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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.

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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.

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Schools & Colleges: Portfolio Development Day, Investigate Sculpture

5 & 12 November 2018, 10am - 1pm, FREE

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Masterclass in Traditional Signwriting

10 - 11 Nov 2018, 10.30am - 4pm

Learn the traditional art of signwriting and produce a painted sign for your home or business.

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Schools & Colleges: Articulation Discovery Days

13 & 22 Nov 2018, 10am - 3pm, FREE

Suitable for Year 10 students taking English, Art & Design and Design & Technology

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Festive Willow Weaving Workshop

17 Nov / 16 Dec 2018, 10.30am – 4pm, £65 / £48.75 Members

Explore the possibilities of willow sculpture-making with Leilah Vyner in this special Christmas workshop.

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The Hepworth Wakefield Christmas Market

23 - 25 Nov + 30 Nov - 2 Dec 2018, 10am – 5pm, £1 entry / Free for Members & under 16s

High quality craft and food items, produced and sourced by independent makers from across the UK.

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Luxury Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

28 Nov 2018, 5.30 - 7pm / 09 Dec 2018, 10.30am - 12pm, £40 / £30 Members

Create a beautiful moss-based wreath for your home, using high quality seasonal foliage, berries, twigs and ornaments.

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Fused Glass Christmas Tree Decoration

28 Nov 2018, 5.30pm - 7pm / 08 Dec 2018, 10.30am - 12pm or 1pm - 2:30pm, £30 / £22.50 Members

Explore the wonderful world of glass and create a beautiful fused glass decoration for your Christmas tree.

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Teacher CPD: Big Draw Symposium

12- 4.30pm, FREE

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Schools & Colleges: Sculpture Study Day

10 December 2018, 10am - 2.30pm, FREE

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Festive Mosaics Workshop

15 Dec 2018, 10.30am - 4pm

Create an intricate mosaic piece to take home with you or give as a gift this Christmas in this festive mosaics workshop.

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Our past exhibitions

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