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Ronald Moody: Sculpting Life

22 June - 3 November 2024. Exhibition entry is £13 / £11 / FREE for Members, Wakefield District residents and under 18s. Ticket includes entry to all our gallery spaces on the day of visit.

Jamaican-born sculptor Ronald Moody is one of the most significant artists of the 20th century and this major exhibition will explore the development of Moody’s art as well as his contribution and impact on British and international art history.

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Igshaan Adams: Weerhoud

22 June - 3 November 2024. Exhibition entry is £13 / £11 / FREE for Members, Wakefield District residents and under 18s. Ticket includes entry to all our gallery spaces on the day of visit.

A new exhibition by South African artist Igshaan Adams, featuring his cross-disciplinary work that encompasses weaving, sculpture and installation.

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Ronald Moody: Sculpting Life

22 June - 3 November 2024. Exhibition entry is £13 / £11 / FREE for Members, Wakefield District residents and under 18s. Ticket includes entry to all our gallery spaces on the day of visit.

Jamaican-born sculptor Ronald Moody is one of the most significant artists of the 20th century and this major exhibition will explore the development of Moody’s art as well as his contribution and impact on British and international art history.

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Igshaan Adams: Weerhoud

22 June - 3 November 2024. Exhibition entry is £13 / £11 / FREE for Members, Wakefield District residents and under 18s. Ticket includes entry to all our gallery spaces on the day of visit.

A new exhibition by South African artist Igshaan Adams, featuring his cross-disciplinary work that encompasses weaving, sculpture and installation.

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A Living Collection

10 February 2024 - February 2025. Exhibition entry is £13 / £11 / FREE for Members, Wakefield District residents and under 18s. Ticket includes entry to all our gallery spaces on the day of visit.

A Living Collection address contemporary issues, shift historic imbalances in Wakefield's are collection or enrich narratives explored by artists in shifting contexts. Artists on display include Jadé Fadojutimi, Jake Grewal, Lewis Hammond and Bronwyn Katz alongside sculptures by Barbara Hepworth.

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Summer Programme Talks

Saturday 22 June, 11am & 2pm. Each talk is £16* / Student £12.50 / Member £10. Price includes exhibition entry

Join us for a day of talks and book signings to coincide with the opening of our two new exhibitions - Ronald Moody: Sculpting Life and Igshaan Adams: Weerhoud.

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Sylvia Snowden: Painting Humanity

16 March - 3 November 2024. Exhibition entry is £13 / £11 / FREE for Members, Wakefield District residents and under 18s. Ticket includes entry to all our gallery spaces on the day of visit.

This spring, The Hepworth Wakefield will open the first public gallery exhibition in Europe of African-American painter Sylvia Snowden's work. Presenting a selection of work from a career that spans six decades, this exhibition will including large early paintings through to more recent works.

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Garden Play

Every Sat and Sun during term time / Every day in the Wakefield school holidays, 11am - 4pm, FREE

Come and play in The Hepworth Wakefield Garden. Stack, build, experiment, draw and imagine with your family in the open air. No need to book, just turn up and play!

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The Hepworth Family Gift / Hepworth At Work

On permanent display. Exhibition entry is £13 / £11 / FREE for Members, Wakefield District residents and under 18s. Ticket includes entry to all our gallery spaces on the day of visit.

The Hepworth Family Gift consists of 44 full size, rarely seen working models - surviving prototypes in plaster and aluminium made in preparation for the works in bronze Hepworth executed from the mid-1950s to the end of her career.

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Art Pod

Every Sat during term-term time / Every Mon, Fri and Sat during the Wakefield school holidays, drop-in 11am - 4pm (closed for lunch 1 - 1.30pm). FREE with an exhibition ticket

Visit the galleries with your family and join us at the Art Pod to make your own artwork inspired by what you see. Suitable for families with children aged 2 - 12 years old.

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Still Lives

1 March 2024 - January 2025. Exhibition entry is £13 / £11 / FREE for Members, Wakefield District residents and under 18s. Ticket includes entry to all our gallery spaces on the day of visit.

This spring, The Hepworth Wakefield will explore the theme of still life in a new exhibition. Still Lives will display more than 70 works by over 50 artists across two galleries, illustrating the enduring nature of the still life genre throughout different moments in art history.

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Explore & draw stations

Tue - Sun, 10am - 5pm. FREE with an exhibition ticket.

Borrow looking tools, handling objects and drawing materials to discover the exhibitions and create your own works of art. Suitable for all ages, including adults.

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