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The Hepworth Wakefield would like to thank the trusts and foundations, individuals and businesses who generously support the work of the gallery and help us present ambitious exhibitions, champion the region’s artistic spirit, care for the collection and deliver an extensive programme of learning activities for all ages.

Our supporters


Wakefield Council
Arts Council England

Major donors

Art Fund
The Audrey & Stanley Burton 1960 Charitable Trust
Bloomberg Philanthropies
Sophie Bowness
Burberry Foundation
Ronnie Duncan
Eric and Jean Cass
Esmée Fairbarn Foundation
Stuart and Trish Fletcher
Henry Moore Foundation
John Ellerman Foundation
Elie Khouri
The Liz and Terry Bramall Foundation
National Heritage Memorial Fund
John Oldham and Terry Bacon
Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Alexander V. Petalas
Griselda Pollock
The Roden Family
Gilbert and Pauline Ross
Tim Sayer and Annemarie Norton
Richard Schlagman
Sir Siegmund Warburg’s Voluntary Settlement
Alan Wilkinson
The Wolfson Foundation


The Clore Duffield Foundation
Community Foundation Wakefield District #iwill Fund
Contemporary Art Society
Creative Minds South West Yorkshire NHS Partnership
Paul and Alison Deighton
Richard and Nancy Donner
The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust
Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
The Earl & Countess of Harewood Charitable Trust
Eridge Trust
The Ernest Cook Trust
Gabo Trust
Christopher Gorman-Evans
Douglas Hankin-West
The Hepworth Estate
The Holbeck Charitable Trust
David Liddiment
Clive and Virginia Lloyd
The Mondriaan Fund
Ofenheim Charitable Trust
The Porthmeor Fund
Postcode Community Trust
Ptarmigan Trust
R E Chadwick Charitable Trust
The Rowland St Oswald 1984 Charitable Trust
Sir George Martin Charitable Trust

The Collection Circle

Jeremy and Martine Burton
Stuart and Trish Fletcher
Jay Franke and David Herro
Linda and Philip Harley
Steve and Clare Langan
Clive and Virginia Lloyd
Alice Rawsthorn

The Contemporary Circle

Dr Carol Atack and Alex van Someren
Sir Michael Craig-Martin CBE RA
Emily King and Matthew Slotover
Christopher Kneale
Maureen Paley
Pippy Houldsworth Gallery
Thomas Dane Gallery


Sophie Bowness
Richard Donner
Wayne Ewart
Colin Fine
Jane and Alan Foale
Sir Charles Forbes Adam OBE and Rosalind, Lady Forbes Adam
Willoughby Gerrish and Daisy Bell
Andrew Haigh
Alexander and Hilary Hume
Morgan Long
David Markham
Philip and Val Marsden
Ali Mashadi
Debbie Melton
Mick and Simon
Terry Bacon
Jon and Helen Riddle
Ringo and Tanja Scheithauer
Karen Smith
Mark Storey and Carey Adina Karmel
Jonathan Straight
Emily Thomas
Sylvia Thompson
Peter Woods MBE and Francis Ryan

and those who wish to remain anonymous

Founding supporters

The Hepworth Wakefield is extremely grateful for the generous investment and foresight of Wakefield Council and the many public sector bodies, charitable trusts and foundations, businesses and individuals who contributed towards the creation of the gallery.

Founding partners

Wakefield Council
The Hepworth Estate

Major Funders

Arts Council England
Heritage Lottery Fund


European Regional Development Fund
Homes and Communities Agency
Yorkshire Forward

Major donors

Audrey & Stanley Burton Charitable Trust
Friends of Wakefield Art Galleries & Museums (WPAF)
Garfield Weston Foundation
The Headley Trust
The Wolfson Foundation


Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
Sir George Martin Trust
The Henry Moore Foundation
The Kirby Laing Foundation
Lord St Oswald
The Scurrah Wainwright Charity
Sir Siegmund Warburg’s Voluntary Settlement


Sir Richard Dalton
Stephen Gouldin
The Kenneth Hargreaves Trust
John Lewis Partnership
Simon and Midge Palley
The Rt Revd Stephen Platten
Kate Taylor

and those who wish to remain anonymous

Thank you

The Hepworth Wakefield would also like to thank all artists who have generously contributed work to our Artist Editions and School Prints.

Hurvin Anderson
J.W. Anderson
Fiona Banner
Alvaro Barrington
Lynda Benglis
Sir Peter Blake
Sir Frank Bowling OBE, RA
Halima Cassell
Steven Claydon
Michael Craig-Martin
Martin Creed
Enrico David
Michael Dean
Tacita Dean
Jeremy Deller
Jadé Fadojutimi
Anthea Hamilton
Lubaina Himid CBE
Akiko Hirai
Howard Hodgkin
Claudette Johnson
Helen Marten
Anthony McCall
Haroon Mirza
Paulina Olowska
Martin Parr
Laure Prouvost
Magali Reus
Eva Rothschild
Veronica Ryan
Viviane Sassen
Hannah Starkey
Linder Sterling
Yinka Shonibare CBE
Francis Upritchard
Richard Wentworth
Clare Woods
Rose Wylie
Cerith Wyn Evans
Toby Ziegler