The Gallery

Hastings Contemporary champions modern and contemporary art. An ambitious programme of temporary exhibitions includes work by important Modern British artists, internationally celebrated artists, and emerging practitioners. Hastings Contemporary has developed a reputation for its focus on painting and on Modern British art. The gallery sits among Hastings’s famous net huts, overlooking the largest beach-launched fishing fleet in Europe.

Designed by HAT Projects, the building has won several architectural awards, including a RIBA National Award, a Civic Trust Award and a Sussex Heritage Trust Award, and reached the mid list for the Stirling Prize.


The Team

We are:

Liz Gilmore, Director
Lis Long, Director of Operations
Liz Dart, Head of Partnerships & Engagement (Maternity Cover)
Rebecca Drew, Operations Manager
Ioannis Ioannou, Communications Manager
Suzy Trevethan, Audience Development Manager
Agnieszka Dolata, Visitor Services Manager
Beatrice Tailby Hardstaff, Public Programmes Assistant
Molly Barrett, Volunteer Coordinator
Louisa O’Shaughnessy, Learning Coordinator
and the Front of House Team

For marketing enquiries please contact comms@hastingscontemporary.org

Contact us on:
info@hastingscontemporary.org
+44(0)1424 728377

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Volunteers

Our volunteers help us to create a positive and welcoming environment so that our visitors feel comfortable in the gallery spaces. They also support our exhibitions and learning programmes, and play a key role in day-to-day operation of the gallery.

If you are interested in art, learning, or gaining experience in a gallery setting, then volunteering at Hastings Contemporary could be for you.  Volunteers receive a 20% discount in the shop, and exhibition introduction talks by artists/curators/the gallery director at the start of every exhibition.

The main point of contact for our volunteers is our Volunteer Coordinator Molly Barrett, but they also work with the Visitor Services Manager, Audience Development Manager, Head of Partnerships and Engagement and her team and, of course, the Front of House team.

To find out more and apply, download the Volunteer Gallery Steward application form here.

If you’d like a chat with Molly first, please contact her via molly@hastingscontemporary.org

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Vacancies

Welcome Assistant

Hastings Contemporary is seeking a proactive and positive part-time Welcome Assistant to join our vibrant front of house team.

Please download full job description and person specification here

Please send your CV and Cover Letter by 9th October 2022 to Agnieszka Dolata, Visitor Services Manager agnieszka@hastingscontemporary.org

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