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THE HEPWORTH WAKEFIELD ANNOUNCED AS FINALIST FOR ART FUND MUSEUM OF THE YEAR

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27 April 2017

The Hepworth Wakefield has been selected as one of five finalists for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017, the world’s largest and most prestigious prize for museums. This is the second time the gallery has been shortlisted since opening...

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David Storey, 1933 - 2017

28 March 2017

David Storey

It is with great sadness that we heard the news of the death of the acclaimed author and playwright David Storey. Born and brought up in Wakefield he was a true polymath – playing professional rugby for Leeds whilst studying...

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New exhibition features photographs of Yorkshire school children wearing fashion pieces by designers including Issey Miyake and Vivienne Westwood

17 March 2017

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Photographer Jamie Hawkesworth, described by Dazed as "one of the most visionary fashion photographers working today” and who has collaborated with international fashion brands including JW Anderson, Alexander McQueen and Miu Miu worked with 123 Yorkshire school children as part...

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The Hepworth Wakefield win at ACE Best Product Awards 2017

15 March 2017

The Association for Cultural Enterprise Best Product Awards took place on the evening of 14 March 2017, following a Gala Dinner at the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh.

The Hepworth Wakefield were finalists in two categories:
- Best Range for...

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Statement from The Hepworth Wakefield on the death of Howard Hodgkin

09 March 2017

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We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of Howard Hodgkin. He was one of the most important artists of our time. It has been a huge privilege and pleasure for The Hepworth Wakefield to work so closely with...

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