Hastings Contemporary

In line with national restrictions, Hastings Contemporary is currently closed.

We will reopen Thursday 3 December (restrictions permitting)

OPENING HOURS (From 3 December)

Hastings Contemporary and Boatyard restaurant: Thursday – Sunday, 11am – 4pm

Boatyard Restaurant only: Monday, 11am – 4pm, Friday and Saturday evenings, 5:30 – 10pm


Thursday 24 – Sunday 27 December: CLOSED

Monday 28 December: Boatyard restaurant open 11am – 4pm, galleries closed

Normal opening hours (as listed above) resume from Thursday 31 December

All details listed here are subject to change in line with national and local guidance surrounding covid-19.


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This #ThrowbackThursday we are looking back at Kei This #ThrowbackThursday we are looking back at Keith Tyson: Turn Back Now exhibiton in January - June 2017.

This exhibition of Studio Wall Drawings by 2002 Turner Prize Winner, @keithtyson23 , covered the entire ground floor of the gallery.

The Studio Wall Drawings mapped Tyson’s experience of daily existence, as a space to consider universal questions, and to record deeply personal moments, charting, in Tyson’s words, ‘a kind of emotional headline of the day.’ 

Tyson began making Studio Wall Drawings in 1997 as a way to explore ideas in a very limited studio space. They existed, in his words, ‘somewhere in-between a sketchbook, a journal, a poem and a painting’. Twenty years later they were still a fundamental part of his artistic practice.

Fore more information please visit www.hastingscontemporary.org/exhibition/keith-tyson-turn-back-now or follow link in bio to Exhibitons page.
#TysonTurnBackNow #hastingscontemporary #artonsea #KeithTyson #drawings #hastings #hereforculture
Only three more days to go....Tune in this Wednesd Only three more days to go....Tune in this Wednesday for more information. 

#hastingscontemporary #quentinblake #announcement #artonsea
We are so excited about this! Find out more this W We are so excited about this! Find out more this Wednesday 18 November 🐟

#hastingscontemporary #artonsea #quentinblake

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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:

Friday – Sunday, 11am – 4pm

Monday 11am – 4pm & Saturday 5.30 – 10 pm Boatyard & shop only (exhibition spaces closed)

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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