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Barbara Hepworth: Art & Life

Open Wed – Sun, 10am – 4pm (last entry 3.30pm)

21 May 2021 – 27 Feb 2022, £12 / £10 / FREE for Members, Wakefield residents and under 16s

To mark The Hepworth Wakefield’s 10th anniversary, the largest exhibition of Barbara Hepworth’s work since the artist’s death in 1975.

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The Hepworth Wakefield Garden

Open daily, FREE entry

The Hepworth Wakefield Garden, designed by internationally acclaimed garden designer Tom Stuart-Smith, is a beautifully landscaped garden free for all to enjoy.

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Surface Area Dance Theatre: Behind the Face of a Rock, Throwing Stones

Sat 16 Oct 2021, Free, exhibition ticket required

Behind the Face of a Rock, Throwing Stones is a new dance performance centred upon an experiential understanding and knowledge of British Sign Language, D/deaf culture, Japanese culture and Butoh. 

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Leeds Conservatoire: Music in response to Hepworth

Sat 6 Nov 2021, 10.30am - 3.30pm, Free but exhibition tickets required

A day of music inspired by Barbara Hepworth’s sculptures, composed and performed by final year Jazz students at Leeds Conservatoire.

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Jadé Fadojutimi

7 April - 25 September 2022

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

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Sheila Hicks: Off Grid

7 April - 25 September 2022, £8.50 / Free for Members, Wakefield residents and under 16s

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

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Contemporary Tapestry Weaving

Sat 29 - Sun 30 Jan 2022, 10.30am - 4pm, £170 / Members £144.50

Learn the art of weaving to create a contemporary tapestry inspired by the work of Sheila Hicks, with artist and designer Hannah Waldron.

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Introduction to Natural Dye

Sat 5 Feb 2022, 10.30am - 4pm, £90 / Members £76.50

Create your own naturally dyed fabrics by experimenting with seasonal ingredients, fruits, flowers and food waste with artist Ffion Taverner.

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Felted Vessel Workshop

Sat 26 - Sun 27 Feb 2022, 10.30am - 4pm, £140 / Members £119

Join Wakefield-based artist Helen Riddle to ceate a unique, three-dimensional, wet-felted vessel, decorated with surface stitching.

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Supriya Nagarajan: Mapping the Music

Sat 26 Feb 2022, Free, exhibition ticket required

Mapping the Music is a  sonic exploration of the sculptural work of Barbara Hepworth by composer and director Supriya Nagarajan.

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Hannah Starkey

Nov 2022 - May 2023, tickets for Hannah Starkey will be on sale soon.

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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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.