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Henry Moore Institute

Henry Moore Institute

With galleries, an extensive sculpture research library and archive of sculptors papers, visit the Henry Moore Institute to experience, study and enjoy sculpture from around the world.

Find us next door to Leeds Art Gallery in the centre of Leeds, the city where Henry Moore began his training as a sculptor.

What’s on

All our exhibitions are free to visit, and we host a range of talks and family-friendly events.

See all upcoming events

Lungiswa Gqunta: Sleep in Witness
A woman walks through Lungiswa Gqunta’s sculpture 'Ntabamanzi', made from barbed wire and blue wool. The sculpture is designed to look like a wave breaking against the wall of the gallery.


Lungiswa Gqunta: Sleep in Witness

Main Galleries
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds

Visit us

Discover our contemporary art space in Leeds city centre’s cultural hub.

Plan your visit


Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00–17:00


Research library

Monday to Friday, 10:00–17:00



Tuesday to Friday, by appointment

Research library & archive

Our Sculpture Research Library and Archive of Sculptors’ Papers provide a unique resource for the study of sculpture.

Explore the library & archive

Venue hire

Host your next meeting or group event in a world-recognised, award winning exhibition centre in the heart of Leeds.

Henry Moore Institute

74 The Headrow

United Kingdom

T:  01132 467 467


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