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Lee Miller and Surrealism in Britain

22 Jun - 07 Oct 2018

This exhibition will tell the story of Surrealism in Britain and shine 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

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

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Schools: Outdoor Learning Day

20 June 2018, 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm, free

Explore making art outdoors and on a large scale. Suitable for Year 7 - 11 students.

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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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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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Daughters of Necessity: Serena Korda & Wakefield's Ceramics

2 Dec 2017 - 5 July 2018, Free entry

British artist Serena Korda selects highlights from Wakefield's ceramic collection to show alongside her own work

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School Prints

12 Jan - 03 Jun 2018, Free entry

We've revived the old 1940s School Prints scheme and commissioned six British artists, Martin Creed, Jeremy Deller, Anthea Hamilton, Helen Marten, Haroon Mirza and Rose Wylie – to create limited edition prints responding to the original 1940’s brief. See the original prints alongside the new ones in this exhibition.

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Opening Party

21 June, 7-10pm, free entry

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Lee Miller and Surrealism in Britain

22 Jun - 07 Oct 2018

This exhibition will tell the story of Surrealism in Britain and shine 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

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

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Viviane Sassen In Conversation

Sat 23 June 2018, 12 - 1.30pm, £10 / £7.50 Members / £5 Students

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Future exhibitions

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Our past exhibitions

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