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Anthony McCall: Solid Light Works

16 Feb - 3 June 2018, Free entry

This major survey of the work of Anthony McCall presents the premiere of new immersive 'solid light' installations.

'A glowing cosmic spectacle' - **** The Guardian

'Nothing can quite prepare you for the experience. It is captivating.' The Times

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Daughters of Necessity: Serena Korda & Wakefield's Ceramics

2 Dec 2017 - 5 July 2018, Free entry

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

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Anthony McCall: Solid Light Works

16 Feb - 3 June 2018, Free entry

This major survey of the work of Anthony McCall presents the premiere of new immersive 'solid light' installations.

'A glowing cosmic spectacle' - **** The Guardian

'Nothing can quite prepare you for the experience. It is captivating.' The Times

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School Prints

12 Jan - 03 Jun 2018, Free entry

We've revived the old 1940s School Prints scheme and commissioned six British artists, Martin Creed, Jeremy Deller, Anthea Hamilton, Helen Marten, Haroon Mirza and Rose Wylie – to create limited edition prints responding to the original 1940’s brief. See the original prints alongside the new ones in this exhibition.

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Highlight Tours

Every day, 2 - 2.30pm, free

Join one of our friendly and knowledgeable gallery team for an informal highlights tour.

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Masterpieces by Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore

On permanent display, free entry

We present two exhibitions of work from our collection, examining two giants of British art and their deep connection with Yorkshire: Barbara Hepworth (born in Wakefield in 1903) and Henry Moore (born in Castleford in 1898)

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A Contemporary Collection

On permanent display, free entry

Since opening in 2011, The Hepworth Wakefield has continued Wakefield’s tradition of supporting contemporary artists through exhibitions and acquisitions.

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Monoprinting Printing Workshop

28 Apr 2018, 10.30am - 2pm, £60 / £45 Members

Learn two different methods of mono printing to produce exciting and experimental work inspired by Hepworth sculptures.

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Explore and Draw totes

Every Saturday, plus Mondays and Fridays in the Wakefield school holidays, 10am - 5pm, free

Borrow an Explore & Draw bag to discover the artworks in the gallery with your family. For families with children aged 2-12.

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Art Pods

Every Sat, Mon & Fri in the Wakefield school holidays, 11am - 4pm, FREE

Drop-in to our Art Pods in the galleries and make something inspired by the artwork around you.

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Light Play

Sun 1, Sun 29 April & Sun 3 June 11am - 4pm, FREE

Drop-in family workshop suitable for 2-12 year olds

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Future exhibitions

Find out what’s coming up at The Hepworth Wakefield

Our past exhibitions

A guide to our ambitious, world-class exhibitions programme and collection displays since opening in 2011.