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The Art of the Potter: Ceramics and Sculpture from 1930 to Now

Opens 20 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 celebrate Wakefield’s progressive approach to collecting ceramics since the 1930s and will shine a light on artists exploring the sculptural possibilities of this versatile medium.

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Daisie Jacobs

28 September 2022 – end-April 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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A Living Collection

Opens 14 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 showcases new acquisitions to the collection from recent years, from Surrealist sculpture to contemporary assemblage, revealing a conversation across time and media around the human body and its interactions in the world.

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The Hepworth Family Gift / Hepworth At Work

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

16 September 2022 - 19 March 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 an exhibition of new work by British artist Jadé Fadojutimi (b. 1993).

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Magic in this Country: Hepworth, Moore and the Land

Opens 20 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.

Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore both grew up in Yorkshire and claimed the landscape as a formative artistic influence.

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If Not Now, When? Generations of Women in Sculpture in Britain, 1960 – 2022

31 March – 24 September 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 present the outcomes of a significant research project, Hepworth’s Progeny, hosted by The Hepworth Wakefield (2021-23) in collaboration with art historian Griselda Pollock and sculptor Lorna Green.

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Hurvin Anderson: Barbershop

26 May – 5 November 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 large solo exhibition will focus on the Barbershop series as a lens through which to understand Hurvin Anderson’s wider practice and key concerns of memory, identity and nationhood.

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Hurvin Anderson Curates

26 May – 5 November 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.

Alongside the Barbershop exhibition, Hurvin Anderson will curate a display of paintings drawn from public collections in the UK to take visitors on a journey through his formative influences and highlight the importance of art historical references in his work

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