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Felt & Stitch Workshop: Lichen, Fern and Moss

Sat 17 & Sun 18 July 2021, 10.30am - 4pm, £140 / Members £199

Join Wakefield-based artist Helen Riddle for a weekend introduction to creating texture in wet-felting and stitched surface decoration.

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Botanical Drawing

Sat 21 Aug 2021, 10.30am - 4pm, £80 / Members £68

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Tom Arber Photography

Intermediate Digital Photography Course

Sat 18 Sept + Sat 25 Sept 2021, 10.30am - 4pm, £140 / Members £119

Gain a deeper knowledge of the functions of your camera and try experimental techniques to shooting and editing in this two day workshop with Tom Arber. 

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Paper Sculptures

2 Oct 2021, 10.30am - 4pm, £80 / Members £68

Explore the potential of cutting, folding and construction techniques with paper to create your own unique sculptural forms with paper artist Andy Singleton.

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Sheila Hicks: Off Grid

Sat 27 Nov 2021 - May 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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Exploring Global Textile Processes

Sat 19 Mar 2022, 10.30am - 4pm, £70 / Members £59.50

Join textile artist Joan Murray to explor textile processes from different historical and cultural periods, including those that heavily influenced artists such as Sheila Hicks.

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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.