Yorkshire Sculpture Park & The Hepworth Gallery
- Yorkshire Sculpture Park & Hepworth Gallery |
At the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, over 500 acres of historic landscape are used for the display of contemporary sculpture in eight open air gallery spaces, while temporary exhibitions are held in four indoor galleries. Visitors may be interested to see the Skyscape by James Turrell, created in the eighteenth century deer shelter, the first contemporary commission by the Art Fund. Enjoy guided tours of some of the artwork in the open air before free time to visit the exhibitions in the galleries.
Following lunch enjoy a tour of the very fine interior of Wakefield's 1898 County Hall before going to the nearby Grade 1 listed Gothic revival 1876 Town Hall for a short visit and a cup of tea.
After this go by coach to the still under construction Hepworth Gallery for a special tour. This stunning new structure, designed by the award winning architect, David Copperfield, will be the largest exhibition space in the north of England.
Wakefield East Yorkshire