Hastings Contemporary

Hastings Contemporary reopening 27 May

We are delighted to announce that the gallery will reopen on Thursday 27 May 2021 with a brand new summer exhibition, Seaside Modern: Art and Life on the Beach, curated by James Russell.

“I am thrilled to be bringing Seaside Modern to Hastings Contemporary: the perfect venue for an exhibition celebrating art and life on the beach. During the twentieth century the seaside inspired fabulous works of art by LS Lowry, Eric Ravilious, Barbara Hepworth and countless others. But this exhibition also celebrates the social revolution that gave millions of people the opportunity to enjoy their day at the beach. As we emerge from lockdown, Seaside Modern will serve as a timely reminder that life really can be fun.”

James Russell

Booking for Seaside Modern is not yet available – more information to follow shortly

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Reporting to the Director of Operations, you will deputise for the Director of Operations in her absence and manage a series of project through their project life cycle to agreed time, cost and quality standards. Projects may be focused on operational and infrastructure improvement (including digital) or aimed at maintenance conservation and repair of building and plant. 

You will be required to work across multiple projects concurrently and will help to ensure projects meet all relevant statutory requirements and are fully complaint with all corporate policies and procedures. 

For more information about the role and how to apply please follow link in bio ⬆️

Hastings Contemporary is a small, dynamic gallery on the seashore in Hastings showing the best in modern and contemporary art. 

The gallery is housed within an award winning building, with outstanding eco credentials.

Hastings is burgeoning as a desirable location for Artists and Creatives to live and work.  The town is also enjoying the booming staycation trend, bringing visitors from London and the South East. 

The Gallery is run by a small team of staff, working closely together.
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The Director of Hastings Contemporary, The Trustee The Director of Hastings Contemporary, The Trustees and all the team are united in offering their deepest condolences to HM The Queen as the nation marks the passing of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

His Royal Highness, himself a self taught artist, was a vigorous supporter of the Arts and Cultural life of our country, and his patronage of the arts and support of young people, especially through his 'Duke of Edinburgh Scheme' helped change the lives of many young people throughout his long life. 

Today the nation joins with the Royal Family to celebrate his unique contribution and the support he gave to the sovereign during her reign. RIP.
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Support Collective Online Meet Up - Children and Young People
11am-12pm, Thursday 15 April 

A friendly informal meet-up for parents and carers of children and young people. Share your experiences around SEN education, the return to school and navigating the easing of lockdown. This meet-up is hosted live from Hastings Contemporary where the children and families creative programme Art Breaks takes place this Spring.

To join via Zoom, email Esther esther@projectartworks.org

Support Collective Online Meet Up & Family Stories Film Screening
11am – 12.30pm, Thursday 29 April

The first in our series of Family Stories films will be screened followed by conversation with neurodivergent people, families, carers and activists.

To join via Zoom, email Esther esther@projectartworks.org

Image: Untitled by Connor Ashley, Project Art Works, 2021.
Seaside Modern: Art and Life on the Beach exhibiti Seaside Modern: Art and Life on the Beach exhibition, which will open on 27 May, draws together a remarkably large group of artists, reflecting the ‘Genuine Artistic Moment’ of a fifty-year period in the 20th century, during which artists were drawn to the beach, but for varying reasons and with very different results. 

The views of the beach and coast are produced in different styles and convey different moods and psychological states of mind. Works of traditional subjects including fishermen, boats and the harbour are presented by Eric Ravilious, John Minton and Prunella Clough and there are experimental works, which draw inspiration from the strangeness of the shore, with works produced by Paul Nash, Edith Rimmington, Eileen Agar and Bill Brandt. 

Booking for Seaside Modern is not yet available – more information will follow soon.
Please follow link in bio to find out more. 

📷Eric Ravilious, Rye Harbour, 1938
Image courtesy of the Ingram Collection
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