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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

A4 Arts Foundation
Alan Wilkinson
Art Fund
Bloomberg Philanthropies
Cathy Wills
Contemporary Art Society
Eric and Jean Cass
Eridge Trust
Gilbert and Pauline Ross
Henry Moore Foundation
The Hepworth Estate
JW Anderson Fund
The Kim Lim Estate / Turnbull Studio
Kyoung Hwan Lee
The Liz and Terry Bramall Foundation
National Heritage Memorial Fund
Ofenheim Charitable Trust
Paul and Alison Deighton
Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
The Richard Batterham Estate
The Roden Family
The Ronald Moody Trust
Ronnie Duncan
Ryan Taylor Collection
The Sherwin Family
Simon Nixon
Simon and Midge Palley
Spirit Now London
Tim Sayer and Anne-marie Norton
Thomas Dane Gallery


Aishti Foundation, Beirut
blank projects, Cape Town
Casey Kaplan, New York
Celina Warriner
Christopher Gorman-Evans
Clore Wyndham
Creative Minds – South West Yorkshire NHS Trust
The Earl & Countess of Harewood Charitable Trust
Eskine, Hall & Coe
The Garcia Family Foundation
The George Economou Collection
Grosvenor Gallery
Ingleby Gallery
The Mayor’s Safer Communities Fund
Mercedes Vilardell
Michael & Yvonne Uva
Modern Art
Russell Tovey

The Collection Circle

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

The Contemporary Circle

Christopher Kneale
Dr. Carol Atack & Alex Van Someren
Emily King & Matthew Slotover
Jay Jopling
Maureen Paley
Sir Michael Craig Martin
Pippy Houldsworth
Susan May


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

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.

Igshaan Adams
Hurvin Anderson
J.W. Anderson
Fiona Banner
Phyllida Barlow
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
James Oughtibridge
Martin Parr
Laure Prouvost
Magali Reus
Ro Robertson
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