The support from your Patronage helps enable the gallery to deliver our artistic programme and to continue to develop our learning and participation programme, which engages over 2000 children and young people from Hastings every year.

Patrons & Director’s Circle

Support Hastings Contemporary today and for the future

Hastings Contemporary offers an expansive and engaging programme of exhibitions and events. You can help us share this with the widest possible audiences.

Enjoy a close relationship with the gallery and support our exhibitions and our learning and participation programmes.

Help us bring young people and first-time gallery visitors to Hastings Contemporary for an exciting encounter with art.

In the last 7 years, we have welcomed more than 300,000 visitors to the gallery. Our Patrons play a key role in our mission to bring art-on-sea to all.

As a Patron, you will receive unlimited free access to Hastings Contemporary as well as invitations to exclusive, special events including:

  • Behind-the-scenes tours at Hastings Contemporary
  • Exhibition Private Views
  • Invitations to artist-hosted dinners
  • Studio visits
  • Exclusive tours at other galleries in London and the South East

Hastings Contemporary Patrons support the gallery and enjoy a closer involvement with the Director, curators and artists.

There are different levels of support and everyone enjoys access to the exhibitions for free, private views and an events programme.

We are friendly and engaging, encouraging more in-depth curator-led tours and private views of our exhibitions at the gallery and elsewhere.

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Selecting an annual support level that suits you:





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Enjoy. Explore. Celebrate.

We are a charity and depend on donations from the public, members, trusts and foundations and the Arts Council of England and Hastings Borough Council. Charity No.1150383


We rely on ticket sales to keep going, so please consider a donation to help us continue to inspire our local and creative communities.

All donations gratefully received. Thank you.

Click here to donate via our JustGiving page

Hastings Contemporary membership starts at £27

Join us today for unlimited access to the best in modern and contemporary art, exclusive offers and events, discounts, priority booking, and more … from as little cost as one cup of coffee a month.

Become part of one of the fastest growing arts communities in the South East.

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