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Become a member

The support of our members helps us to connect, empower, and inspire people through art. As a Hastings Contemporary member, you’ll enjoy year-round access to an ambitious programme of exhibitions, events, and learning opportunities that celebrate the best of modern and contemporary art.

Choose the membership that suits you best. 80% of Hastings Contemporary members pay by annual direct debit – it’s easy, secure, saves time and money, and you can set it up today!


Single Membership

Receive a membership card and all member benefits from just £27 a year when you pay by annual Direct Debit.


Joint Membership

Two members at the same address – each receives a membership card and all membership benefits, from £49 a year when you pay by annual Direct Debit.

Plus One

Plus One Membership

Receive a membership card and all benefits PLUS bring a friend every time you visit, from £49 a year when you pay by annual Direct Debit.


Gift Membership

Give a gift that lasts all year, with Hastings Contemporary membership. Visit our online shop to buy gift membership and browse our selection of Quentin Blake original artworks, items by local makers, and more.


Concessionary: 60+, students and unemployed. Bring ID on your first visit to the gallery to fully activate your membership.

Disabled people and carers: gallery admission is free of charge. Please bring proof of PIP/carer status.

Local: Hastings Borough Council residents within postcodes TN34, TN35, TN37 & TN38

Direct Debits

Once your Direct Debit payment is processed, your membership is valid and your membership pack will be posted to you at the address given to GoCardless. Please note that your membership is not fully valid until your Direct Debit has been processed. If you want to visit in the meantime, please give your name at the desk. See full terms and conditions here.

One-off Payments

One-off payments cost £5 more than Direct Debits for the equivalent membership, whether you are joining for the first time or renewing your membership. Paying by annual direct debit is easy, secure, and saves time & money.

To sign up or to renew your existing membership with a one-off payment, you can pay in person at the front desk or send a cheque to Membership, Hastings Contemporary, Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3DW


If you are renewing online with a one-off payment please type RENEWAL immediately after your surname, eg ‘Smith RENEWAL’