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.

Animals in the Frame

  • 21 September 2015 — 31 March 2016 *on now

Animals both domestic and wild are featured in this exhibition of paintings from the collection of the Royal Pavilion & Museums. In this family friendly
exhibition artists have captured aspects of our relationship with animals, whether it is admiration for the majesty of a stag or exactly why dogs are known as man’s best friend.

The show is supported with audio description and gallery activities so come
along and join in the fun.

This autumn Hove Museum is all about animals. Drop in and draw, follow a trail or join a workshop!

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free admission

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.

Arty Crafty Club

  • 13 February 2016 10:30-11:45am
  • 12 March 2016 10:30-11:45am
  • 16 April 2016 10:30-11:45am

Be inspired by an object in the museum and construct, draw, paint or print and learn about other making methods.

Suitable for

  • Especially for children

Admission

£5, members £4, book in advance. You can buy tickets by telephoning the Events Booking line on 03000 290902 (Mon-Fri) or in person at any of our venues.

Website

http://brightonmuseums.org.uk/hove/whats-on/#!arty-crafty-club

Picture Time and Story

  • 25 February 2016 10am-12pm
  • 3 March 2016 10am-12pm
  • 10 March 2016 10am-12pm
  • 17 March 2016 10am-12pm
  • 24 March 2016 10am-12pm
  • 31 March 2016 — 31 March 3016
  • 7 April 2016 10am-12pm
  • 14 April 2016 10am-12pm
  • 21 April 2016 10am-12pm

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

Stories and Tails

  • 15 — 16 February 2016 10am-5pm
  • 18 — 19 February 2016 10am-5pm

This half-term we are exploring animal tails with tail trails, books and drawing in the galleries, lots of fun for all the family.

Suitable for ages up to 8 years.

Suitable for

  • Especially for children

Website

http://brightonmuseums.org.uk/hove/whats-on/#!stories-and-tails

Make a Tail

  • 16 February 2016
  • 18 — 19 February 2016

Join our half-term workshop and paint, build, weave and plait a tail of your own. What animal does your tail belong too? Maybe make the animal too!

There are two sessions per day: 10.30am-12pm & 1.30-3pm

Suitable for ages 3-8 years.

Admission

£2 per child, drop-in.

Website

http://brightonmuseums.org.uk/hove/whats-on/#!make-a-tail

Easter Activities

  • 29 March 2016 10am-5pm
  • 31 March — 1 April 2016
  • 4 — 5 April 2016 10am-5pm

Drop in to Hove Museum this Easter for lots of fun activities for all the family including Easter trails, drawing and creating.

Suitable for ages up to 8 years.

Suitable for

  • Especially for children

Website

http://brightonmuseums.org.uk/discover/events/event/easter-activities/

Baskets, Bonnets and Bunny Ears

  • 29 March 2016 10:30am-3pm
  • 31 March 2016 10:30am-3pm
  • 5 April 2016 10:30am-3pm
  • 7 April 2016 10:30am-3pm

Can you make a crazy bonnet or maybe some bunny ears? Get creative in our sticking, making and painting workshop this Easter.

Suitable for ages 3-8 years.

Suitable for

  • Especially for children

Admission

£2 per child, drop-in.

Website

http://brightonmuseums.org.uk/discover/events/event/baskets-bonnets-and-bunny-ears/

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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