I understand
arrow drop search cross
Filter Events


Lee Miller and Surrealism in Britain

22 Jun - 07 Oct 2018

"She blurred the boundaries between art and photojournalism in a way that anticipates more contemporary approaches" - The Times

This exhibition tells the story of Surrealism in Britain and shines a light on the little known, but exciting, cultural moment, through Miller’s lens.

More Info


Viviane Sassen: Hot Mirror

22 Jun - 07 Oct 2018, free entry

"It is as though you have tumbled into Sassen’s mind and find yourself suspended in a half-awake, half-asleep state" - AnOther Magazine

Hot Mirror presents a survey of work by internationally renowned Dutch artist and photographer Viviane Sassen.

More Info

Surreal Collages with Photoshop

8 - 9 September 2018, 10.30am - 4pm, £110 / £82.50 Members

Use Photoshop to cut up, overlay and manupilate both found and drawn images to create your own surreal landscape compositions.

More Info

Heritage Open Days 2018

8 Sept 2018, 11am - 4pm, FREE, booking required

A day of talks exploring and celebrating the rich history of industry and culture in Wakefield as part of with Heritage Open Days, England's largest festival of history and culture.

More Info

Surrealist Landscapes

Sun 29 July, Tue 7, Wed 8, Thurs 9 Aug, Sat 18, Sun 19 Aug, Sun 9 Sep, Drop-in 11am - 4pm, Free

Drop-in family workshop, suitable for 2 - 12 year olds.

More Info

Drypoint and Monoprinting Workshop

15 Sept 2018, 10.30am - 4pm, £60 / £45 Members

Create a drypoint intaglio print incorporating monoprinting methods,

More Info

Sensory Stories

Sun 17 June, Sun 15 July, Sun 16 Sep, Sun 14 Oct, 11am, 12.15pm, 1.45pm & 3pm, Free

Journey through the Yorkshire moors and visit the Cornish seaside in our sensory story time.

More Info

The Wakefield Gin Experience

Sat 22 September 2018, 12 - 4pm / 5 - 9pm, £30 VIP / £20 Standard

More Info

Life Drawing Weekend

22-23 Sept 2018, 10.30am - 4pm, £100 / £75 Members

Gain technical advice in key areas such as proportion, perspective, anatomy, line, gesture, tone and colour to develop your own style of life drawing.

More Info

A Bargain with the Light: Poems After Lee Miller

26 Sept 2018, 5.30 - 6.30pm, FREE

More Info

Teacher CPD: Join the Conversation 2, Arts in Education

5-7pm, from £4 including a glass of wine

More Info

Artwalk at The Hepworth Wakefield

Wakefield Artwalk at The Hepworth Wakefield

Last Wednesday of every other month, Jan - Nov 2018

Every other month, The Hepworth Wakefield joins venues across the city for an evening programme of art, craft, workshops, live music and performance.

More Info

1 2 3 4 5 6 7

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.