A new online format for our rescheduled research events. We invite you to watch recorded talks, submit your questions and then attend live discussions with the speakers.
14 November – 20 December 2020
11am - 4pm
Walk in our sculpture gardens on Saturdays and Sundays until Christmas.
Listen to Paloma Varga Weisz and Laurence Sillars, Head of the Henry Moore Institute, in a series of video conversations about the exhibition Bumped Body.
We've been working with artists to create a series of inspiring art activities you can do from home.
Online event: Live Q&A discussion on Wednesday, 18 November 2020, 6pm
Video presentations discussing Paloma Varga Weisz's sculpture in relation to Clarissa Pinkola Estés' feminist study, Women Who Run with the Wolves, will be available to watch here from 11 November.
Temporarily closed from 5 November 2020
Exhibition in Galleries 1, 2, 3 and 4
Discover Paloma Varga Weisz's enchanting figurative sculpture, made using traditional techniques, including woodcarving and ceramics.
Use our printable template to create a miniature, 3D drawing of part of your home.
Six fun creative activities you can do from home using basic materials, perfect for school holidays.
All art has a story behind it. We're challenging you to look at, think and write about sculpture, then turn your ideas into poems or short stories.
Learn to make geometric sculptures from straws and pipe cleaners in this online activity.
Explore printing and patterns to create a collage of characters, inspired by Paloma Varga Weisz's Wild Bunch sculptures.
Wednesday, 27 May 2020
The second in our series, looking at sculptures in the grounds at Moore's Hertfordshire home.
Friday, 15 May 2020
A video from curator Dr. Hannah Higham in our Hertfordshire sculpture gardens.
Online exhibition of entries to our #BumpmanPortrait challenge.
Learn techniques to make your artwork look 3D by drawing a portrait of Bumpman.
Wednesday, 8 April 2020
Join us for a sculpture challenge using cardboard tubes
Wednesday, 1 April 2020
Making sculptures using soap flakes and household tools
Online event: Live Q&A discussion on Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 6pm
Trace the history of limewood carving in southern Germany in Dr Ruth Ezra's video talk, available to watch here from 25 November.
Online event: Live Q&A discussion on Wednesday, 16 December 2020, 6pm
Explore the history of the aesthetic, cultural and religious use of limewood in sculpture in Professor Patricia Allmer's video talk, available to watch here from 9 December.
19 October 2020
We've linked up with Leeds Arts University to celebrate 100 years since Henry Moore started studying sculpture in Leeds. This display in the Institute's library features Henry Moore's student notebooks and archive images from his time at art school.
9 October 2020
In this group of artists, examine Bob Spriggs' kinetic sculptures inspired by and fashioned from magnetic forces, explore race and representation in the north of England from Jade Montserrat's black diasporic perspective, marvel at James Lake's elaborate and sophisticated cardboard sculpture, and see how Nancy Allen combines everyday objects with decorative elements.
9 October 2020
The Henry Moore Institute and Leeds Arts University are marking 100 years since Yorkshire's own Henry Moore started studying sculpture, the first step on his journey to becoming a world renowned artist.
Use our interactive map to locate Henry Moore works in your area and around the world.
Visit our archives and library section to explore online access to some of our extensive research resources.
Our online catalogue of Henry Moore's works now features over 11,000 sculptures, drawings, tapestries, textiles and graphics by the artist.