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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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Jadé Fadojutimi: Can we see the colour green because we have a name for it?

Until Friday 21 October, entry to our exhibitions is £6 / FREE for Members, Wakefield District residents and under 18s. Entry is for Galleries 1 – 6 only.

The Hepworth Wakefield will present an exhibition of new work by British artist Jadé Fadojutimi (b. 1993).

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Into Abstraction

Until Friday 21 October, entry to our exhibitions is £6 / FREE for Members, Wakefield District residents and under 18s. Entry is for Galleries 1 – 6 only.

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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When Dreams Confront Reality: The Sherwin Collection

Until Friday 21 October, entry to our exhibitions is £6 / FREE for Members, Wakefield District residents and under 18s. Entry is for Galleries 1 – 6 only.

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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A Living Collection

Until Friday 21 October, entry to our exhibitions is £6 / FREE for Members, Wakefield District residents and under 18s. Entry is for Galleries 1 – 6 only.

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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Daisie Jacobs

28 September 2022 – 6 March 2023

Our 2022 Print Fair Prize Winner, Daisie Jacobs takes over The Hepworth Wakefield café exhibition space. Through the mediums of moving image and photography Jacobs works with themes of the physical human form; the obscured; and the less frequented underside of life.

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Jadé Fadojutimi: Can we see the colour green because we have a name for it?

Until Friday 21 October, entry to our exhibitions is £6 / FREE for Members, Wakefield District residents and under 18s. Entry is for Galleries 1 – 6 only.

The Hepworth Wakefield will present an exhibition of new work by British artist Jadé Fadojutimi (b. 1993).

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The Hepworth Family Gift / Hepworth At Work

Until Friday 21 October, entry to our exhibitions is £6 / FREE for Members, Wakefield District residents and under 18s. Entry is for Galleries 1 – 6 only.

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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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 / 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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Print Drop-in

Family drop-in: Print

Sun 2 Oct. Drop in 11am-4pm (closed for lunch 1-1.30pm).

Explore Hepworth’s sculptures in the galleries looking at shapes and textures. Then join printmaker Rachel Sim in the learning studios to make a collagraph print  inspired by the artworks you have seen.
Suitable for families with children aged 2–12. Drop-in workshops are FREE with an exhibition ticket.

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Toddler Tuesdays

First Tuesday of the Month. 10.30am – 12pm. £7 for one child with one adult + £2 per additional child/adult

Enjoy a playful session with your little one. For families with children aged 1-4 yrs.

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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.