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Our past exhibitions

Alan Davie & David Hockney | Christina Quarles - Opening Party

Exhibitions

Fri 18 Oct, 7-10pm, FREE ENTRY

We're having a party to celebrate the opening of our new exhibitions Alan Davie & David Hockney: Early Works and Christina Quarles and we'd love you to join us.

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Yorkshire Sculpture International

Exhibitions

22 June - 29 Sept 2019

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⭐⭐⭐⭐- 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.

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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.

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Heritage Open Days 2019: People Power

Talks and tours

Saturday 21 Sept 2019, 12 - 1pm

A day of talks exploring and celebrating the rich history of industry and culture in Wakefield as part of with Heritage Open Days, England's largest festival of history and culture.

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Magdalene Odundo: The Journey of Things

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16 February - 2 June 2019

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Giles Round: The Director

Exhibitions

13 Jul 2018 - 13 Jan 2019

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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.

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