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The Hepworth Family Gift/Hepworth at Work

On Permanent Display at The Hepworth Wakefield

The Hepworth Family Gift consists of 44 full size, rarely seen working models - surviving prototypes in plaster and aluminium m...

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Stanley Spencer: Of Angels and Dirt

Saturday 25 June - Wednesday 5 October 2016

'In his anniversary year, it’s time to see beyond the paintings of wisteria blossom to the angels and the dirt...'...

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Anthea Hamilton Reimagines Kettle's Yard

15 September 2016 – 19 March 2017

The Hepworth Wakefield and Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge are delighted to present a new installation by 2016 Turner Prize nomi...

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The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture

Opening Party, Thursday 20 October 7-10pm / Friday 21 October 2016 - Sunday 19 February 2017

***OPENING PARTY Thursday 20 October, 7-10pm. No need to RSVP, just turn up!*** Phyllida Barlow, Steven Claydon, Helen Mar...

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Baby Rave

Thursday 29 September, 10.30 - 11.30am and 12.30 - 1.30pm, £6 for one child and one adult.

Aimed at preschoolers (18 months+) Bring your little ones to our mini baby rave hosted by BOOMCHIKKABOOM. Expect a party-li...

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Highlight Tours

Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays 2 - 2.30pm, FREE

Join one of our friendly and knowledgeable Gallery team for an informal and free introduction to the collection, including work...

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The Tim Sayer Bequest: A Private Collection Revealed

Saturday 30 April – Sunday 9 October 2016

This exhibition celebrates the Tim Sayer Bequest, one of the most significant gifts to Wakefield by a private collector. It wil...

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A Tender Tumult: The Art of David Storey

Saturday 11 June - Wednesday 5 October 2016

This summer, The Hepworth Wakefield is celebrating the art of one of the country’s greatest living novelists and playwrig...

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Stephen Sutcliffe

Stephen Sutcliffe: Twixt Cup and Lip

Saturday 25 June - Sunday 2 October 2016, 12 - 4.30pm*

Stephen Sutcliffe is an award-winning British filmmaker and video artist who was born in Harrogate and raised in Wakefield. ...

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Hepworth Mother and Child

A Contemporary Collection

24 September 2016 - Autumn 2017

The Wakefield Permanent Art Collection was founded in 1923, and housed in Wakefield Art Gallery from 1932. Shortly after, Wakef...

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