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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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The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture

26 Oct 2018 - 20 Jan 2019

The second Hepworth Prize for Sculpture exhibition presents art work by the shortlisted artists Michael Dean, Mona Hatoum, Phillip Lai, Magali Reus and Cerith Wyn Evans.

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Giles Round: The Director

13 Jul 2018 - 13 Jan 2019

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Schools & Colleges: Articulation Discovery Days

13 & 22 Nov 2018, 10am - 3pm, FREE

Suitable for Year 10 students taking English, Art & Design and Design & Technology

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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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The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture: Panel Discussion

Sat 17 Nov 2018, 12 - 1.30pm, £10 / £7.50 Members / £5 Students

Join two members of this year’s nomination panel, along with the exhibition curator, to explore new approaches to sculpture.

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Festive Willow Weaving Workshop

17 Nov / 16 Dec 2018, 10.30am – 4pm, Sold Out

Explore the possibilities of willow sculpture-making with Leilah Vyner in this special Christmas workshop.

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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.