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The Henry Moore Institute is closed for refurbishment until Summer 2024.

Discover & Research

Learning resources

Our learning resources introduce educators and learners to Henry Moore, as well as the diverse art practices of other artists, providing rich, curated content for art teaching.

We are keen to gain feedback from educators to improve our resources, so please feel free to contact us to share your thoughts and suggestions.

Who was Henry Moore?

Discover Henry Moore, who is best known for his huge bronze sculptures. Learn all about his life from a humble beginning in Yorkshire to becoming a world famous artist.

A beginners guide to online collections

We encourage you to use our online catalogue of works by Henry Moore to search for inspiration and to further your student research.

Alternatively, you can search the whole catalogue for visual inspiration, using words you’re interested in. For example, type in the word plaster, textiles, figure, family, or war, and see what discoveries you make.

Bloomberg Connects

Explore Henry Moore Studios & Gardens in a new way on Bloomberg Connects, the arts and culture app.

Our free digital guide features audio and video from the Henry Moore Archive, enriching both in-person visits and online exploration.

Art Encounters

Delve deeper into artworks and exhibitions on display at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds.

This series of free short films for schools comes with accompanying downloadable guides and worksheets.

They invite viewers to discuss first responses to artworks, learn about artists and their inspirations, and conclude with a creative challenge that can be used as part of a programme of study, or as a stand-alone activity undertaken in school or at home.

In-person learning resources

Our unique collections of sculptural resources make an exciting place for further study.

Find out more about what you can see and how to visit us in the links below.

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