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HOUSE OF KOKO TO TAKE OVER THE HEPWORTH CAFÉ

House of Koko

19 September 2017

The Hepworth Wakefield is delighted to announce a new collaboration to transform the gallery’s café and catering offer.

Leeds-based House of Koko are partnering with Wakefield-based chef Chris Hale and his wife Sophie, to take over the running of The...

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THE HEPWORTH WAKEFIELD BRINGS ITS COLLECTIONS & EXHIBITIONS ONLINE WITH GOOGLE ARTS AND CULTURE

11 September 2017

Google Arts & Culture

The Hepworth Wakefield is the first arts venue in West Yorkshire to partner with Google Arts and Culture to bring more of its collection, exhibitions and stories to large audiences around the world.

The partnership came into effect earlier this...

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WAKEFIELD APPOINTS JENNY LAYFIELD AS ITS VISITOR CHAMPION

21 July 2017

Visitor Champion

It was announced today that Jenny Layfield, General Manager of National Trust property Nostell, has been chosen as the Visitor Champion for Wakefield. This new role has been created following Arts Council England awarding Wakefield a ‘Cultural Destinations’ grant, to...

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Major funding boost for Yorkshire sculpture

14 July 2017

YST

Four world-class art galleries, including two Art Fund Museum of the Year winners, which form the Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle have secured funding of £750,000 for a groundbreaking new project – ‘Yorkshire Sculpture International’.

Thanks to investment from Arts Council England’s...

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The Hepworth Wakefield wins Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017

06 July 2017

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It was announced at a dinner at the British Museum on Wednesday 5 July 2017, that The Hepworth Wakefield has been chosen as Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017. The £100,000 prize is the world’s largest and most prestigious...

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