A festival of sculpture - Across Leeds and Wakefield - Saturday 22 June - Sunday 29 September 2019
Experience every kind of sculpture in the UK’s largest dedicated sculpture festival. Featuring major new commissions, sculpture outdoors in Leeds and Wakefield and a series of free exhibitions at four galleries - Henry Moore Institute, Leeds Art Gallery, The Hepworth Wakefield and Yorkshire Sculpture Park - until 29 September 2019.
The festival brings together 18 international artists from across the world. New commissions include Huma Bhabha’s first UK public sculpture in Wakefield city centre, Ayşe Erkmen’s sculpture for Leeds Art Gallery’s central court and sculptures by Damien Hirst are on display in Leeds city centre, Leeds Art Gallery and Yorkshire Sculpture Park.
While you are exploring the exhibitions, you can enjoy free and fun sculpture activities for all the family. Check out Yorkshire Sculpture International’s website for special events, tours and talks throughout the festival.
Free and open to all, the festival will showcase sculpture in all its forms. From new work by international artists to sculpture drawn from world-class collections.