The Hepworth Wakefield is Yorkshire’s inspiring art gallery, exploring the work of major contemporary artists in a thoughtfully laid-out setting.
The Hepworth Wakefield is the UK’s largest purpose-built gallery outside of London and is named after Wakefield-born sculptor Barbara Hepworth. Inside this inspiring gallery, with its innovative technology and open spaces flooded with natural light, you'll find a unique collection of sculptures by Barbara Hepworth, as well as changing exhibitions by world-famous artists.
The Hepworth makes a cultural holiday fun for children and grown-ups alike, with a family gallery trail to help you explore, a riverside play park and picnic area, and there's fun at weekends and school holidays, with free and paid for cultural activities: help make giant sculptures, become an art detective with an explorer pack or discover how to carve like Barbara Hepworth in one of the gallery’s workshops.
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