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THE HEPWORTH WAKEFIELD BIDS TO BECOME ENGLAND’S ‘NATIONAL TREASURE’

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20 May 2014

The Hepworth Wakefield celebrates its third birthday this week with the announcement that the art gallery has been selected to compete for the honour of becoming ‘England’s National Treasure’ – a National Lottery campaign to find England’s most popular National...

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THE HEPWORTH WAKEFIELD ANNOUNCES NEW DEPUTY DIRECTOR

29 April 2014

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The Hepworth Wakefield is delighted to announce the appointment of Jane Marriott as our new Deputy Director.  She will join Yorkshire’s award-winning gallery from mid-August, working closely with Director Simon Wallis to continue realising and developing The Hepworth Wakefield’s ambitious...

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CONTROVERSIAL WWI MEMORIAL FRIEZE REVEALED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN NEARLY 20 YEARS

21 March 2014

On 31 March The Hepworth Wakefield revealed for the first time in nearly 20 years a controversial, critically acclaimed World War One memorial frieze to launch the first fundraising campaign – I’m Yours.

No Man’s Land, 1919-20 by Yorkshire artist...

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THE HEPWORTH WAKEFIELD HOSTS ARTICULATION PRIZE 2014 - TO BE BROADCAST ON BBC2’S THE CULTURE SHOW

07 March 2014

ARTiculation

On Monday 10 March 2014, 10pm, BBC2’s The Culture Showwill broadcast a 30-minute special on ARTiculation 2014 – a nationwide public speaking competition run by Roche Court Educational Trust, designed to encourage discussion and understanding of art among sixth...

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YST WINS BID TO BRING THOMAS HOUSEAGO SCULPTURES TO YORKSHIRE

04 February 2014

Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle

The Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle, the partnership of Yorkshire’s four leading sculpture organisations, announced today that its bid to bring work by world renowned Yorkshire born sculptor Thomas Houseago to the region, as part of the Yorkshire Festival 2014, has been...

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