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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 and events that celebrate the best of modern and contemporary art.

Member benefits:

  • Enjoy unlimited entry to all our exhibitions for 12 months
  • Bring up to three guests with you to the cafe
  • Priority booking for selected events and talks
  • Receive a monthly e-newsletter
  • 10% off in the cafe and shop
  • Increase your support via Gift Aid, at no extra cost to you

Hastings Contemporary is a charity and can claim an extra 25p from HMRC for every £1 you give, so if you are an eligible tax payer, please make a declaration when you purchase your membership. For detailed information about Gift Aid, click here

Plus One

Plus One Membership

Receive a membership card and all benefits – PLUS bring a friend every time you visit – from £52 a year.


Joint Membership

For two members at the same address. You each receive a card and all membership benefits from £52 a year.


Single Membership

Receive a single membership card and all membership benefits from just £32 a year.


Gift Membership

Give a gift that lasts all year when you buy membership for your friends and family. Choose local membership If either you or the person you’re buying for lives in Hastings or Rother.

Existing members who are disabled and/or carers

Gallery admission is now free of charge for disabled people and carers (we may ask for proof of PIP/carer status). If you are a current gallery member with a paid-for membership and you are disabled and/or a carer, please email Suzy at and ask about complimentary membership.

Direct Debits

Once you have purchased your first year’s membership, you’ll receive an email with a link to sign up for an annual direct debit. Set up a direct debit to ensure your membership is renewed automatically. Hastings Contemporary does not have access to your bank details.

Contact us

For all membership communications, please email Suzy at


If you pay by card, you’ll be sent a letter near your membership expiry date reminding you to renew. If you pay by direct debit, your membership will be renewed automatically and you’ll receive a letter acknowledging your renewal.

If you’d prefer not to pay online

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

Terms and conditions

See full terms and conditions here.