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A State of Matter: Modern and Contemporary Glass Sculpture

18 February – 5 June 2022
Main Galleries

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.

Archive Lives, Part 1: Documenting Women’s Sculptural Practices in Britain, 1939-1960

5 February – 12 June 2022
Gallery 4

This focused exhibition explores the experiences of women working in sculpture during the wartime and immediate post-war period.


Henry Moore: Configuration

17 September 2021 – 23 January 2022
Gallery 4

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
Main Galleries

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.

Portable Sculpture

18 May – 29 August 2021
Main Galleries

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
Galleries 1, 2, 3 and 4

Discover Paloma Varga Weisz’s enchanting figurative sculpture, made using traditional techniques, including woodcarving and ceramics.