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NEWS: Jerwood Gallery relaunching as Hastings Contemporary - opening Summer 2019.

Seven years after opening on the historic Stade on the seafront in Hastings, the Director and Trustees of Jerwood Gallery are excited to announce that the Gallery will relaunch as Hastings Contemporary - a new, independent modern and contemporary art gallery for the South East.

Find out more here.


John Carter: Sight Lines is the first review held in the UK of the renowned Royal Academician John Carter and will cover the artist’s work over the past 50 years. Carter is best known for his abstract sculptures and his dynamic combination of painting and sculpture.

Celebrating the interaction between object and architecture, John Carter: Sight Lines will be held in Jerwood Gallery’s remarkable ground floor galleries. Foreshore Gallery and rooms 1 & 2.

“Carter is an imaginative artist, a maker of objects that provokes thought by first engaging our senses, inducing us to speculation through visual pleasure and surprise” – Mel Gooding, Art Historian.

John Carter: Sight Lines 30 March – 9 June 2019 at Jerwood Gallery, Hastings.



Hastings Contemporary is seeking a proactive and positive Welcome Assistant to join our vibrant front of house team. As Welcome Assistant, you will assist and support the Visitor Services Manager and Duty Managers in fulfilling the day-to-day tasks of running the gallery. This includes coordinating our volunteers, ensuring events run smoothly and that the venue is a safe and welcoming environment for all visitors. Working as part of a small team, you will have excellent communication and customer service skills and a desire to deliver a high-quality experience to all our visitors.

This position will require you to work weekends with at least 1 years Customer Service experience.  To find our more, read the full job spec here  

Submit your CV and a short cover letter detailing your relevant experience to our Visitor Services Manager, Yaz Norris,


- Deadline for applications: Midnight Tuesday 28 May

- Interviews in w/c: Monday 3 June

- Training w/c: Monday 10 June (subject to availability)



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Jerwood Gallery,
Rock-a-Nore Road,
Hastings Old Town,
TN34 3DW
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Bank Holiday Mondays, 11am - 5pm
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