Past exhibitions at the Henry Moore Institute
A State of Matter: Modern and Contemporary Glass Sculpture
18 February – 5 June 2022
To mark the United Nations International Year of Glass 2022, the Henry Moore Institute presented a major exhibition exploring glass as a material for sculpture.
Henry Moore: Configuration
17 September 2021 – 23 January 2022
A rare opportunity to see Henry Moore’s work at the Institute, this display offers insight into his use of material, space and the humanisation of organic form.
Julia Crabtree and William Evans: Slip
17 September 2021 – 16 January 2022
Julia Crabtree and William Evans’ work incorporates a breadth of materials and modes of making from casting and glass-blowing to video-making and printing. For each new body of work they initiate a sequence of contained sculptural experiments.
18 May – 29 August 2021
Bringing together works from 1934 to the present day, this exhibition looks at sculptures that have been deliberately designed to fold up, or pack down, or that have been made while on the move.
Rafael Pérez Evans: Handful
8 May – 29 August 2021
Gallery 4 and entrance steps
Rafael Pérez Evans’ temporary sculptures made using foodstuffs draw upon legacies of 1960s sculpture, Land Art and acts of social protest. For this exhibition, Pérez Evans presents three new works that explore a tension between basic human need and the overproduction of food.
Paloma Varga Weisz: Bumped Body
13 March 2020 – 3 January 2021
Main Galleries and Gallery 4
Discover Paloma Varga Weisz’s enchanting figurative sculpture, made using traditional techniques, including woodcarving and ceramics.
Edward Allington: Things Unsaid
25 October 2019 – 23 February 2020
Main Galleries, Gallery 4 and the Upper Sculpture Study Gallery
Seeking new ways of ‘moving and matching the complexity of the world’, Edward Allington (1951-2017) was part of a generation of artists responding to changing aesthetic, social and cultural values at the end of the 1970s.