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Exhibition, Sat 16 Feb - Sun 2 Jun 2019, free entry

The Hepworth Wakefield

The Hepworth Wakefield

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Kenyan-born Magdalene Odundo OBE is one of the world’s most esteemed ceramic artists.This major exhibition will bring together more than 50 of Odundo’s vessels alongside a large selection of historic and contemporary objects.

Designed by architect Farshid Moussavi OBE, the exhibition will be a dynamic journey through these diverse inspirations. On display will be British studio pottery; ancient vessels from Greece and Egypt; historic ceramics from Africa, Asia and Central America; ritual objects from across the African continent; Elizabethan dress and textiles; as well as sculptures by artists including Edgar Degas, Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore and Auguste Rodin who have influenced Odundo’s art.

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 16 Feb - Sun 2 Jun 2019 10:00 to 17:00
Open daily, 10am - 5pm, FREE entry

Prices

Free entry

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 16 Feb - Sun 2 Jun Magdalene Odundo: The Journey of Things
Wed 6 Feb - Sun 2 Jun School Prints 2019
Thu 14 Mar - Sat 14 Mar Art Pods
Thu 14 Mar - Sat 14 Mar Explore & Draw Stations
Sun 28 Apr Sensory Stories
Sat 4 - Sun 5 May Sculpt & Play

Address

Gallery Walk,
Wakefield,
WF1 5AW

Location

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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