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Gift Gallery

The Hepworth Family Gift/Hepworth at Work

On Permanent Display at The Hepworth Wakefield

The Hepworth Family Gift consists of 44 full size, rarely seen working models - surviving prototypes in plaster and aluminium m...

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Approaching Thunder: 1940s British Prints and Drawings

Opens Sat 25 February

This exhibition draws from The Hepworth Wakefield’s outstanding collection of 1940s British works on paper, revisiting a ...

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György Gordon: From Hungary to Yorkshire, 1924-2005

Opens Sat 25 February

The Hungarian-born artist György Gordon became a refugee after fleeing the Hungarian Uprising of 1956. He resettled in Wakefiel...

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Disobedient Bodies installation, photography Lewis Ronald

Disobedient Bodies: JW Anderson Curates The Hepworth Wakefield

18 March – 18 June 2017

'Exceedingly excellent exhibition and well worth the trip up to Wakefield.' Susie Lau (@susiebubble) 'In this e...

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Henry Moore, Pit Boys at Pit Head, 1942

Henry Moore

Opens Sat 13 May 2017

With hundreds of sculptures on public display worldwide, Henry Moore is one of Britain’s most renowned sculptors. He was ...

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Barbara Hepworth

Opens Sat 13 May 2017

'Perhaps what one wants to say is formed in childhood and the rest of one's life is spent trying to say it. I know that...

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Matt Abbott

Poetry Workshop with Matt Abbott: JW Anderson and David Bowie, £20 / £17.50

Saturday 17 June, 10.30am - 1pm

Drawing parallels between JW Anderson and David Bowie in their challenges to convention and explorations of androgyny, poet Mat...

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Howard Hodgkin: Painting India

Saturday 1 July – Sunday 8 October 2017

‘(India) I couldn’t work without it’ Howard Hodgkin, 2014 Howard Hodgkin (1932 - 2017) is widely regar...

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Chris Hale Bistro

Pop-up Bistro and Wine Tasting

Wednesday 26 July 2017, 6.30 - 9 pm

Hosted by Wakefield’s MasterChef 2016 Quarter Finalist Chris Hale and Howard Bilton of winemaker Howard's Folly, join...

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Hepworth Mother and Child

A Contemporary Collection

24 September 2016 - Autumn 2017

The Wakefield Permanent Art Collection was founded in 1923, and housed in Wakefield Art Gallery from 1932. Shortly after, Wakef...

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