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The Hepworth Wakefield Garden

Open daily, FREE entry

The Hepworth Wakefield Garden, designed by internationally acclaimed landscape architect Tom Stuart-Smith, is free for all to enjoy.

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The Hepworth Wakefield Garden

Open daily, FREE entry

The Hepworth Wakefield Garden, designed by internationally acclaimed landscape architect Tom Stuart-Smith, is free for all to enjoy.

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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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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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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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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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Explore & Draw kits

Available Tue - Sun, 10am - 4pm. Free with an exhibition ticket

Discover artworks in the galleries and garden using our Explore and Draw kits. Suitable for families with children aged 2 - 12 years old.

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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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Members Private View: Ronald Moody & Igshaan Adams

Friday 21 June 2024, 5.30 - 7pm, Exclusive event for Members and Patrons

Members are invited to join our exclusive Private View on Friday 21 June 2024 to celebrate the opening of our new exhibitions Ronald Moody: Sculpting Life and Igshaan Adams: Weerhoud.

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Midsummer Party

Friday 21 June, 7 - 10pm, FREE

Celebrate midsummer and the opening of our new exhibitions. Plus live music, DJ and street food in our garden. Entry to our Midsummer Party is FREE and everyone is welcome. No need to RSVP, just turn up!

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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.