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A Collection for Wakefield

On permanent display, FREE entry

On display are recent acquisitions of work by artists including Wilfred Avery, Alan Reynolds and Jennifer Lee, alongside paintings by Howard Hodgkin, L.S. Lowry and Yorkshire-born artists John Atkinson Grimshaw and his son Louis Hubbard Grimshaw.

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Material Encounters

On permanent display, FREE entry

The works on display in this exhibition have been selected from Wakefield's art collection to reveal the wide variety of materials artists have used to express sculptural ideas – through abstraction and figuration, and from the early twentieth century up to the present day. 

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Seanna Doonan at The Hepworth Café - Postponed

Postponed

Visit The Hepworth Café and see a new exhibition of work by Wakefield based artist Seanna Doonan.

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Barbara Hepworth

On permanent display, FREE entry

This exhibition provides a survey of Hepworth’s extraordinary career, from early wood carvings to iconic stringed sculptures and polished bronzes from the 1970s.

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A Contemporary Collection

On permanent display, FREE entry

This new display presents contemporary artworks that have been acquired for Wakefield since The Hepworth Wakefield opened in 2011.

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Bill Brandt / Henry Moore

07 Feb - 31 May 2020

This exhibition explores the parallel and intersecting paths of these two great artists of the 20th century.

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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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Sheila Hicks: Off Grid

19 Jun - 4 Oct 2020

Sheila Hicks (b.USA, 1934) is one of the world’s foremost artists and sculptors working with textiles, fibre, colour and form.

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Hannah Starkey

23 Oct 2020 - 24 Jan 2021

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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