Now Open: HEPWORTH IN YORKSHIRE
Hepworth in Yorkshire will focus on Hepworth’s early years growing up in Wakefield, displaying archival material and work relating to her family and childhood.
Now Open: A GREATER FREEDOM, HEPWORTH 1965 - 1975
A Greater Freedom follows artistic developments in Barbara Hepworth’s later years, focusing on the last decade of the sculptor’s life.
SCULPTURE COURSE: BREAKING THE MOULD
Take inspiration from Barbara Hepworth and experiment with different sculpting techniques during this 4 week course. Starts Sat 13 June, £200.
Now Open: Plasters: Casts and Copies
This exhibition brings together sculptures made over a period of three hundred years to explore the changing artistic significance of plaster.
Now Open: Lynda Benglis
The Hepworth Wakefield presents the UK’s first museum survey of work by American artist Lynda Benglis. 'Her retrospective at the Hepworth Wakefield is a revelation.' - The Guardian
Booking Now: Glazed Expressions, Sat 6 June
A roundtable discussion on the use of ceramics by artists working outside the field of craft in the UK. £5/£4. Free to students.
Now Open: THE FOLLIES OF YOUTH
The Follies of Youth by Leeds-based visual arts organisation Pavilion opens in The Calder, our contemporary art space, on Thurs 2 April.
COMING SOON: CARO IN YORKSHIRE
Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle celebrates the career of one of Britain’s greatest sculptors, Sir Anthony Caro with a programme of exhibitions and events from July - November.
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We are delighted to announce the recent acquisition of a rediscovered portrait of the young Barbara Hepworth. Generously gifted to the Wakefield C...
In 1964, Barbara Hepworth commissioned photographer Lee Sheldrake to take pictures of Yorkshire for her book Drawings fr…