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Children's Activity Event, Mon 12 - Thu 15 Aug 2019

Summer Art Club

Summer Art Club


This summer, children can join us to explore artworks, make and play with artist Jo Blaker.

Art Club participants will try out experimental drawing, mark making, sculpture building, print making and textile techniques inspired by the artworks in Yorkshire Sculpture International.

DAY ONE: Mon 12 August
Get to know the group with creative games and fun activities

Gallery activity: explore spaces, artworks and ideas through drawing and making.

Outdoor/studio activity: Hapa-zome printing process with fabric and natural materials, playful making and string pull ink pictures.

DAY TWO: Tues 13 August
Gallery activity: considering materials, explore ideas through drawing and sculptural assemblage.

Outdoor/studio activity: large scale sculpture building with different materials; make your own drawing tools using natural materials and creating giant drawings; cyanotype printing

DAY THREE: Wed 14 August
Gallery activity: collecting shapes in the permanent Hepworth sculpture galleries and making 3D wire drawings

Outdoor/studio activity: fabric painting and printing, exploring ways to make texture

DAY FOUR: Thurs 15 August
Outdoor/studio activity: collaging ink drawings and string prints onto sculptures or free art play with a variety of materials; simple quilt making using textiles and paper inspired by Tau Lewis’s artworks

The week will end in a celebration/sharing exhibition in the learning studio for parents, families and friends to attend.

Please note that activities may change in response to the group’s interests, pace and needs.

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 welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 12 - Thu 15 Aug 2019 10:00 to 16:30


£120 for all four days (a 15% discount is available for siblings attending the Summer Art Club)

Events at this Venue


The Hepworth Wakefield


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