Hove Museum and Art Gallery

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In addition Hove Museum & Art Gallery’s key permanent collections of Toys, Film, Local History, Paintings and Contemporary Craft have been redisplayed.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery

Opening hours

Mon, Tue & Thu-Sat 10.00-17.00
Sun 14.00-17.00

Closed: Wed

Admission charges

Free admission

Part of Brighton & Hove Museums' Designated Collection of Decorative Art, which you can also see at Preston Manor, Brighton Museum & Art Gallery and Brighton Pavilion, is on display here. Please contact Brighton Museums for more information if you wish to see a specific item.

The collections of decorative arts include the Regency furniture and silver-gilt displayed in the Royal Pavilion, the Macquoid furniture at Preston Manor, the Willett Collection of ceramics illustrating popular history, and outstanding holdings of British and European 20th century decorative design and craft.

Collection details

Toys and Hobbies, Social History, Fine Art, Film and Media, Decorative and Applied Art, Costume and Textiles

Key artists and exhibits

  • Designated Collection
Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Aliens, Zombies and Monsters! The Weird World of Aaron Blecha

  • 10 February — 4 September 2018

Popular children’s writer and illustrator, Aaron Blecha reveals the tricks of his trade in this fun display.

The Hove-based creator is best-known for books like Goodnight, Grizzle Grump! and the Shark School series and in this display will give museum visitors a peek into the process behind his work – starting from initial ideas and doodles to creating characters and finished books.

Come and meet the characters of Aaron Blecha’s weird world!

Suitable for

  • Any age
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.

Picture Time and Story

  • 31 March 2016 — 31 March 3016 *on now

Use craft materials to make a picture based on things you can find in the museum and listen to a story.

Admission

£2 per child, drop-in. 2-5 years. Please note: A ‘first come, first served’ policy is in operation for drop-in sessions and events that do not require pre-booking.

Website

http://brightonmuseums.org.uk/hove/whats-on/#!picture-time-and-story-4

Hove Museum and Art Gallery
19 New Church Road
Brighton & Hove
East Sussex
BN3 4AB
England

Website

www.brightonmuseums.org.uk

E-mail

visitor.services@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Telephone

03000 290900

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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