Jerwood Gallery

Jerwood Gallery
Rock-a-Nore Road
Hastings
East Sussex
TN34 3DW
England

Website

www.jerwoodgallery.org

E-mail

info@jerwoodgallery.org

Telephone

01424 728377

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Jerwood Gallery

The award-winning Jerwood Gallery, situated next to the fishing beach in Hastings’ historic Old Town, is the home for the Jerwood Collection of 20th and 21st century art and changing contemporary exhibition programme.

Displayed in seven collection rooms, the Jerwood Collection comprises of paintings as well as works on paper and prints by British artists working between the First World War and the 1960s. The collection includes works by well-known artists including Sir Stanley Spencer, Lawrence Stephen Lowry, Walter Sickert and Augustus John.

Jerwood Gallery has a diverse temporary exhibition programme, which showcases the best modern and contemporary British art. The exhibitions, which change quarterly, are displayed in the gallery’s Foreshore Gallery on the ground floor.

The gallery café, Webbe's at Jerwood, overlooks the fishing beach, has an outside sun terrace and offers panoramic views of the coastline. It’s a fantastic location for a coffee, lunch or afternoon tea. The shop stocks a broad selection of books for all tastes and ages relating to art, architecture and the artists who feature in the Jerwood Collection. We also stock a bespoke range of gifts, eco-friendly stationery, postcards and products related to current exhibitions. You can visit the shop anytime without paying admission to the gallery.

Venue Type:

Gallery

Opening hours

Current Opening Hours

Tuesday-Friday 11am-5pm.
Saturday & Sunday 11am-6pm.

Closed Mondays (except School & Bank Holiday periods)
Please visit our website for more information about our opening hours.

Please note that the gallery will be closed for general maintenance and exhibition turnover from Thursday 16 October and will re-open on Saturday 25 October.

Admission charges

Adult £8
Adult (Local Resident*) £3
Children 5–16 yrs £3.50
Children (Local Resident*) 5–16 yrs £1.50
Family ticket (max 5 people – up to 2 adults) £20
Local Resident Family* ticket
(max 5 people – up to 2 adults) £8
Concessions (ID Required) £5.50
Students, Registered Disabled, Unemployed.
Art Fund £4
Group entry (10 or more people) £5.50 per person
Members / Carers for registered disabled / Under 5's - Free

First Tuesdays - On the first Tuesday of each month entry is free for all from 4-8pm.

Getting there

GPS Codes
50.8559455871582
0.59424501657486

Parking
There are a number of public car parks in Hastings within easy walking distance of the Gallery. Full details can be found on Hastings Borough Council website.

Nearby car parks include:

Castle Hill Road Car Park

Pelham Place Car Park

Rock a Nore Car Park

Travelling by Bus
Hastings and St Leonards are served by the Stagecoach bus company, who run regular services from nearby towns and villages.

Travelling by Rail
There are regular train services that run from London Victoria and London Charing Cross to Hastings. Direct trains to Hastings from Brighton and Ashford International run twice an hour.

Alfred Wallis, Two Boats, 1930

Jerwood Collection

Since the Foundation’s purchase in 1993 of From my Window at Ditchling by Sir Frank Brangwyn, the Jerwood Foundation’s collection has grown steadily in stature and importance to include around two hundred British oil paintings and works on paper.

The Collection’s core areas are figurative and abstract works from between the First World War and the 1960s, and contemporary works by artists associated with Jerwood, including several winners of the Jerwood Painting Prize such as Craigie Aitchison, Maggi Hambling and Prunella Clough.

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Sir Quentin Blake

Quentin Blake: Artists on the Beach

  • 19 July — 15 October 2014 *on now

The exhibition of drawings will playfully explore the stories of artists in the collection from Sickert to Wallis.

Accompanying the display will be a new gallery guide ‘Artists on the Beach: A Jerwood Gallery Notebook’, illustrated by Quentin Blake, which will be on sale in the gallery shop.

The exhibition is part of the summer Jerwood Drawing Festival, which also includes a special exhibition Drawn Together: Artist as Selector. There will be a number of special drawing events and workshops throughout the summer for both adults and children.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Please see our website for information about our admission prices.

Website

http://www.jerwoodgallery.org

Lisa Milroy

Drawn Together: Artist as Selector

  • 19 July — 15 October 2014 *on now

The artists included in the show have all been selectors for the Jerwood Drawing Prize. The exhibition celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the prize, which is the largest and longest running annual open exhibition dedicated to drawing in the UK.

Drawn Together: Artist as Selector will feature work by Graham Crowley, Estelle Thompson, Anthony Green, Deanna Petherbridge, Peter de Francia, Timothy Hyman, Eileen Cooper RA, Alexander Moffatt, Cornelia Parker RA, Ken Currie, William Feaver, Anita Taylor, Basil Beattie RA, Stephen Farthing, Sarah Simblet, Jason Brooks, Yvonne Crossley, Paul Thomas, Tony Bevan RA, Tania Kovats, Emma Talbot, Rachel Whiteread, Lisa Milroy RA, and Michael Craig-Martin RA.

Drawn Together: Artist as Selector has been curated by Professor Anita Taylor.

Jerwood Drawing Prize is led by Drawing Projects UK, with the support of Jerwood Charitable Foundation and in association with Bath Spa University.

The exhibition is part of the summer Jerwood Drawing Festival, which also includes a special display of works by Sir Quentin Blake. There will be a number of special drawing events and workshops throughout the summer for both adults and children.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Please visit our website for information on our admission prices.

Website

http://www.jerwoodgallery.org

Jake & Dinos Chapman

Jake & Dinos Chapman: In the Realm of the Unmentionable

  • 25 October 2014 — 7 January 2015

A major exhibition of new work by Jake and Dinos Chapman, whose provocative and confrontational art continues to shock and awe. The brothers' darkly comic take on consumer culture brings us face to face with issues of Western identity and with human mortality.

This exhibition is being crowdfunded through the Art Fund's 'Art Happens' project.

Admission

Please visit our website for information about admission prices.

Website

http://www.jerwoodgallery.org

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
JDF

Drawing with Scissors with Abigail Hunt

  • 20 September 2014 11:30am-4:30pm *on now

Join artist Abigail Hunt on Saturday 20 September and explore drawing through collage, using found images to create your own multi-textured art work.

11.30am-1.30pm
£15 per child
Suitable for 5-11yrs.

2.30pm-4.30pm
£15 per person
Suitable for adults.

Booking is essential as places are limited. To book, please call 01424 728377.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Admission

£15

Getting there

GPS Codes
50.8559455871582
0.59424501657486

Parking
There are a number of public car parks in Hastings within easy walking distance of the Gallery. Full details can be found on Hastings Borough Council website.

Nearby car parks include:

Castle Hill Road Car Park

Pelham Place Car Park

Rock a Nore Car Park

Travelling by Bus
Hastings and St Leonards are served by the Stagecoach bus company, who run regular services from nearby towns and villages.

Travelling by Rail
There are regular train services that run from London Victoria and London Charing Cross to Hastings. Direct trains to Hastings from Brighton and Ashford International run twice an hour.

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