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Picture Maker family workshop

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A Collection for Wakefield

On permanent display, FREE entry

On display are recent acquisitions of work by artists including Wilfred Avery, Alan Reynolds and Jennifer Lee, alongside paintings by Howard Hodgkin, L.S. Lowry and Yorkshire-born artists John Atkinson Grimshaw and his son Louis Hubbard Grimshaw.

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Material Encounters

On permanent display, FREE entry

The works on display in this exhibition have been selected from Wakefield's art collection to reveal the wide variety of materials artists have used to express sculptural ideas – through abstraction and figuration, and from the early twentieth century up to the present day. 

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Seanna Doonan at The Hepworth Café - Postponed

Postponed

Visit The Hepworth Café and see a new exhibition of work by Wakefield based artist Seanna Doonan.

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Barbara Hepworth

On permanent display, FREE entry

This exhibition provides a survey of Hepworth’s extraordinary career, from early wood carvings to iconic stringed sculptures and polished bronzes from the 1970s.

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A Contemporary Collection

On permanent display, FREE entry

This new display presents contemporary artworks that have been acquired for Wakefield since The Hepworth Wakefield opened in 2011.

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Bill Brandt / Henry Moore

07 Feb - 31 May 2020

This exhibition explores the parallel and intersecting paths of these two great artists of the 20th century.

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The Hepworth Family Gift / Hepworth At Work

On permanent display, free entry

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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Stained Glass Foliage Workshop

Postponed, £100 / £85 Members

Join Samantha Yates of Lil' Rabbitfoot in this full-day Tiffany stained glass copper leaf workshop and create beautiful glass botanical arrangements inspired the The Hepworth Wakefield Garden.

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Mindful Makers

CANCELLED

Join artist Jennyanne Smith for a morning of children’s yoga including movement, meditation and mindful art activities inspired by artwork in the galleries.

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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.