Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP), West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 2AH, is internationally
known for its sculpture in the environment of the Bretton Country Park.
High quality exhibitions include sculpture in the landscape, but also
exhibitions of artists' drawings, paintings, and maquettes.
The Hepworth Wakefield, Gallery Walk, Wakefield, WF1 5AW. Yorkshire's
home to the sculptures of Barbara Hepworth, this contemporary modern gallery
also hosts exhibitions of many other artists and even a programme of live
music in its café-restaurant.
The Cooper Gallery, Church Street, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 2AH,
is a vibrant creative art-space in the heart of Barnsley town centre.
It has a regular programme of contemporary touring exhibitions and exciting
events. The Gallery is also home to the Craft Showcase which features
crafts and artwork for sale by regional and local artists. (read
The ac Gallery is located at 11 Byram Street, Huddersfield, HD1 1DA. (Current
Leeds Art Gallery, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 3AA
Gallery, Munro House, York Street, Leeds, LS9 8AG. The Gallery is a private,
commercial art gallery, that exhibits and represents artists specialising
in all types of art.
The Henry Moore Institute, 74 The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 3AH, is known internationally
for its wide-ranging programme of sculpture exhibitions and research.
7 at Somerset House
April to May 2015
Each year Secret 7 take an iconic track from seven legendary musicians
and press each one 100 times to vinyl. Each record receives a one-of-a-kind
sleeve, as designed by 700 creatives, which will be displayed in a month-long
Local artist, Lisa
V Robinson, based in Westgate Studios, Wakefield, currently
has a sleeve in the Secret 7 exhibition.
Lisa aims to "push the boundaries of painting beyond two dimensions,
by creating a fictional space within the canvas." (read
As well as a regular programme of events, the Hull gallery's permanent
collection of paintings and sculpture spans artistic periods from medieval
times to the present day. The collection includes European Old Masters,
portraiture, marine paintings, and modern and contemporary British art.
Highlights include masterpieces by Frans Hals, Antonio Canaletto, Stanley
Spencer, David Hockney, Helen Chadwick and Gillian Wearing.
workshops at The Art House
events and workshops at The Hepworth Wakefield
events and workshops at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park
events and workshops at the Cooper Gallery
Studios and Art Walk
Westgate Studios, Westgate, Wakefield, provides studio facilities for
artists, musicians, craft makers, film makers and writers. They also have
a project space available for exhibitions as well as other exhibiting
spaces within the building.
Westgate Studios is an independent, unfunded voice for the arts in Wakefield.
The Art House, Drury Lane, Wakefield, WF1 2TE, provides Time, Space and
Support for artists to develop their work and connect with audiences through:
Residencies and artist commissions
Artist Mentoring, focused on artist development
Artist-led sharing of best practice
Physical and virtual exhibitions, workshops and events