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Hannah Starkey: In Real Life

21 October 2022 - 30 April 2023. Exhibition entry is £12 / £10 / FREE for Members, Wakefield District residents and under 18s. Ticket includes entry to all our gallery spaces on the day of visit.

The Hepworth Wakefield will present the first major survey of British photographer Hannah Starkey, tracing the development of her work across two decades.

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Highlight Tours

Wednesdays and Saturdays, 1 - 1.30pm, free with an exhibition ticket

Join one of our friendly and knowledgeable gallery team for an informal highlights tour.

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Art Pod

Sat during Term time / Wed, Fri & Sat in Wakefield school holidays, 11am - 4pm (closed for lunch 1 - 1.30pm). Drop in

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. FREE with an exhibition ticket

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Winter Scented Candle Making

Sat 10 Dec, 1 - 3pm, £50 / Members £42.50

Join Heather Gilbertthorpe-Pell of Lit for a special festive candlemaking workshop. Create your own scent combination using pure essential oils, and hand pour your 200ml candle into a beautifully hand-crafted ceramic vessel made by Grey Suit Clay.

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A Living Collection

11 March 2022 - 8 January 2023. Exhibition entry is £12 / £10 / FREE for Members, Wakefield District residents and under 18s. Ticket includes entry to all our gallery spaces on the day of visit.

This exhibition will showcase a number of important acquisitions made over the last two years, which will be displayed at the gallery for the very first time.

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Into Abstraction

11 March 2022 - 8 January 2023. Exhibition entry is £12 / £10 / FREE for Members, Wakefield residents and under 18s. Ticket includes entry to all our gallery spaces on the day of visit.

This exhibition will explore how, after initially finding success with figurative carvings in the 1920s and early 1930s, Barbara Hepworth developed a distinctive abstract practice that aimed ‘to discover some absolute essence in sculptural terms giving the quality of human relationships.’

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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.

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When Dreams Confront Reality: The Sherwin Collection

11 March 2022 - 8 January 2023. Exhibition entry is £12 / £10 / FREE for Members, Wakefield District residents and under 18s. Ticket includes entry to all our gallery spaces on the day of visit.

This exhibition is drawn from the Sherwin Collection, arguably the most important privately-owned collection of British Surrealism. The collection has now found a permanent home at The Hepworth Wakefield, greatly enhancing Wakefield’s holdings of Surrealist art.

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Daisie Jacobs

28 September 2022 – 6 March 2023. Free - on display in The Hepworth Wakefield Café

Through the mediums of moving image and photography, Daisie Jacobs works with themes of the physical human form; the obscured; and the less frequented underside of life.

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Hannah Starkey: In Real Life

21 October 2022 - 30 April 2023. Exhibition entry is £12 / £10 / FREE for Members, Wakefield District residents and under 18s. Ticket includes entry to all our gallery spaces on the day of visit.

The Hepworth Wakefield will present the first major survey of British photographer Hannah Starkey, tracing the development of her work across two decades.

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Warm Space

Open Tue - Sun, 10am - 5pm, Nov 2022 - March 2023, FREE

The Hepworth Wakefield invites our local community to share our warm space this winter. You are welcome to sit, read, play, draw and stay as long as you wish. Help yourself to a hot drink and biscuits, packed lunches can be eaten here too. Our warm space is free to access with no obligation to visit the galleries.

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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.