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Wonderful Start to 2017 as Wakefield Cultural Consortium awarded £223,000 from Arts Council England

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12 January 2017

Wakefield Cultural Consortium has been awarded £223,000 from Arts Council England’s Cultural Destinations initiative.

The Hepworth Wakefield is part of the partnership of 16 local cultural venues, businesses and tourism organisations who have teamed up to help promote Wakefield as...

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Helen Marten wins the first Hepworth Prize for Sculpture

17 November 2016

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The inaugural Hepworth Prize for Sculpture has been awarded to Helen Marten. The winner was announced at an award ceremony at The Hepworth Wakefield this evening.

The £30,000 prize, which recognises a British or UK-based artist of any age, at...

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Famous Hepworth Sculpture takes a Trinity Walk

21 September 2016

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A famous Hepworth sculpture has moved to a new home just yards away from where the renowned sculptor was born.

Trinity Walk shopping centre, in Wakefield, plays host to Barbara Hepworth’s sculpture Ascending Form (Gloria) – a first for an outdoor UK...

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The Hepworth Riverside Gallery Garden

01 September 2016

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The Hepworth Wakefield, in West Yorkshire is delighted to announce details of the winning design for The Hepworth Riverside Gallery Garden.

World-renowned garden designer Tom Stuart-Smith has won the gallery’s competition to design a new public garden. Measuring approximately 6,000...

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The Hepworth Wakefield is awarded £126,674 from the Arts Council England

03 August 2016

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The Hepworth Wakefield, Yorkshire’s award-winning gallery, is delighted to announce it has been awarded £126,674 from the Arts Council England, to support audience development projects, volunteer programmes and long-term digital ambitions.

The gallery is among the 94 museums and organisations...

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