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Art Exhibition, Fri 26 Oct 2018 - Sun 20 Jan 2019, free entry

The Hepworth Prize For Sculpture

The Hepworth Prize For Sculpture


Named to honour the legacy of Wakefield-born artist, Barbara Hepworth, The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture is the UK’s most significant prize to recognise the medium of sculpture.

Open to British or UK based artists of any age and at any stage in their career, the £30,000 biennial award celebrates artists who have made a significant contribution to sculpture in its broadest definition.

An exhibition of work by the five artists shortlisted for the prize will be presented.

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

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 26 Oct 2018 - Sun 20 Jan 2019 10:00 to 17:00


Free entry

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 2 Dec - Thu 5 Jul Daughters of Necessity: Serena Korda and Wakefield
Fri 12 Jan - Sun 3 Jun School Prints
Fri 16 Feb - Sun 3 Jun Anthony McCall: Solid Light Works
Fri 23 - Sun 25 Mar The Hepworth Wakefield Print Fair
Sat 31 Mar Art Pods
Fri 6 Apr Art Pods


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