What's on at our venues
What's on at our venues
Our central Leeds venue is a world recognised centre for the study and enjoyment of sculpture. Hosting a varied programme of exhibitions and events, the Henry Moore Institute is also home to an invaluable sculpture research library and archive.
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.
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.
Take a tour of our galleries online with the exhibition's curator, Laurence Sillars.
We've been working with artists to create a series of inspiring art activities you can do from home.
Temporarily closed from 5 November 2020
Exhibition in Galleries 1, 2, 3 and 4
Discover Paloma Varga Weisz's en...
Make a curiosity box, find interesting objects to fill it with, then experiment, play and make with your new collection.
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.
Online exhibition of entries to our #BumpmanPortrait challenge.
Learn techniques to make your artwork look 3D by drawing a portrait of Bumpman.
Online event: Live Q&A discussion on Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 6pm
Trace the history of limewood ca...
Online event: Live Q&A discussion on Wednesday, 18 November 2020, 6pm
Video presentations discussing P...
Experience Henry Moore's iconic work against the backdrop of the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside with a visit to the artist's former home, studios and sculpture garden.
Following the announcement of new coronavirus restrictions in England, we have decided to reopen the sculpture gardens at Henry Moore’s home on Saturdays and Sundays until Christmas 2020.
14 November – 20 December 2020
11am - 4pm
Walk in our sculpture gardens on...
Wednesday, 27 May 2020
The second in our series, lookin...
Wednesday, 8 April 2020
Join us for a sculpture challeng...
Sunday, 20 September 2020
Marking the 80th anniversary of Henry Moore's move to Perry Green, in 1940.
Friday, 18 September 2020
This week, learn more about Katie Schwab's research-based practice into underrepresented histories of domestic and civic design, Leo Fitzmaurice's interest in the everyday, Liam Fallon's exploration of queer culture, and Lilah Fowler's interpretations of the intertwining of digital and material worlds.
Friday, 11 September 2020
This week we're highlighting Jasleen Kaur's hybrid objects and ongoing exploration of cultural malleability, Jill McKnight's storytelling through sculpture, Joanne Masding's interest in our relationship with cultural objects, and how Kathryn Ashill's work pursues the theatrical in the everyday.
Monday, 3 August 2020
Find out more about our new Artist Award Scheme, introduced to directly support 40 artists at a time when other sources of income might no longer be available.
Wednesday, 1 July 2020
In response to recent, historic and ongoing injustice, we would like to express our solidarity with the Black community. At the Henry Moore Foundation, we will stand against oppression and inequality. We are committed to contributing to a sector and a society that must become inclusive, anti-racist and free of prejudice.
Friday, 22 May 2020
Our Curator will help judge a new residency based at Benjamin Britten's former home.
Thursday, 21 May 2020
An update on Henry Moore Foundation venues and Covid-19
Wednesday, 20 May 2020
Watch a virtual tour of a contemporary art exhibition at Salisbury Cathedral, featuring Henry Moore's 'Large Reclining Figure'
Tuesday, 7 April 2020
We are pleased to confirm that This Living Hand will now open at Henry Moore Studios & Gardens on 31 March 2021 and will run, as intended, for the full visitor season.
Friday, 28 February 2020
Grayson Perry CBE RA is the first British visual artist to win the Erasmus Prize since Henry Moore won in 1968
Friday, 17 January 2020
Large Standing Figure: Knife Edge goes on display in Welwyn Garden City
Hundreds of Henry Moore's works can be seen on permanent display in galleries and public spaces across the world. We also help to curate numerous touring exhibitions each year to help bring Moore's work to as wide an audience as possible.