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Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle

Combine three classic locations and see fine artworks

Well what a day for the art lover - 3 venues, 30 miles and 200 artists!

This day takes in some of the top sites for sculpture in Yorkshire and the trail as the name suggests covers 3 location (it will be 4 when  Leeds City Art Galleryre-opens).

The day will start at The Yorkshire Sculpture park, exploring the grounds and seeing artworks set in beautiful landscapes. As well as open air displays there are many other galleries showcasing modern and contemporary art. Situated in a 500 acre site within the 18th century  Bretton Hall Estate - it was the first sculpture park in the UK and the largest of its type in Europe. You are able to see Barbara Hepworth's Family of Man in its entirety, aong with significant collections of sculpture including bronzes by Henry Moore and site specific works by Andy Goldsmith, David Nash, James Turrell and Anthony Gormley.

There are also world class temporary exhibitions on show all year round. There is a great gift shop and a wonderful cafe serving hot and cold food where we would stop for lunch.

After lunch, we'll travel to Wakefield to visit the wonderful Hepworth Gallery which showcases much of Barbara Hepworth's work as well as other contemporary artists. Not only are the Gallery contents stunning but the architecture of the building is worth seeing in  its won right.

Well then travel to Leeds, andl visit the Henry Moore Institute a great place to see contemporary works of sculpture and see works by the great Castleford born master Henry Moore. 

This is a great day for lovers of art and sculpture. And after soaking up all that culture you will be chauffeur driven in luxury back to your hotel.

 

 

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