepworth Wakefield, a series of new commissions and debut UK presentations by established and emerging artists from around the world including Nairy Baghramian, Jimmie Durham, Wolfgang Laib and Tau Lewis unfold across the gallery.

More Info

Material Encounters

Exhibitions

22 Jun - 28 Sep 2019

This exhibition as part of Yorkshire Sculpture International continues the investigation into the use of materials with a display of work celebrating the diverse range of artists The Hepworth Wakefield has brought to Yorkshire since opening in 2011.

More Info

Magdalene Odundo: The Journey of Things

Exhibitions

16 February - 2 June 2019

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ - The Guardian

This exhibition brings together more than 50 of Odundo’s vessels alongside a selection of historic and contemporary objects that have inspired her from across the globe. Works by artists including Edgar Degas, Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore and Auguste Rodin are on display.

More Info

School Prints 2019

Exhibitions

Sat 19 Jan - Sun 2 June 2019

2019 sees the second iteration of our revival of the ground-breaking scheme School Prints.

More Info

Modern Nature: British Photographs from the Hyman Collection

Exhibitions

13 July 2018 - 2 June 2019

This new exhibition of photographs by leading British photographers such as Shirley Baker, Bill Brandt, Anna Fox, Chris Killip, Martin Parr and Tony Ray-Jones explored our evolving relationship with the natural world and how this shapes individuals and communities.

More Info

The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture

Exhibitions

26 Oct 2018 - 20 Jan 2019

The second Hepworth Prize for Sculpture exhibition presents art work by the shortlisted artists Michael Dean, Mona Hatoum, Phillip Lai, Magali Reus and Cerith Wyn Evans.

More Info

Giles Round: The Director

Exhibitions

13 Jul 2018 - 13 Jan 2019

More Info

Lee Miller and Surrealism in Britain

Exhibitions

22 Jun - 07 Oct 2018

"She blurred the boundaries between art and photojournalism in a way that anticipates more contemporary approaches" - The Times

This exhibition tells the story of Surrealism in Britain and shines a light on the little known, but exciting, cultural moment, through Miller’s lens.

More Info

Viviane Sassen: Hot Mirror

Exhibitions

22 Jun - 07 Oct 2018

"It is as though you have tumbled into Sassen’s mind and find yourself suspended in a half-awake, half-asleep state" - AnOther Magazine

Hot Mirror presents a survey of work by internationally renowned Dutch artist and photographer Viviane Sassen.

More Info

Daughters of Necessity: Serena Korda & Wakefield's Ceramics

Exhibitions

2 Dec 2017 - 24 June 2018

British artist Serena Korda selects highlights from Wakefield's ceramic collection to show alongside her own work

More Info

1 2 3 4 5 6 7