Creating THW

The Hepworth Wakefield is extremely grateful for the generous investment and foresight of Wakefield Council and the many public sector bodies, charitable trusts and foundations, businesses and individuals who contributed towards the creation of the gallery.

Founding Partners

Wakefield Council
The Hepworth Estate

Major Funders

Arts Council England
Heritage Lottery Fund


European Regional Development Fund
Homes and Communities Agency
Yorkshire Forward

Major Donors

Audrey & Stanley Burton Charitable Trust
Friends of Wakefield Art Galleries & Museums (WPAF)
Garfield Weston Foundation
The Headley Trust
The Wolfson Foundation


Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
Sir George Martin Trust
The Henry Moore Foundation
The Kirby Laing Foundation
Lord St Oswald
The Scurrah Wainwright Charity
Sir Siegmund Warburg's Voluntary Settlement


Sir Richard Dalton
Stephen Gouldin
The Kenneth Hargreaves Trust
John Lewis Partnership
Simon and Midge Palley
The Rt Revd Stephen Platten
Kate Taylor

and those who wish to remain anonymous