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Good afternoon from

Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Celebrating 40 years of art without walls

David Smith

Sculpture 1932-1965
Until 5 Jan 2020

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Join us for a fascinating day considering
ideas arising from David Smith’s work

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Damien Hirst

Open Air
Until April 2022

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Opening Times

Open daily except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

10.00–17.00 YSP Centre (Information Desk and Centre Shop)
10.00–16.00 YSP Centre (The Kitchen)
10.00–16.00 The Weston (The Weston Gallery, Restaurant and Shop)
10.00–16.00 Underground Gallery
11.00–16.00 The Chapel
11.00–16.00 Longside Gallery (currently closed)
17.00 Gates locked


Plan your visit

Getting here

SatNav WF4 4JX brings you to our main car park.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park is located 7 miles outside of Wakefield and 20 miles south of Leeds in West Yorkshire. YSP is conveniently located one mile from M1 Junction 38 and is served by Leeds-Bradford, Doncaster-Sheffield and Manchester International Airports, all within a 90-minute drive away.

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YSP Food & Drink

All our lovely food comes from local suppliers and is freshly prepared by our chefs. And the profits? Every penny goes back into YSP.

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YSP is Dog Friendly

We welcome dogs at YSP but please remember not everyone loves dogs. With this in mind, please follow these simple rules:
Keep your dog on a short lead at ALL times
Clean up after your dog – there are bins throughout the Park
Don't bring dogs into our indoor spaces, i.e. visitor centres, galleries and the free shuttle bus
To protect livestock and wildlife, dogs are NOT permitted around Upper Lake or Menagerie Wood
Assistance dogs are permitted throughout the Park

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Sean Henry: Seated Figure

Alfredo Jaar

The Garden of Good and Evil

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Holly Hendry

The Dump is Full of Images
Until 19 April

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Melvyn Evans

16 November 2019 – 23 February 2020

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The Weston

Shortlisted for the 2019 RIBA Stirling Prize

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David Smith Collection

Discover our exclusive exhibition merchandise.

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Limited Editions

YSP has commissioned an exclusive range of affordable multiples and prints from recent exhibiting artists.

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Sculpture Cam

Experience and interact with our sculptures from every angle, then create and share your own 3D sculpture animation!

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A New Walk of Art

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Join our mailing list

Get the latest news about upcoming exhibitions and events

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Support YSP

Join YSP Friends or make a one-off donation to support YSP

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Upcoming Events


Art and Social for over 55s

30 Jan and 27 Feb 2020

Join us for tea or coffee and cake, followed by a look around the exhibitions, a gentle walk, or perhaps a drawing or making activity – tell us what you like and we’ll try to make it...


Brass Christmas

14 Dec and 20 Dec 2019

An evening of exceptional art, food and music. Enjoy an after-hours, exclusive viewing of David Smith: Sculpture 1932-1965, and indulge in a three-course meal accompanied by a full brass...


Cast Carve and Construct

20 Feb–21 Feb 2020 (two-day event) / 11.00-16.00

Taking inspiration from two world famous Yorkshire sculptors Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth families will have make a sculptural hand cast, carve and model plaster, create their own unique artworks...



Family Drawing in Paradise

22 Feb 2020

Join us for some imaginative drawing activities in our beautiful chapel. Take inspiration from Saad Qureshi intriguing installation Something About Paradise. Supported by an artist compose, capture...


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