As the home of Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore, Yorkshire has a fine sculptural heritage and many of the best exhibits are set in beautiful countryside and landscaped gardens so you can make a day of the experience. Here are some hot picks for sculpture trips this summer:
The Himalayan Garden & Sculpture Park
Set in the beautiful countryside between Masham and Ripon, The Himalayan Garden and Sculpture Park is home to over 80 striking contemporary sculptures, situated within 45 acres of stunning woodland and gardens.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park
The only one of its kind, Yorkshire Sculpture Park is an international centre for modern and contemporary art, experienced and enjoyed by thousands of visitors every year.
Explore open-air displays by some of the world’s finest artists and indoor galleries at the stunning visitor centre.
Henry Moore Institute
The Institute is a part of The Henry Moore Foundation, set up by the sculptor Henry Moore (1898-1986) in 1977 to encourage appreciation of the visual arts, especially sculpture.
Newby Hall & Gardens
Newby Hall & Gardens are hosting a new sculpture trail for 2022 until October, featuring a range of artists and styles.
Shout about your favourite sculpture spots
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