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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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A Collection for Wakefield

On permanent display, FREE entry

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

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Material Encounters

On display until Nov 2020, 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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Bill Brandt / Henry Moore

Exhibition extended to 1 Nov 2020. £7.50 / £5 / FREE for Members, Wakefield Residents & Under 16s

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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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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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Seanna Doonan at The Hepworth Café

On display from Sat 1 Aug, FREE ENTRY

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

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Vision & Reality: 100 Years of Contemporary Art in Wakefield

20 Nov 2020 – 25 April 2021, FREE entry

Wakefield’s art collection was established in the 1920s to nurture a public understanding of contemporary art and its relation to modern life – a collecting principle still followed by The Hepworth Wakefield today. This exhibition will demonstrate how the collection has been strategically developed over nearly 10 years since The Hepworth Wakefield opened.

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Jadé Fadojutimi

20 Nov 2021 – 29 May 2022, FREE entry

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

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Barbara Hepworth: Art and Life

21 May – 31 Oct 2021, £12 / £10 / FREE for Members, Wakefield residents and under 16s

In summer 2021, to mark The Hepworth Wakefield’s 10th anniversary, the gallery will organise the most expansive exhibition of Barbara Hepworth’s work since the artist’s death in 1975.

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