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Current Hastings Contemporary member benefits:

  • Unlimited entry to the gallery for 12 months
  • 10% discount in Boatyard during gallery opening hours
  • 10% discount in the gallery shop
  • Bring a guest to Boatyard restaurant†
  • Monthly e-newsletters

The support of all our members and patrons is vital to the continued success of Hastings Contemporary

Single Membership

Receive a membership card and all member benefits, from £27

Joint Membership

For two members living at the same address. Receive a membership card each and all member benefits, from £49

Plus One Membership

Receive a membership card which allows you to bring a guest to the gallery each time you visit, plus all member benefits, from £49

†From Friday 2 October 2020, all Hastings Contemporary members may visit Boatyard with one guest per member without booking a gallery ticket.

Please book via Boatyard’s website for lunch. Booking is not essential for tea, coffee, etc but please note that if Boatyard is full you may be turned away. Call Boatyard on 01424 728379 to check availability at short notice.

One-off payment: To sign up for a year’s membership with a one-off payment or to renew your existing membership, call in to the gallery or contact us on:
+44(0) 1424 728377

Full Terms and Conditions here

Join today via Direct Debit:

Standard – £69 a year

Concessionary* – £59 a year

Local** – £49 a year

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

**Hastings Borough Council residents within TN34, TN35, TN37 & TN38

Direct Debit: Once your Direct Debit payment has been received, your membership will be activated and you will receive a membership pack in the post.

Membership packs will be sent to the address entered into GoCardless.

Patrons & Director’s Circle

Support Hastings Contemporary today and for the future

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

Help us bring young people and first-time gallery visitors to Hastings Contemporary for an exciting encounter with art, and support our Learning & Participation Programme.

In the last eight 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.

Patrons receive all the benefits of membership, as well as invitations to exclusive events such as:

  • Curator-led tours at Hastings Contemporary
  • Private views & parties
  • Artist-hosted dinners
  • Studio visits
  • Exclusive tours of other galleries in London and the South East

Enjoy a close relationship with the gallery and be part of a network of art and community champions.

Join Us

Select your annual level of support:

£500 – The Contemporaries

£1000 – The Modernists

£2000 – The Internationalists

£5000 – Director’s Circle

For more information, please get in touch with us:

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 are gratefully received. Thank you.

Click here to donate via our JustGiving page

Hastings Contemporary membership starts at £27

Join us today and become part of one of the fastest-growing arts communities in the South East.

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