The Hepworth Wakefield

Wakefield, United Kingdom


  • Gallery Walk
  • Wakefield WF1 5AW
  • United Kingdom

Opening times

Tuesday – Sunday, 10am - 5pm
Closed Mondays, except local school holidays and bank holiday Mondays

Travel Information

Bus: FREE CITY BUS The gallery is on the FreeCityBus route operated Monday – Saturday between 9.30am and 3pm.
Train: The gallery is 0.3 miles from Wakefield Kirkgate train station (approximately 8 minutes walk) and 1 mile from Westgate train station (approximately 20 minutes walk).


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The Hepworth Wakefield opened in 2011 and is Yorkshire's landmark gallery for the visual arts. This stunning building, designed by David Chipperfield Architects, is located in the outstanding setting of Wakefield's historic waterfront.

The gallery celebrates the area’s artistic legacy as the birthplace of Barbara Hepworth, one of the 20th Century's most important artists, and brings together work from Wakefield's art collection and internationally renowned artists, as well as a significant collection of Hepworth's work

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