The Hepworth Wakefield

Local nameThe Hepworth Wakefield
LocationWakefield, United Kingdom

The Hepworth Wakefield is an art museum in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England, which opened on 21 May 2011. The gallery is situated on the south side of the River Calder and takes its name from artist and sculptor Barbara Hepworth who was born and educated in the city.The gallery was designed by British architect David Chipperfield, who won an architectural design competition managed by RIBA Competitions and was built by Laing O'Rourke with funding from Wakefield Council, Arts Council England and the Heritage Lottery Fund. Yorkshire Forward, the Homes and Communities Agency, and the European Regional Development Fund have also supported the building of the gallery alongside a number of charitable trusts, corporations and private individuals.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hepworth_Wakefield

Official website http://www.hepworthwakefield.org/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheHepworthWakefield

Email hello@hepworthwakefield.org

Phone +44 192 424 7360

Address Gallery Walk, Wakefield WF1 5AW, UK

Coordinates 53°40'33.434" N -1°29'28.335" E

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