Summer Holidays at The Hepworth Wakefield

July - Sept 2017

FREE FAMILY FUN - EVERY DAY THIS SUMMER 
Visit 2017’s Art Fund Museum of the Year to enjoy FREE family activities every day during the school holidays. Find out more here.

MANASAMITRA PRESENT LULLABY
Saturday 29 July, 3pm – 4pm
Enjoy a tranquil and immersive music experience for all ages, combining traditional Indian lullabies, Japanese instruments and ‘lumisonic’ visuals, which allow hearing-impaired individuals to interact with graphic representations of sound. Suitable for all ages. £8 / £6 Members / £4 under 14. Book here.

COLOURSCAPE
Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 July, 11am - 4pm both days
Experience Colourscape's unique sensory environment with music and dance performances over each day. Suitable for all ages. Tickets in advance: £5 / £4 Children under 14. On the day: £6 all ages. Book here.

NATIONAL PLAY DAY 
Wednesday 2 August, 11am - 4pm
 
Join us for a exciting day of making, creating and play to celebrate National Playday, including den building, sculpture making, printing and messy play. Find out more here. FREE

HODGKIN SUMMER 

To celebrate our Howard Hodgkin: Painting India exhibition, we will be hosting a series of special events across the summer.

SUMMER FAIR
Saturday 18 & Sunday 20 August, 10am - 5pm both days 
Join us for a celebration of arts and culture, featuring music, dance and theatre performances. Tuck into some delicious street food, treat yourself at our craft and food market and get creative with our family activities.Find out more here. FREE entry. 

Programmed in partnership with Manasamitra, Yew Tree Theatre and South Asian Arts. 

YOGA & CLIMBING DAY RETREAT
Saturday 2 September, 10.30am - 4pm 
Join Yoga instructor Grace Mullany and climbing instructor James Hindle for a unique and exciting day of climbing and Yoga. £65 / £48.75. Book here

HERITAGE OPEN DAYS WEEKEND
Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 September
A weekend of events and boat trips exploring and celebrating the rich history of industry and culture surrounding our waterfront setting, its significance in the development of Wakefield over the centuries, and the exciting changes taking place in the near future. Find out more here.

In partnership with the Canal & River Trust and Wakefield Historical Society. 

MANASAMITRA PRESENT SYNESTHESIA
Wednesday 27 September, 7 - 8.30pm
A new show exploring the sensory interplay of language, colour and music, inspired by Howard Hodgkin: Painting India exhibition, featuring artists Supriya Nagarajan, James Cave, Duncan Chapman and R N Pratap. £6 / £4.50 Members / FREE under 14s

FROM RITUAL CLOTH TO TEXTILE BOOK
Saturday 30 September, 2 - 3pm
Join Tara Books for an illustrated talk and film screening about the historic traditions and processes behind the book The Ritual Cloth of Mother Goddess. FREE.

DATES

  • 01 July 2017 - 08 October 2017