The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture - School's Offer
The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture is a new £30,000 biennial award which recognises a British or UK-based artist of any age who has made a significant contribution to the development of contemporary sculpture. The four artists nominated for the award this year are Steven Claydon, Helen Marten, David Medalla and Phyllida Barlow.
Our schools offer in response to the exhibition includes artist-led workshops, teachers' notes and In Conversation events:
£130, Primary and Secondary artist-led workshops available.
In this 2 hour session work with an artist to explore The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture. The workshop will have an element of literacy through looking, listening, discussion and debate. Choose your focus: Drawing or Sculpture . These workshops are available on the following Wednesdays:
9 November 1 – 3pm
16 & 30 November 10 – 12pm
14 December 10 – 12pm
Every Wednesday from 11 January – 8 February 2017 from 10 – 12pm
These teachers' notes are suitable for KS4 and KS5 and accompany The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture. They can be used to support your visit to the gallery, with questions and activities to encourage your students to think critically about the artworks in the exhibition. You can download the teachers' notes here.
In Conversation Events
Discover more about the shortlisted artists as they discuss their careers, work and thoughts on sculpture in a series of In Conversation events. Each talk costs £10 / Students £5. Find out more here.