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8th Hastings Storytelling Festival a huge success

Hastings eighth annual Storytelling Festival came to an end last weekend after a week of some wet and windy but very successful events across town. This year’s festival explored Hastings in a variety of creative ways. 

Anna Brassey, a site specific performance

Anna Brassey: a woman ahead of her time

Annie Brassey was an extraordinary woman. She travelled the world with her children and pets and became a celebrity for her wonderful travel writing and adventures on the steam clipper, The Sunbeam! A woman ahead of her time…

Joshua Spear

A fold in time and space

Fold is a new exhibition by visual artist, Sharon Haward, who has thirty years experience of developing a multi-disciplinary practice hinging on the exploration of site and sense of place. She is exhibiting a range of assemblages and objects inspired by Modernist architecture and the contributions made to it by female and male architects and designers. The work on show has been created during a short residency at The School Creative Centre, Rye. HOT’s Zelly Restorick asks Sharon about the new exhibition, her inspirations and goals.

Linton Gardens by Vincent Lines

What’s new at Hastings Museum & Art Gallery

Local views are at the heart of two new exhibitions at Hastings Museum & Art Gallery. The works of Vincent Lines and Evacustes A Phipson show Hastings as it was in earlier times.

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A colourful breath of Crete

The Hastings museum is a wonderful place for fossicking around, you never know what you might find – old photographs of Hastings, bird and mammal species alongside Inuit and north American Indian artefacts. So imagine HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths’ surprise, walking upstairs to the Upper Gallery and into sunshine and light.

Hastings Museum and Art Gallery Image : Art Fund

Inside Out: What goes on in the Museum?

Hastings Museum and Art Gallery, run by Hastings Borough Council, invites you to discover more about our local museum. The drop-in event will offer a range of light hearted activities designed to provide an insight into what the museum holds in its collection and how it acquires and looks after objects.

Posted 07:46 Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 In: Arts News Tags: , , ,
Plates by Maslen and Mehra

Cash, Clash and Climate

In this installation at Hastings Museum and Art Gallery, Maslen & Mehra, in collaboration with local street artists, Shuby and Delete, bring together an extensive body of work for the first time.

mayor of Hastings Cllr Judy Rogers with Brion Purdey of the museum association re-enacting the opening, flanked by a guard of honour provided by the Hastings sea cadets

125 not out

Hastings Museum and Art Gallery’s 125th birthday celebrations were a great success on Wednesday 16 August. It marked 125 years to the day that Hastings’ first public museum opened, on 16 August 1892, with a re-creation of the original opening ceremony at 3.30pm, the exact time the museum was first opened.

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