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

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17 March 2017

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


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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The winner of the Hepworth Prize for Sculpture People's Choice Award

14 February 2017

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The winner of The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture People’s Choice Award is....Phyllida Barlow.

Since the exhibition opened on 20 October 2016, visitors have been voting for their winner in the galleries and online. 43.5% of the vote went to Barlow,...

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

12 January 2017

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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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