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Workshop/Course, Mon 21 - Fri 25 Aug 2017

Summer Art Club

Summer Art Club


Join our artist team for a week full of creativity and fun. Explore, play, make and be inspired by the stunning artwork in our galleries.

Activities will include:

Experimental drawing and mark making
Hodgkin inspired painting
Mono printing
Screen Printing
Creative activities in the gallery exploring the artwork
Clay and Plaster casting
Textiles colour techniques
Metal sculpture building
Photography and digital editing

Extended hours

9-10am and 4.30-5pm

During extended hours the group will take part in mini creative activities with our learning team. These activities will be based around artworks in the gallery - making, drawing and sculpture building. Squash will be provided, children and young people are welcome to bring a light snack to eat during this time.


At lunchtimes the group and members of the learning team will head outside for some fresh air. Please provide a packed lunch for your child, if the weather is good we will picnic outside.


Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic siteRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessSmoking not allowed

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 21 - Fri 25 Aug 2017 10:00 to 16:30
Suitable for 12-16 year olds. Summer art club for 6 - 11 year olds also available.

Young people will attend this course unaccompanied by parents/carers. Young people will be accompanied by a member of staff at all times. All staff are DBS checked.


Five days £150.

Five days with extended hours £200.

A 15% discount is available for siblings where at least one sibling is paying full price (£127.50 or £170 for extended hours).

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 22 Mar - Thu 1 Mar A Contemporary Collection
Mon 13 Mar - Tue 13 Mar Afternoon Tea For Two
Mon 13 Mar - Sun 25 Feb Approaching Thunder
Mon 13 Mar - Sun 25 Feb Gy├Ârgy Gordon: From Hungary to Yorkshire
Sat 1 Jul - Sun 8 Oct Howard Hodgkin: Painting India
Sat 19 Aug India-Inspired Jewellery Workshop


The Hepworth Wakefield

01924 247360


Gallery Walk,



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Map reference: SE 336200  Lat: 53.67584 Long: -1.49140

By Public Transport:

The gallery is conveniently located 1 mile from Wakefield Westgate station and 0.3 miles from Kirkgate Station.

Wakefield Free City Bus stops close to the gallery. For more information please visit

By car
Please see the Hepworth Wakefield website for all the latest information on travelling to the gallery by car. The Pay and Display car park is located on Thornes Lane.

The gallery is fully accessible, please visit the website or contact us for a full access guide.

To arrange your group or coach party visit call us or email to find out more about special packages for your group.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed