Hastings Contemporary

Hastings Contemporary is reopening on Friday 14 August.

Tickets must be booked in advance. For more details click on the button below.


To support the gallery at this time you can donate via justgiving or text ARTONSEA to 70035 to donate £3.

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Nearly 5 months ago we launched our virtual Robot Nearly 5 months ago we launched our virtual Robot Tours which received enthusiastic response around the world and enabled us to continue to support families, children, and older visitors alike during the Covid-19 crisis.

Hastings Contemporary will now not only welcome guests through the doors, but will continue to host guests virtually via our telepresence Robot’s personal tours, enabling all visitors regardless of their location, to overcome barriers of isolation or disability and continue to enjoy inclusive access to Hastings Contemporary’s much anticipated exhibitions.

Visit www.hastingscontemporary.org/exhibition/robot-tours  to find out more.
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Back in April we introduced Sea Sides - free playl Back in April we introduced Sea Sides - free playlists on Tuesday. 

These Spotify playlists have been carefully curated by some of the many wonderful musicians who have appeared at our much missed Free First Tuesdays incliding @los.twangueros
@kingsizeslimmusic  @oliebricebass @pepebelmontemusic
and Jason McNiff. 

See our stories or highlights above to listen to them again ⬆️
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We are proud to be a part of @sussexmodern #StayMo We are proud to be a part of @sussexmodern #StayModernStaySussex... campaign.

As we adjust to a ‘new normal’ and stay closer to home, what better time than now to embrace and explore what Sussex has to offer.

#StayModernStaySussex spotlights the best art, landscape and wine destinations throughout Sussex, and celebrates the county’s unique contribution to modern culture. Whether you’re planning a staycation, a microgap, or a day trip, we’ll point you in the direction of unmissable exhibitions, world-class wineries, iconic coastline and dramatic countryside waiting to be discovered. Stay Modern, stay Sussex - join the dots, curate your own visit, and protect, respect and enjoy Sussex.

Where will you visit first?

Start your exploration now 👉 www.sussexmodern.org.uk

Before visiting any destination, remember to check individual partner websites for up-to-date guidance regarding COVID-19. 

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#artonsea #hastingscontemporary #1066country #sussex #sussexmodern #explore #art #landscape #visiteastbourne #eastsussex

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Hastings Contemporary


Hastings Contemporary celebrates the best in modern and contemporary art in an award-winning building. Situated just a few steps from the pebbled beach, the gallery overlooks the largest beach-launched fishing fleet in Europe, where you can see the town’s fishermen at work.

Opening times:

Tuesday – Sunday, 11am – 5pm
Bank Holiday Mondays, 11am – 5pm
(last admission 4.30pm)

Find us at:

Hastings Contemporary
Rock-a-Nore Road
Hastings Old Town
TN34 3DW

+44 (0)1424 728377


Admission prices:

Hastings Contemporary is an independent charity. Entry fees contribute towards our running costs.

See our ticket prices here.

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