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Lee Miller and Surrealism in Britain

22 Jun - 07 Oct 2018

"She blurred the boundaries between art and photojournalism in a way that anticipates more contemporary approaches" - The Times

This exhibition tells the story of Surrealism in Britain and shines a light on the little known, but exciting, cultural moment, through Miller’s lens.

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Viviane Sassen: Hot Mirror

22 Jun - 07 Oct 2018, free entry

"It is as though you have tumbled into Sassen’s mind and find yourself suspended in a half-awake, half-asleep state" - AnOther Magazine

Hot Mirror presents a survey of work by internationally renowned Dutch artist and photographer Viviane Sassen.

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Giles Round: The Director

13 Jul 2018 - 13 Jan 2019

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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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Modern Nature: British Photographs from the Hyman Collection

13 Jul 2018 - 22 Apr 2019

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Lee Miller and Surrealism in Britain

22 Jun - 07 Oct 2018

"She blurred the boundaries between art and photojournalism in a way that anticipates more contemporary approaches" - The Times

This exhibition tells the story of Surrealism in Britain and shines a light on the little known, but exciting, cultural moment, through Miller’s lens.

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Viviane Sassen: Hot Mirror

22 Jun - 07 Oct 2018, free entry

"It is as though you have tumbled into Sassen’s mind and find yourself suspended in a half-awake, half-asleep state" - AnOther Magazine

Hot Mirror presents a survey of work by internationally renowned Dutch artist and photographer Viviane Sassen.

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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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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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Explore & Draw stations

Available in the galleries every day, 10am - 5pm, free

Borrow looking tools, handling objects and drawing materials to explore the galleries and create your own artworks, FREE

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Summer Holidays

21 July - 2 September 2018

Join us every day during the Wakefield and Leeds school holidays for family fun.

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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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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.