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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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Hepworth at Night

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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Approaching Thunder: 1940s British Prints and Drawings

Sat 25 Feb - Sun 19 Nov

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

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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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Masterpieces by Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore

Two new exhibitions open 13 May 2017

We present two exhibitions of work from our collection, examining two giants of British art and their deep connection with York...

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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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Howard Hodgkin: Painting India

Saturday 1 July Sunday 8 October 2017

‘(India) I couldn’t work without it’ Howard Hodgkin, 2014 'This is a show to take you on those jo...

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The Collector Curates

4 August 2017 - 7 Jan 2018

In July 2015, Tim Sayer, a former BBC Radio 4 newswriter, and his wife, Annemarie Norton, decided to donate a large number of w...

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Alina Szapocznikow: Human Landscapes

21 October 2017 - 28 January 2018

This autumn The Hepworth Wakefield will present the first major UK retrospective of Polish artist Alina Szapocznikow (1926-1973...

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