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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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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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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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Tom Arber Photography

Intermediate Digital Photography Course

Sat 18 Sept & Sat 25 Sept 2021, 10.30am - 4pm, £140 / Members £119

Gain a deeper knowledge of the functions of your camera and try experimental techniques to shooting and editing in this two day workshop with Tom Arber. 

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Nwando Ebizie: The Garden of Circular Paths

Sat 21 Aug 2021 - Sun 27 Feb 2022. Free, exhibition ticket required

Ebizie's work, The Garden of Circular Paths, takes visitors on a sonic art ritual guided journey through the life and work of Barbara Hepworth, featuring composed music and field recordings from places in Yorkshire and Cornwall which have a connection to Hepworth's life.

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Family Workshop: Carving

Sunday 26 September & Sunday 10 October. 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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Olivia Louvel: The Sculptor Speaks

Sat 2 Oct 2021, 10am - 4pm, Free, exhibition ticket required

Join us for The Sculptor Speaks, an audio-visual installation by Olivia Louvel based around her re-sounding of a 1961 recording Barbara Hepworth's voice.

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Paper Sculptures

2 Oct 2021, 10.30am - 4pm, £80 / Members £68

Explore the potential of cutting, folding and construction techniques with paper to create your own unique sculptural forms with paper artist Andy Singleton.

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Garden Play

Saturdays, until 30 October, and Fridays during the Wakefield school holidays. 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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Family Workshop: Sculpture

Sunday 5 September, Sunday 3 October & Sunday 17 October. 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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Play Time

Friday 24 September, Friday 15 October, Friday 12 November & Friday 10 December. 10.30am – 12pm

Enjoy a playful outdoor session with your little one. For families with children aged 1-4 yrs.

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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.