Hastings Contemporary


Hastings Contemporary is currently closed to visitors, pending further government announcements.

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On this #WorldBookDay head over to our website whe On this #WorldBookDay head over to our website where you can find our range of books from exhibition catalogues, beautifully presented art, craft and design titles to activity books and stories for children.

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If you missed Lakwena's Homeplace exhibition, you If you missed Lakwena's Homeplace exhibition, you can still visit it online via our Robot Tours next week on Wednesday 10 March. 

Lakwena Maciver @lakwena , one of the UK’s most exciting contemporary black artists, creates painted prayers and meditations, which respond to and re-appropriate elements of popular culture. Central to her practice are words, used both as images and as anchors of meaning. 

Exploring the role of the artist as myth-maker, her paintings act as a means of decolonisation, subtly subverting prevailing mythologies. The approach is instinctive and autodidactic, producing visceral, rhythmic and immersive panel paintings, iconic murals and installations. 

This family friendly Robot Tour also includes Sir Quentin Blake: We Live in Worrying Times exhibition.

Please follow link in bio to get yours.
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No plans for #WorldBookDay this Thursday? Join @ No plans for #WorldBookDay this Thursday? 

Join @ed_boxall on his Facebook page for a Facebook live storytime. 

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Join me live on Facebook on Thursday for a little World Book Day books bookstuff.

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#Repost @stephenthepainter ・・・ From Hastings #Repost @stephenthepainter
From Hastings Contemporary: ‘Throwing a Boot at The President (2)’ and ‘Albion’. .... maybe, perhaps, someday, tomorrow......

Be well.....

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From our friends at Drawing Life.... #Repost @dra From our friends at Drawing Life....

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“Sixty Seconds in the Studio” ⏱🎨
Today’s video features artist @robertsampleart in his studio using our #DrawingLifeSketchbook.
To watch more from the series, visit our YouTube channel to see more artists use our sketchbook (link in the bio). 
Thank you to @sussexgiving for funding this series and for their continued support.
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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 beach, the gallery overlooks the largest beach-launched fishing fleet in Europe, where you can see the town’s fishermen at work.

Opening times:

Hastings Contemporary is closed to visitors for the time being.

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.

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