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Exhibition, Sat 22 Jun - Sun 29 Sep 2019, free entry

Yorkshire Sculpture International.

Yorkshire Sculpture International.

Details

Exploring sculpture in its many forms by international artists, this festival of sculpture across Leeds and Wakefield builds upon Yorkshire’s rich history as the birthplace of pioneering sculptors Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore. Yorkshire Sculpture International is organised by four world-renowned cultural institutions – the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds Art Gallery, The Hepworth Wakefield and Yorkshire Sculpture Park – and will include major new outdoor commissions across both cities.

The exhibition at The Hepworth Wakefield will feature a series of new commissions and debut UK presentations by established and emerging artists from around the world. Unfolding as a series of encounters across the whole building and interacting with Wakefield’s remarkable collection of modern British art, this will be the first time all of the public spaces within The Hepworth will be used for a single exhibition.

It will bring together artists of different generations who share with both Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore an intense interest in the cultural histories and physical properties of the materials they use – from an expansive installation by German sculptor Wolfgang Laib to new work by Jamaican-Canadian artist Tau Lewis.

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
Sat 22 Jun - Sun 29 Sep 2019

Prices

Free entry

Events at this Venue

date event
Mon 22 Oct - Sun 13 Jan Giles Round: The Director
Fri 26 Oct - Sun 20 Jan The Hepworth Prize For Sculpture
Mon 22 Oct - Mon 22 Apr Modern Nature
Fri 23 - Sun 25 Nov The Hepworth Wakefield Christmas Market
Wed 28 Nov Fused Glass Christmas Tree Decorations
Wed 28 Nov Tom Stuart-Smith in Conversation

Address

Gallery Walk,
Wakefield,
WF1 5AW

Location

Directions

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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 www.wymetro.com

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.

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

GROUP VISITS
To arrange your group or coach party visit call us or email groups@hepworthwakefield.org to find out more about special packages for your group.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport

Facilities

  • 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