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Schools & Colleges: Careers Day

5 March 2020, 10am - 3.00pm, FREE

Suitable for KS5/ Year 12 – 13 students

5 March 2020 – suitable for KS5/ year 12 – 13

Bring your students to the gallery to explore careers in the arts and creative industries.

Students will take part in a practical workshop and learn about the range of careers in the arts sector. They will receive networking tips and advice from professionals working at The Hepworth Wakefield, and independently.

Delivered in collaboration with the University of Leeds, Professor Abigail Harrison Moore will lead the day supported by gallery staff and art ambassadors from the university.

Maximum 15 students per school. Materials and refreshments provided.

To Book

Please send your name, role, school name, year group and number of students (max 15 students p/school) to learning@hepworthwakefield.org  or call us on 01924 247398.

Free of charge (cancellation fees apply*).

Places will be offered on a first come first served basis.


9.45am: Arrive at the gallery

9.55 – 10.15am: Introduction

10.15 – 11am: Tour of the gallery and Q&A with gallery staff

11 – 12.30pm: Practical workshop in the learning studios

12.30 – 1pm: Lunch

1 – 1.30pm: Networking skills

1.30- 2.30pm: Meet industry professionals

2.30pm: End

*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.

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