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Schools & Colleges: Sculpture Study Day

10 Dec 2018

10 December 2018, 10am - 2.30pm, FREE

Suitable for Year 7 - 10 Art & Design and Design & Technology Students

Bring your class to the gallery to study sculpture!

Students will guided through The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture exhibition by the experienced artist educator Gillian Brent. They will look at works by Mona Hatoum, Cerith Wyn Evans, Michael Dean, Phillip Lai and Magali Reus.

After a series of warm-up drawing, students will complete a number of activities in the gallery inspired by the artwork on display and investigating key themes, processes and materials.

After lunch students will work in the Learning Studios to produce their own sculptures inspired by the mornings discoveries.  They will then work as a group to curate their own exhibition in the studios and discuss their ideas.

Please ask students to bring a packed lunch. Materials and refreshments provided.


10am: Arrive at the gallery

10am – 12pm: Explore The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture exhibition

12 – 12.30: Lunch

12.30 – 2.30pm: Practical sculpture making workshop in the learning studios

2.30pm: End of the day


To Book

Please send your name, role, school name, year group and number of students (max 15 students p/school) to:

Schools Programmer
Email: learning@hepworthwakefield.org
Telephone: 01924 247374

Free of charge (cancellation fee applies, see below)
Places will be offered on a first come first served basis.

Cancellation Terms

In the event of cancellation, a notification of cancellation should be sent to the Learning Team in writing, either by post or email (learning@hepworthwakefield.org). If you notify us of the cancellation of your booking less than 14 days before the event (or any part thereof), including failure to turn up on the day, you will incur a charge of £10 per student cancelled.

We reserve the right to cancel any booking in the event of the gallery being unexpectedly closed, e.g. due to extreme weather conditions