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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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The Hepworth Wakefield Garden

Open daily, FREE entry

The Hepworth Wakefield Garden, designed by internationally acclaimed landscape architect Tom Stuart-Smith, is free for all to enjoy.

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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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Explore & Draw stations

Tue - Sun, 10am - 5pm, FREE with an exhibition ticket

Borrow looking tools, handling objects and drawing materials to discover the exhibitions and create your own works of art.

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In Real Life: Curator Tour

Sat 4 Feb 2023, 12 - 12.45pm, £15.50 / £13 Student / £5 Member - Exhibition entry included

Join curator Dr Abi Shapiro for an in depth tour of our major survey of British photographer Hannah Starkey, which traces the development of her work across two decades.

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Art Pod

Sat during Term time / Wed, Fri & Sat in Wakefield school holidays, 11am - 4pm (closed for lunch 1 - 1.30pm). Drop in

Visit the galleries with your family and join us at the Art Pod to make your own artwork inspired by what you see. Suitable for families with children aged 2-12 years old. FREE with an exhibition ticket

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Family Drop-in: Big Draw

Family drop-in: Big Draw

Sun 22 Jan, Sun 26 Feb, Sun 19 Mar. Drop-in 11am-4pm (closed for lunch 1-1.30pm), FREE with an exhibition ticket

Celebrate The Big Draw with us and explore mark making, texture and colour inspired by paintings. Suitable for families with children aged 2-12.

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Toddler Tuesdays

First Tuesday of the Month*. 10.30am – 12pm. £7 for one child with one adult + £2 per additional child/adult

Enjoy a playful session with your little one. For families with children aged 1-4 yrs.
*Jan session is on Tue 10 Jan.

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Print Drop-in

Family drop-in: Print

Sun 2 Oct. Drop in 11am-4pm (closed for lunch 1-1.30pm).

Explore Hepworth’s sculptures in the galleries looking at shapes and textures. Then join printmaker Rachel Sim in the learning studios to make a collagraph print  inspired by the artworks you have seen.
Suitable for families with children aged 2–12. Drop-in workshops are FREE with an exhibition ticket.

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Rhubarb Festival Food and Drink Trail at The Hepworth Wakefield

Fri 17 - Sun 19 Feb, 10am – 5pm (last orders 4.30pm)

Join us as Wakefield's Rhubarb Festival goes on tour with a food and drink trail across the city. Stop off at The Hepworth Wakefield Café and Garden Café for our selection of rhubarb-themed specials.

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The Hepworth Wakefield Wedding Showcase

Sunday 26 February 2023, 10am - 4pm

We are delighted to invite couples to The Hepworth Wakefield on Sunday 26 February 2023 to showcasing all that our unique venue has to offer.

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Hannah Starkey: In Conversation

Sat 4 March, 12-1pm, £7 / Members + Young Members £6 / £15 exhibition ticket and talk / £13 Student exhibition ticket and talk

Artist Hannah Starkey returns to The Hepworth Wakefield to talk us through her exhibition In Real Life.

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Future exhibitions

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Our past exhibitions

A guide to our ambitious, world-class exhibitions programme and collection displays since opening in 2011.