Adult Learning Programmer, The Hepworth Wakefield

Deadline: Sunday 31 January 2016. Paid, Part-time.

The Hepworth Wakefield opened in May 2011 to public and critical acclaim. It exhibits Wakefield’s art collection, the Hepworth Family Gift and the work of major contemporary and 20th century artists. Designed by David Chipperfield Architects, its ten superb gallery spaces, make it one of the UK’s largest and most visited galleries outside London, attracting 1.3 million visitors in the last three years. Additionally, there are two acres of external gardens and a 600 square metre temporary exhibition space; The Calder, which operates in a re-purposed 19th Century industrial mill opposite the gallery).

We are now seeking an Adult Learning Programmer to lead on the development of the adult learning programme for 2016/17, a programme which will be innovative, responds to the Hepworth Wakefield’s exhibition and collection displays and is income generating.

You will manage a team of freelance Creative Practitioners whilst liaising with partners to deliver existing and develop new programmes of work and projects. You will have a good working knowledge of contemporary art, art history and visual culture allied with good knowledge of the principles of lifelong learning and best practice in gallery education.

If you have experience of developing high quality learning provision for adult learners within a museum or gallery setting, we would love to hear from you.

This is a 3 day a week role, on a fixed term contract up to 6 months. The working location is flexible although at least one day a week will need to spent in Wakefield.


To view full details of the role, please see

To apply, please return a completed application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to

Closing date for applications is 31 January 2016

Interviews will be held on Monday 8 February 2016

Please note, we do not accept CVs and can only accept applications on our application form. No agencies please.