- Max Capacity: 125
- Total Meeting Rooms: 6
- Rating: N/A
- Awards: Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017 WINNER.
Voted by The Times as one of the top art galleries in the world.
- 23.6 m to Leeds Bradford International Airport
The Hepworth Wakefield
The Hepworth Wakefield is Yorkshire's inspiring new art gallery, celebrating the area's unique artistic legacy and exploring the work of major contemporary artists. Designed by David Chipper field Architects, their ten superb gallery spaces make this one of the UK's largest purpose-built galleries outside London. Fully fitted with Wi-Fi and extensive audio-visual facilities the purpose-built auditorium is a modern space offering flexibility and comfort for a variety of events for up to 125 people theatre-style and 80 people cabaret. The expansive window provides breath-taking riverside views and supplies generous amounts of natural light. The Learning Studios comprise four flexible spaces available for a wide range of events and activities. Situated on the ground floor, they are also ideally suited for refreshment breaks or conference breakout areas and offer a more informal alternative to the auditorium. There is also a contemporary meeting room available for up to 8 delegates. Exclusive access to the magnificent first floor galleries can be incorporated in to your event out of hours and promises to dazzle your guests. The on-site cafe has an outdoor terrace ideal for drinks receptions and can be hired for evening events. The large foyer also offers the ideal venue for an elegant drinks reception for up to 150 people. Car Parking: 77 on-site car parking spaces available - free to conference delegates. Additional car parking is available at Merchant Gate car park. Public transport : 1 mile for Westgate train station and 0.3 miles from Wakefield Kirkgate.The gallery is also situated on a main bus route with a frequent service from Wakefield City Centre.
The Hepworth Wakefield Garden, designed by internationally acclaimed landscape architect Tom Stuart-Smith, is a beautifully landscaped garden free for all to enjoy.
A large foyer space which is accessible by the road which is ideal for car launches.
Adjacent to the River Calder
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