Curated Events Open studios
Through The Lens Festival Of Photography will be a week long festival that has an incredible mix of inspiring speakers. With new emerging photographic talent exhibiting alongside world class photographers.
We showcase work from around the country and local artists too, and are proud to display work from emerging artists as well as those more established.
A diverse collection of work by artists based in or depicting Hastings & the 1066 Country region as a whole.
The works of 80+ ARTISTS, 6 of whom are based in Hastings/St Leonards and includes the much missed Danny Pockets.
Visual Soundtrack To Your Life focuses on evocative record covers, echoing Leroy’s artistic footprints and exploring the emotional push-and-pull of music.
Angelic Solo art and design brings energy and light from the natural world through mixed media.
A series of wry, self-referential pencil drawings by artist and illustrator Alfie Bell, exploring the redundancy of the medium with humour and irony.
Meiso Lai is a contemporary mixed media artist and she uses different techniques and materials in her art.
Made from the remnants of Rosie Haze RX320, artist Nic Acaster has repurposed the oak structure, copper fittings and industrial steel to produce this free public art installation.
Peter Stimpson has many years’ experience as a professional designer working with big brands, corporate clients as well as with record labels and start-ups.
Experimental drawing with Marie-Louise Miller. Experimental textiles taster with Janey Moffat.
Pop-up easels presented by Ultramarine Arts display a host of canvas based paint, photography and textiles art by local artists, our theme is ‘Movement’.
Recent abstract stone sculpture shown in this beautiful, magical Georgian garden square overlooking the sea.
Apparitions: Alley is the first of 3 free events in September that we are hosting where we will show you how to explore the art on iPads and projections in the ‘Alley’ (also known as Rock Alley).
Curiously humanlike machines on which our lives depend, operating within marginal landscapes, provoke a filmic and musical response.
Theatre Nation: Weill bodies – Bittersweet cabaret featuring songs and poems from Bertold Brecht and Kurt Weill.
Follow the adventures of a little girl from Hastings who cannot sleep, until something takes her out of town…
Apparitions: St Leonards Pier & Hastings Memorial Installation is a self-selecting, inspirational, immersive art experience.
Sensitive and revealing images that portray nurses in our local hospital, the Conquest, taken as they carry out their skilled and compassionate work.
Includes a programme of associated talks, films and workshops. John Cole, Alison Purdy, Stewart Walton, Harbor Furniture.
Self Comes to Mind is not about looking in the mirror, nor is it restricted to traditional fine art practice.
You will learn how to turn your design into a half drop pattern repeat and then carve your design into Lino.
Brenda Hartill will be running a demonstration and Artist Talk at her open studio in Rye.
A special, fun, hands on workshop designed to help you develop your tools for creativity, insight and flow.
Participate in a free movement session on the vast sands of the low tide
The event brings art out of the white cube, and into the public sphere for the ultimate inclusive exhibition.
Family friendly creative activities hosted by the De La Warr Pavilion Learning & Participation Team.
Site-specific workshops include gentle walking on uneven terrain, so suitable for moderate level of fitness and mobility.
Multimedia exhibition featuring photography and film from the 2018 Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition.
Fourteen members of SoCo Artists, a group of professional artists based in East Sussex, exhibit new work, made in response to items in the Hastings Museum & Art Gallery collections.
Joe Packer and Oliver Crowther are two painters whose imagery is arrived at through an intuitive process of making.
Nine contemporary artists interpret a fresh Virginia Woolf’s ‘streams of consciousness’ novels.
Feet are the things that hold us upright and allow us mobility. They are on everything from tables and baths to snails (yes really!) and centipedes.
PARK(ing) Day is an annual global event where artists, activists and citizens collaborate to transform pre-paid parking spaces into temporary micro parks.
A rare opportunity to view and buy a huge range of work, directly from the artists & makers including painters, sculptors, printmakers, photographer and textile artists.
Explore anachronistic soundscapes that are triggered when viewing special vintage postcards, secretly encoded with ‘AR’ data, spectral models float from your smartphone’s camera.