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Visiting the Henry Moore Institute

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

We welcome everyone to visit our galleries, research library & archive to experience, study and enjoy sculpture from around the world.

Opening times

We are open year round, free of charge


Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00–17:00

Sculpture Research Library

Monday to Friday, 10:00–17:00

Archive of Sculptors’ Papers

Tuesday to Friday, by prior appointment

Current exhibitions

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

Research library & archive

Schools, families & groups



We aim to make our exhibitions, collections, facilities and services accessible to the widest possible audience.


Find out more

Getting here

Find us in the centre of Leeds, next door to Leeds Art Gallery on The Headrow. We’re only a few minutes’ walk from Millennium Square, Leeds City Museum and the shopping areas of Briggate, Leeds Trinity and the Victoria Quarter.


Directions & parking

Henry Moore Institute

74 The Headrow

United Kingdom


T:  01132 467 467

About the Institute


The Henry Moore Institute has been delivering world-class sculpture exhibitions in Leeds for almost 30 years.

Learn more about our history, our striking architectural design, and our past exhibition programme here.


Our history