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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.

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Michael E. Smith


Michael E. Smith

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Main Galleries
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
A Site for Sculpture: Building the Institute

Library display

A Site for Sculpture: Building the Institute

Sculpture Research Library
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

Sculpture research programme

We place sculpture at the centre of art historical scholarship and actively encourage new research.

Find out more out our research seasons, fellowships programme, and other opportunities.

Discover sculpture

Venue hire

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

Make an enquiry

Henry Moore Institute

74 The Headrow

United Kingdom

T:  01132 467 467


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