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This Living Hand: Edmund de Waal presents Henry Moore

19 May – 31 October 2021
Henry Moore Studios & Gardens

Moore believed that ‘tactile experience is very important as an aesthetic dimension in sculpture’. In this innovative exhibition, you are invited to touch a collection of Moore’s work in bronze and stone, plus a series of original carved benches created by the curator from Hornton stone – one of Henry Moore’s favourite materials.


Henry Moore Drawings: The Art of Seeing

3 April – 27 October 2019
Henry Moore Studios & Gardens

Henry Moore is best known for his sculpture; but it was thanks to an exhibition of his Shelter drawings at the National Gallery in 1942 that Moore first received widespread recognition in Britain. This new exhibition, featuring over 150 drawings, explores his prolific career on paper.


Out of the Block: Henry Moore Carvings

30 March – 28 October 2018
Henry Moore Studios & Gardens

Carving sculpture out of a block of stone or wood was central to Henry Moore’s practice throughout his career. This exhibition explores how for nearly seven decades Moore continually returned to this method to make some of his most imaginative and inspired work.


A photo portrait from 1929 or 1930 of the sculptor Henry Moore with two of his artworks, Reclining Figure and Mask

Becoming Henry Moore

14 April – 22 October 2017
Henry Moore Studios & Gardens

To coincide with the 40th anniversary of our founding, we’re proud to present this exhibition charting the artist’s creative trajectory from 1914 until 1930. Becoming Henry Moore gives an insight into the influences at play in the mind of Britain’s foremost modern sculptor during his formative years.