Audio tour - Barbara Hepworth | Art & Life

The National Galleries of Scotland is pleased to offer visitors an audio tour to Barbara Hepworth | Art & Life spanning the artist's entire career.

The Smartify tour charts the development of Hepworth’s practice, her engagement with political and societal change and how her work was shaped by the events in her personal life. 

Please note that the tour can only be bought online and is not currently available to purchase at the ticketing desk.

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The narrated tour has thirteen stops and includes interviews with Curator Eleanor Clayton of the Hepworth, Wakefield and Conservator Laura Davies. There is also archive audio of the artist speaking. 

Visitors will be provided with a link or QR code in order to access the tour. Visitors use their own devices to move between stops. Please remember to bring your device and headphones as the National Galleries of Scotland are unable to provide these. Transcriptions are provided for each stop. 

You can listen to an excerpt from the tour below. Enjoy the exhibition. 

28 April 2022