May Half Term

Sat 27 May Sun 4 June 2017

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Visit The Hepworth Wakefield this May half term to turn yourself into a sculpture, explore our forest of oversized jumpers, enjoy dance performances in the gallery and create colourful printed artworks – all for FREE.

FREE ACTIVITIES FOR FAMILIES

FAMILY WORKSHOPS
Suitable for 3 – 12 year olds

WEARABLE SULPTURES
Sun 28 May, 11am – 4pm, FREE
Kids will love to transform themselves into a sculpture by making wearable pieces of artwork. Find out more

PRINTED PATTERNS
Tue 30, Wed 31 May & Thurs 1 June, drop-in 11am – 4pm, FREE
Make your very own roller-printing tool and create a colour printed artwork to take home with you. Find out more

BEAT IT, BEND IT, BUILD IT
Sun 4 June, drop-in 11am – 4pm, FREE
Make some noise while building your own 3D metal sculpture. Find out more

EXPLORE & DRAW

EXPLORE & DRAW BAGS
Available daily, 10am – 3.30pm, FREE
Suitable for children aged 2 – 12
Borrow one of our Explore & Draw bags to discover our exhibitions and try out new drawing techniques and activities.

EXPLORE & DRAW STATION
Available daily, 10am – 5pm, FREE
Suitable for children aged 0 – 12
Find the Explore & Draw station in Gallery 4 to experiment with looking tools, build your own sculptures and try out drawing activities to get creative as a family.

ART, FASHION, DANCE

28 JUMPERS
Part of Disobedient Bodies: JW Anderson curates The Hepworth Wakefield
Open daily during half term, 10am – 5pm, FREE
Suitable for all ages
Visit our room of twenty-eight oversized jumpers – suspended from the ceiling to the floor – to experience a forest of knitted patterns and colours. Become part of the material to create shapes, forms and have fun.

DANCE PERFORMANCE
Sat 3 June, 11am, 2pm & 4pm, FREE
Dancer and choreographer Jack Thomson will be performing a brand new dance piece in the gallery, devised in response to Disobedient Bodies.
Find out more

HALF TERM COURSE FOR CHILDREN

FASHION SCHOOL
Mon 29, Tue 30, Wed 31 May & Thurs 1 June, 10am – 3.30pm
For 11 – 16 year olds
Calling all budding fashion designers. Discover printing, felt making, sewing and embroidery techniques to create your own fashion masterpiece. 150 for four sessions - a 15% discount is available for siblings also attending. Find out more or book online