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Autism Friendly Sessions

Sat 18 May 2019, Drop-in anytime between 9.15-11am. FREE

Explore the gallery at your own pace in this special early session. Take in the views, sounds, artworks and spaces at The Hepworth Wakefield and visit the learning studios to  make, create and play with your family.

Gallery activity

Visit the gallery space anytime from 9.15am. Choose from a range of self-directed creative activities to take up to the gallery space. You can borrow these from a member of the learning team in the learning studios on the ground floor.

The gallery opens to the public at 10am, you are of course welcome to remain in the galleries for as long as you wish. Members of the Visitor Services team are in the gallery from 9.15am, they are very happy to help should you have any questions.

Learning Studio Activity

Families are welcome to join in activities in the Learning Studio between 9.15 and 11am. There will be a choice of creative activities based around the artwork that you have seen in the galleries. All activities are optional.

These sessions are suitable for children aged 2-12 years old. Siblings and other family members are very welcome to come along and join in the creative activities.

There is a quiet room in the learning studios if you would like to come away from the activities and gallery spaces for a while.

Parking is free for families attending these sessions up till 11.30am. Please give your registration number to from desk when you arrive.

You are welcome to print a copy of the visual story for the latest session for use in you pre-visit preparation.


If you have any questions, please contact:The Learning Team (Mon-Fri) on learning@hepworthwakefield.org  or 01924 247398. Or at the weekend hello@hepworthwakefield.org 01924 247360.