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Barbara Hepworth: Art & Life

Open Wed – Sun, 10am – 4pm (last entry 3.30pm)

21 May 2021 – 27 Feb 2022, £12 / £10 / FREE for Members, Wakefield residents and under 16s

To mark The Hepworth Wakefield’s 10th anniversary, the largest exhibition of Barbara Hepworth’s work since the artist’s death in 1975.

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The Hepworth Wakefield Garden

Open daily, FREE entry

The Hepworth Wakefield Garden, designed by internationally acclaimed garden designer Tom Stuart-Smith, is a beautifully landscaped garden free for all to enjoy.

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FAMILY WORKSHOP: SCULPTURE

Sun 1 August, Wed 4 August, Thurs 5 August, Sun 15 August, Wed 18 August, Thurs 19 August & Sun 5 September. At 10.15–11.15am, 12.30–1.30pm & 2.15–3.15pm.

Join artist Vincent James to try out making sculptures using natural objects and paper inspired by Hepworth’s beautiful artworks. Suitable for families with children aged 2–12.

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The Hepworth Wakefield Garden

Open daily, FREE entry

The Hepworth Wakefield Garden, designed by internationally acclaimed garden designer Tom Stuart-Smith, is a beautifully landscaped garden free for all to enjoy.

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Online Course: An Introduction to Barbara Hepworth

Tues 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Aug + 7 Sept 2021, 5.30 - 6.30pm, £60 / Members £51

Join Eleanor Clayton, Curator of Barbara Hepworth: Art & Life and author of the accompanying biography for a comprehensive overview of Hepworth’s life and work alongside key movements in twentieth century art.  

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Explore & Draw kits

Available Wed - Sun, 10am - 3pm, Free

Discover artworks in the garden and galleries using our Explore and Draw kits.

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Barbara Hepworth: Art and Life

21 May 2021 – 27 Feb 2022, £12 / £10 / FREE for Members, Wakefield residents and under 16s

To mark The Hepworth Wakefield’s 10th anniversary, the largest exhibition of Barbara Hepworth’s work since the artist’s death in 1975.

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GARDEN PLAY

Fridays and Saturdays, 30 July–4 September. At 10.30–11.15am, 11.30am–12.15pm, 1.15–2pm & 2.15–3pm.

Come and play in The Hepworth Wakefield Garden. Suitable for families with children aged 1–7.

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Victoria Lucas: The Search

Sat 7 Aug 2021, 10am - 4pm, Free, exhibition ticket required

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FAMILY WORKSHOP: CARVING

Sun 8 August, Wed 11 August, Thurs 12 August, Wed 1 September & Thurs 2 September. At 10.15–11.15am, 12.30–1.30pm & 2.15–3.15pm.

Inspired by Hepworth’s beautiful carved sculptures try making your own creative carved artwork using soap. Suitable for families with children aged 2–12.

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Botanical Drawing

Sat 21 Aug 2021, 10.30am - 4pm, £80 / Members £68

Join Yorkshire-based artist Rickard Kitson for a day of drawing inspired by plants in The Hepworth Wakefield Garden.

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FAMILY WORKSHOP: DRAWING

Sun 25 July, Wed 28 July, Thurs 29 July, Sun 22 August, Wed 25 August & Thurs 26 August. At 10.15–11.15am, 12.30–1.30pm & 2.15–3.15pm.

Join artist Jo Blaker in this new family workshop to try out big, exciting mark making and drawing inspired by Hepworth’s beautiful sculptures and artworks. Suitable for families with children aged 2–12.

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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.