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Hastings sustainability festival receives bumper lottery boost

The Sustainability on Sea festival, a week-long celebration of local sustainability initiatives, has been awarded £9,600 from the National Lottery Community fund. 

Posted 16:30 Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019 In: Festivals Tags: Alexandra Park Bexhill Sailing Club Big Green Fair Hastings Museum & Art Gallery Sustainability on Sea the Stade Wellington Centre Y Centre

Yumino Seki is Under the Moon at the museum

So often you hear in Hastings, the phrase “Aren’t we lucky”– about the weather, the sea, the culture and the diverse creativity of art and music. Surprisingly, amongst this diversity is Butoh dance, created, choreographed and performed by Yumino Seki. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths talked to her about her latest production at Hastings Museum, Gekka, Under the Moon

Posted 18:56 Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 In: Performance Tags: Butoh dance Gekka Gekka Shourin Zu Hastings Museum & Art Gallery Hyakki yakou Jim Roseveare Lauris Morgan-Griffiths Manjusaka Nick Weekes Sumie Under the Moon yumino Seki

Summer Fun at Hastings Museum and Art Gallery

HOT family correspondent and intrepid Mum, Vanessa Alves, wants to spread the word about what’s happening locally during the school holidays. Here she writes about Hastings Museum and Art Gallery quickly becoming a safe haven for her family: “a lovely place to go, wandering around the collections, all very child friendly with lots of things for kids to dress-up in, colour-in and explore”. 

Posted 17:13 Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 In: Public Arts Tags: craft dinosaur day Emerald Ant family activities free event Hastings Hastings Museum & Art Gallery Iguanodon Kevin Graal outdoor theatre summer holidays
J.Davey Winter Main 'Gold in the Mountains'

Re-interpreting the past through museum exhibits

It is always a delight to go to Hastings Museum and Art Gallery. Around every corner there is surprise. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths was intrigued by SOCO Artists’ latest project – an imaginative response to the museum’s exhibits: drawings and paintings, concertina-ed books, beautifully made objects, found objects and textiles.

Posted 11:04 Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 In: Visual Arts Tags: Adrienne Hunter Alex Leadbeaer Carly Ralph Charles Dawson Charlotte Snook George Bristow grey owl Hastings Museum & Art Gallery Jean Davey Winter Mary Moris Oona Bell Robert Tressell Roz Cran SoCo Artists William Henry Borrow William Morris

Hastings in World War I

A free exhibition on local stories of the First World War is underway at Hastings Museum and Art Gallery. Cllr Kim Forward, lead councillor for regeneration and culture explained: “Each year the museum has been highlighting a key theme, alongside ongoing research into the impact the war had on the people and communities of Hastings. This year, they’ve been looking at the war ‘Beyond the Western Front’ and how, by involving over 40% of the world’s population from so many different countries and nationalities, a simple European conflict was turned into the first true ‘World War’.”

Posted 16:55 Monday, Oct 16, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Cllr Kim Forward Earl Brassey Gallipoli Hastings Museum & Art Gallery William Mepham World War I

Heritage forum on 1066 and town development

This year’s heritage forum, to be held on Wednesday 12 October, will look at the relationship between the Battle of Hastings and the town’s later development as a coastal resort, as co-organisers the University of Brighton and Hastings Museum & Art Gallery explain.

Posted 11:05 Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 In: Home Ground Tags: 66 Objects Battle of Hastings Civic Society for Hastings and St Leonards Hastings Museum & Art Gallery heritage forum Old Hastings university of brighton

Maslen & Mehra’s Natural Capital

Natural Capital, a sculpture created in paper mache and decoupage by St Leonards-based international artists Maslen & Mehra, is now installed in the Durbar Hall at the Hastings Museum. It will be on view until the 10 July. Kay Davis writes.

Posted 19:34 Thursday, May 12, 2016 In: Arts News Tags: Federigo of Modena Hastings Museum & Art Gallery Maslen and Mehra Natural Capital The Durbar Hall
Red Ladies © -Jessica Jordon Wrench

Strange currents in odd places

End of August approaches and with it Hastings and St Leonards annual arts festival, Coastal Currents. Amazingly, now in its sixteenth year, it has been growing exponentially in size and character, attracting international groups and live events as well as supporting local artists. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths talked to one of the curators, Tina Morris.

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