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Outdoor Sculpture Building: Come Rain, Come Shine

18 Feb–26 May 2020

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Joana Vasconcelos: Beyond - Behind the Scenes

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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...

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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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Playful Sculpture Walk: February

22 Feb 2020

Wrap up warm and get your family outside this Winter. Let our artist take you on a playful and interactive walk to wake up minds and make discoveries. Why not drop into our free family drawing event...

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Joana Vasconcelos: Beyond - Behind the Scenes

25 Feb 2020

Join YSP Assistant Curator, Louise Lohr, for an exclusive behind the scenes preview of Joana Vasconcelos’ major exhibition at YSP, a few weeks before it opens to the public. Louise will guide us...

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Art and Social for over 55s

27 Feb 2020

Please note our January session is now fully booked. All future bookings will be for the 27 February event. Join us for tea or coffee and cake, followed by a look around the exhibitions, a gentle...

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Tales from the Gallery: Storytelling for Under 5s

1 Mar 2020

Join us on the first Sunday of every month for interactive and immersive storytelling in The Chapel.   A different story is created in the gallery every month by our spellbinding...

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Pruning, Rambling and Climbing Roses

3 Mar 2020

Join YSP Head Gardener Terry Lee for this half day workshop and discover the secret to beautiful full blooms and healthy plant growth. This half day workshop will offer expert advice, explanations and...

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Patrons Only Curator Tour: Beyond, Something About Paradise, The Dump is Full of Images

7 Mar 2020

Join celebrated artist Joana Vasconcelos and YSP Director of Programme, Clare Lilley for a special walk through Beyond on its opening day. This is an exclusive opportunity to hear from the artist...

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Curator Tour: Women Artists in the Collection and Afternoon Tea

8 Mar 2020

In 2020, YSP presents an exhibition programme dominated by important female artists, including our headline exhibition by acclaimed Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos in the Underground...

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Sculpture Baby: Joana Vasconcelos

12 Mar 2020

Share creative time with your baby at this sensory session and be captivated by the colourful sculptures, patterns and shapes in the vibrant Joana Vasconcelos exhibition. Enjoy a short walk and talk...

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Saad Qureshi: Exhibition Tour with the Artist

12 Mar 2020

Join artist Saad Qureshi for a very special and intimate after-hours tour of his exhibition Something About Paradise in the Chapel. Gain unique personal insights into Qureshi's process,...

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Shadow Sistxrs Fight Club

14 Mar 2020

A self-protection workshop with a difference!  Shadow Sistxrs Fight Club - led by artist Ayesha Tan Jones and Monique Etienne – is a physical and psychic, self-protection workshop for...

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Embroidery Workshop with Amy Burt

21 Mar 2020

In this one day workshop, participants can learn to embroider a complete design inspired by the work of Joana Vasconcelos, under the expert tuition of London based professional embroiderer Amy...

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Family Drawing - Joana Vasconcelos

21 Mar 2020

Take part in imaginative making and drawing activities at this drop-in session. Be inspired by the vibrant and colourful sculptures of Joana Vasconcelos, capture and stretch your thinking...

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Chapel to Chapel: The Families of Bretton

21 Mar 2020

Enjoy a short trip to Bretton Chapel at All Saints’ Church in the nearby village of Silkstone, and learn about the Park’s previous owners, the Wentworth family. After refreshments, return...

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Mother's Day at The Weston

22 March

Book a table at The Weston for our special Mother’s Day lunch menu. Enjoy a walk in the beautiful grounds of Yorkshire Sculpture Park before dining in the RIBA-nominated Weston building with...

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Little Explorers for Under 5s

26 Mar 2020

Fun awaits in the Hidden Forest on the last Thursday of the month, let our artists take you and your little one on an imaginative adventure to visit a sculpture near to the Hidden Forest. Skip, jump...

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Art and Social for over 55s - 26 March

26 Mar 2020

Join us for a tea or coffee and cake in the Garden Studio, before visiting the Underground Gallery to see the the vibrant sculptures of Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos. We will also have the...

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Agostino Quaranta TURBO SUD Lab DJ Set

28 March 2020 - 13:00 Drop in Session

As part of Agostino Quaranta's TURBO SUD Lab exhibition opening, we will be hosting a live performance by the artist, in the form of a DJ set in James Turrells Deer Shelter...

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An Introduction to the Bretton Estate: Walk & Talk

28 Mar and 18 Apr 2020

Find out about the fascinating history of YSP’s grounds, once the location of a vibrant country estate. This hour-long walk focuses on the features and characters associated with the development...

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Evening Dining at The Weston

28 March, 25 April and 30 May 18.30-21.00

The Restaurant at The Weston will be open late with a special evening menu, celebrating seasonal, local produce. The menu will change each month to make the most of the seasons. Booking required,...

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Still Looking: Joana Vasconcelos

29 Mar 2020

Join us to experience an in depth viewing of Joana Vasconcelos exhibition in the Underground Gallery. Still Looking involves expert-led guided mindful meditation to experience art in a different way....

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Art and Landscape Tour

4 Apr–26 Apr 2020

Meet with YSP volunteers for a guided walk and talk exploring the art and sculpture in the landscape at YSP. - Sensible, hard wearing footwear and outdoor clothing is advised.  - Meet at the...

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Family Creative Lab

5 Apr–7 Apr 2020

Bring the whole family to make, draw, play and imagine together in our lab of imagination and ideas. Drop-in to the Bothy Gallery to enjoy tinkering with materials and experimenting with drawing. All...

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Outdoor Sculpture Building: Come Rain, Come Shine

7 Apr–26 May 2020

Immerse yourself in an imaginative world of sculpture making. Work and play together to build sculptures inspired by artists in the Park. Stack, balance, join and arrange. Always outdoors, Come...

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ARTcart

10, 12 & 13 April

Take part in some art making, art thinking and art playing together in the Park. Our artists have loads of creative family-friendly activities inspired by the magnificent sculptures at...

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Slow Sculpture

11 Apr 2020

Take part in a relaxing art walk through the park on Slow Art day. Discover the slow sculptural highlights of our collection, before partaking in some mindful meditation. – Suitable for...

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Sculpture Adventures for Under 5s

11 & 18 April, 11.00 - 16.00

Adventure awaits for under 5s this spring in our magical Hidden Forest. Drop-in any time to play, make towering sculptures, share imaginative stories, experiment with mark making, while relaxing under...

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Sculptural Surfaces with Holly Hendry: Family workshop

17 Apr 2020

Join us for a unique family day with YSP exhibiting artist Holly Hendry, taking inspiration from her kinetic sculpture The Dump is Full of Images. Explore her fascination with materials and excavation...

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Heron Watching with Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

19 Apr 2020

The YSP WILD team and Yorkshire Wildlife Trust have joined forces once again to bring you our annual heron watching day. Join us on Cascade Bridge to find out about the heronry on the island in Lower...

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Knit and Stitch in the Gallery

23 Apr–11 Jun 2020

To celebrate our major exhibition by Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos, YSP will be hosting Wakefield-based ‘knit and natter’ group The Odd Balls for a weekly meet-up in the Underground...

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Stitch-Up Studio - Beginners Crochet Workshop

25 Apr 2020

If you've ever wanted to learn to crochet, then this workshop is for you! The workshop will start at the very beginning and guide you through all of the basic techniques and stitches, allowing...

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Meet the Artists and Pop-Up Exhibition: Hannah and Jasmine Cash

25 Apr and 26 Apr 2020

Drop in at the YSP Bothy Gallery to meet Visiting Artists Hannah and Jasmine Cash and find out more about their YSP project. Based at YSP in September 2019 and April 2020, they have now developed new...

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Sculpture Skills: Who am I?

25 Apr 2020

Develop your making, modelling and design skills at this family sculpture workshop. Meet Vulcan and Receiver, two gigantic works full of personality and possibility who stand proudly overlooking...

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Art and History Connected: Heritage Walk

25 Apr 2020

Discover the stories of the Bretton Estate and the connections between YSP’s history, art and the landscape. Explore influences from Ancient Greece, Roman architecture and 17th century French...

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Art and Social for over 55s - 30 April

30 Apr 2020

Join us to see the Arts Council Collection exhibition Breaking the Mould: Sculpture by Women since 1945 at Longside Gallery. We will be walking from the YSP Learning Centre to Longside Gallery and...

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RSPB Dawn Chorus

2 May 2020

"I absolutely love the YSP at this time of the morning, the Park, the birds, and the Henry Moore works all to ourselves. Brilliant". Join RSPB experts on this early morning walk through...

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Hot & Cold Sheet Metal Sculpture Course: 5 Day

6 May–10 May 2020

This five-day course allows you to experiment with different welding and cutting techniques, and gives you the opportunity to realise a quality piece of work. You'll learn how to make sheet steel...

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Hidden Stories: A playful family walk

10 May 2020

Bring your imaginations, questioning minds and a sense of adventure on this artist-led springtime family walk. Discover kaleidoscopic sculptures, mysterious shapes and breath-taking views...

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YSP Late

15 May 2020

Spend the evening exploring the delights of YSP at dusk. For one night, we're opening our doors (and gates!) to visitors until 9pm in celebration of Museums at Night. Explore the 500-acre...

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YSP Late: Sunset in the Skyspace

15 May 2020

Join YSP to celebrate Museums at Night 2020 by experiencing the effect of the change of light from day to night in James Turrell’s tranquil Deer Shelter Skyspace. Through an aperture in the...

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After Hours Curator Tour: Joana Vasconcelos

15 May 2020

Join YSP Director of Programme Clare Lilley for an exclusive out of hours walk through this important exhibition by celebrated Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos. Discover more about...

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YSP Late: An After Hours Family Adventure

15 May 2020

Create family memories as the sun sets on this outdoor sculpture adventure. Join us for a family art stroll to see magnificent outdoor sculptures and explore Joana Vasconcelos’ exhibition. -...

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YSP Late: Twilight Lake Walk

15 May 2020

A guided walk at twilight around the historic lakes to discover the Park’s interesting follies and learn about its rich history as the sun sets. – Refreshments are included –...

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Art and Social for over 55s - 28 May

28 May 2020

Join us for a walk to the Chapel to see the monumental porcelain sculpture 399 Days by Rachel Kneebone, and to have the opportunity to draw and make our own responses to it. Please...

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Sculpting in Plaster Course: 2 Day

30 May–31 May 2020

This two-day workshop allows participants to create free-standing tabletop sculptures in plaster using wire armatures. Come along with your ideas, these can be discussed beforehand or on the...

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Mould Breakers: Drop in Session

30 May–31 May 2020

Drop-in to our Longside Gallery for an artist-led casting workshop, inspired by the Arts Council Collection Touring Exhibition, Breaking the Mould: Sculpture by Women since...

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Relief Stone Carving Course: 2 Day

13 Jun–14 Jun 2020

Led by skilled stonemason Marcia Bennett-Male, this two-day course takes place outside at YSP Learning and is suitable for both novices and the semi-skilled. Imagery, ideas and reference books are...

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Relief Wax Casting Course: 2 Day

13 Jun–14 Jun 2020

This course will explore the possibilities of working in wax to create sculpture whilst looking at casting as a method of production. On this course you will make a plaster mould from a clay...

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Midsummer Metal Sculpture Course: 2 Day

20 Jun–21 Jun 2020

Led by Brian Fell and Owen Cunningham, you will have the opportunity to explore the use of metal to draw and divide space. It may be helpful to bring along some ideas for a piece of work you would...

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Stone Carving Course: 5 Day

1 Jul–5 Jul 2020

Work with skilled stonemason Marcia Bennett-Male on this five-day course to learn stone carving techniques with plenty of time to develop and refine your skills, and create your own stone...

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After Hours Curator Tour: Rachel Kneebone and Niki de Saint Phalle

2 Jul 2020

Join YSP Head of Curatorial Programme, Dr Helen Pheby on this special after-hours walking tour from the YSP Chapel to the Weston Gallery. This is a unique opportunity, out of normal opening, hours to...

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Relief Wood Carving Course: 2 Day

18 Jul–19 Jul 2020

Led by Tim Norris, this two-day course provides an introduction to the techniques of carving wood to make a relief sculpture. Tim specialises in large scale outdoor sculptural work and also runs a...

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Stone Letter Carving Course: 2 Day

25 Jul–26 Jul 2020

Led by artist Marcia Bennett-Male, this two-day course takes place outdoors at YSP Learning and gives first-time participants a practical, hands-on start in the discipline. While not a calligraphy-led...

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Wood Carving Course: 5 Day

29 Jul–2 Aug 2020

Guided by expert wood carver Arthur De Mowbray, journey through the various techniques of carving wood to make a sculptural carving on this five-day course. You are able to bring drawings or images...

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Stone Carving Course: 5 Day

12 Aug–16 Aug 2020

Work with skilled stonemason Marcia Bennett-Male on this five-day course to learn stone carving techniques with plenty of time to develop and refine your skills, and create your own stone...

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Stone Carving Extended Practice Course: 5 Day

2 Sep–6 Sep 2020

Work with skilled stonemason Marcia Bennett-Male over the five-day course to learn the techniques of carving stone to develop and refine your stone carving skills. The course will use Indian...

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Winter Metal Sculpture Course: 3 Day

13 Nov–15 Nov 2020

Work with master metalwork sculptors Brian Fell and Owen Cunningham to explore the use of metal to draw and divide space. Includes demonstration of tools, machines and their functions, including both...

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