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Tim Sayer, major donor to The Hepworth Wakefield, is appointed MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2017

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17 June 2017

The Hepworth Wakefield is delighted to announce that Tim Sayer will be appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to Art and Philanthropy in the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2017.

The honour recognises Tim’s...

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The Hepworth Wakefield become Google Arts & Culture Partners

13 June 2017

Google Arts & Culture

We have partnered with Google Arts & Cultureto present our exhibitions and collections on their platform, which puts over a thousand museums at your fingertips. It’s a new, immersive way to explore art, history and wonders of the world....

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27 April 2017

ArtFund MOTY

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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