Henry Moore Institute

The Henry Moore Institute is a world-recognised centre for the study of sculpture in the heart of Leeds. An award-winning exhibitions venue, research centre, library and sculpture archive, the Institute hosts a year-round programme of exhibitions, conferences and lectures, as well as developing research and publications, to expand the understanding and scholarship of historical and contemporary sculpture.

The Institute is a part of The Henry Moore Foundation, which was set up by Moore in 1977 to encourage appreciation of the visual arts, especially sculpture.

We are open seven days a week with the bookshop and research library open from 10am - 5.30pm.
The galleries open Tuesday - Sunday, 11am - 5.30pm, with the building staying open until 8pm on Wednesdays.
The library is open from 1pm - 5pm on Sundays.

Rebecca Horn 'Moveable Shoulder Extensions' (1971) Photograph: Achim Thode © Rebecca Horn / DACS, 2016

HMI Calendar

William Hamo Thornycroft: 'Charity and Justice' (1888)
Institute exhibition, Gallery 4
18th May 2016 - 21st August 2016

The Body Extended: Sculpture and Prosthetics
Institute exhibition, Galleries 1, 2 & 3
21st July 2016 - 23rd October 2016

Eleanor Antin: 'Carving: A Traditional Sculpture'
Institute exhibition, Gallery 4
28th September 2016 - 3rd January 2017

 

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