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    My Vital Life - Laetitia Yhap Watercolour Paintings & Drawings from the 70's to the 80's - 20 May 2021
    My Vital Life - Laetitia Yhap Watercolour Paintings & Drawings from the 70's to the 80's
    20 May 2021
    02 January 2022
    Following a false start to the year which led to a digital version of Laetitia Y...
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    Crossings: Community and Refuge - 10 September 2021
    Crossings: Community and Refuge
    10 September 2021
    05 December 2021
    Engaging audiences in questions of identity, belonging and sharing our world, th...
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    Open Draw Crossings: Community and Refuge - 31 October 2021
    Open Draw Crossings: Community and Refuge
    31 October 2021
    14:00 - 16:00
    Be inspired by Crossings: Community and Refuge to draw, write or create your own...
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    Origami Making Session with Mark Daniels - 06 November 2021
    Origami Making Session with Mark Daniels
    06 November 2021
    10:00 - 12:30
    Join artist Mark Daniels at our drop-in origami workshop, and reflect on the the...
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    Origami Making Session with Mark Daniels - 06 November 2021
    Origami Making Session with Mark Daniels
    06 November 2021
    14:00 - 16:30
    Join artist Mark Daniels at our drop-in origami workshop, and reflect on the th...
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    Highlight Tour Crossings: Community and refuge - 11 November 2021
    Highlight Tour Crossings: Community and refuge
    11 November 2021
    11:30 - 12:30
    Delve deeper into Crossings: Community and Refuge with a member of the curatoria...
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    Open Draw Crossings: Community and Refuge - 28 November 2021
    Open Draw Crossings: Community and Refuge
    28 November 2021
    14:00 - 16:00
    Be inspired by Crossings: Community and Refuge to draw, write or create your own...
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    We're here, we're queer
    We're here, we're queer
    Hastings Queer History Collective, 2021 The Hastings Queer History Colle...
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    What’s in the Box? - Exploring Natural Science Collections
    What’s in the Box? - Exploring Natural Science Collections
    What's in the Box? is a museum collections based community engagement project ...
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    My Vital Life – Laetitia Yhap at 80
    My Vital Life – Laetitia Yhap at 80
    My Vital Life - Laetitia Yhap at 80 My Vital Life is a celebration of the ...
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    Collections Research and Enquiries
    Collections Research and Enquiries
    On this page you will find out about: - The Local Studies Room - How to m...
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    Archaeology
    Archaeology
    The Museum has a large Archaeological collection including around 2,500 flints...
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    The Brassey Family & Their Collection
    The Brassey Family & Their Collection
    The Brasseys were an influential family in Hastings in the second half of the ...
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    Native North Americans
    Native North Americans
    Hastings Museum and Art Gallery has a fantastic collection from Nati...
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    Grey Owl
    Grey Owl
    'GREY OWL WAS NOT A RED INDIAN - HE WAS A SUSSEX MAN!'  This was the head...
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    Other World Art
    Other World Art
    Hastings Museum & Art Gallery has objects from every continent covering 4,...
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    Dinosaurs and Other Fossils
    Dinosaurs and Other Fossils
    The Museum has around 1,400 fossils of plants and animals, mostly from the loc...
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    The Hastings Rarities Affair
    The Hastings Rarities Affair
    In August 1962, the ornithological journal ‘British Birds’ published two artic...
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    Archives, Local & Social History
    Archives, Local & Social History
    Around two-thirds of Hastings Museum & Art Gallery's collections are made ...
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    John Logie Baird
    John Logie Baird
    John Logie Baird doesn't have his own gallery but he is featured in ...
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    James And Decimus Burton
    James And Decimus Burton
    Hastings Museum holds an extensive collection of over 300 architectural drawin...
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    Robert Tressell
    Robert Tressell
    Robert Tressell wrote "The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists" in Hastings bet...
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    Fine Art
    Fine Art
    Since the end of the 18th century, Hastings has inspired generations of artist...
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    Decorative Arts
    Decorative Arts
    The Decorative Arts collection at Hastings Museum & Art Gallery contains o...
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    Ethnographic Imaginings
    Ethnographic Imaginings
    Acclaimed poets John Agard, Grace Nichols & Imtiaz Dharker were commi...
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    Schools
    Schools
    Visiting museums and handling historic artefacts enhances learning...
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    Loan Boxes
    Loan Boxes
    Access to artefacts brings history and culture to life.  Handling and inv...
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    Arts Award Discover
    Arts Award Discover
    Your family can do Arts Award Discover with us and it’s free for the first...
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    Museums and Schools
    Museums and Schools
    "All children and young people should have the chance to visit and be inspired...
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    LEGO® Education
    LEGO® Education
    Hastings has a proud history of inspiring scientists, adventurers and inventor...
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    Artsmark Partner
    Artsmark Partner
    Why Artsmark? Artsmark is the only creative quality standard for schools ...
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    Visit the Museum
    Visit the Museum
    Usually, we are open all year round with free entry and free parking. On this ...
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    Get Involved
    Get Involved
    On this page you will find out about: how to Volunteer with us Work Experi...
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    Weddings, Ceremonies & Hires
    Weddings, Ceremonies & Hires
    On this page you will find information about: The Venue Weddings and Cer...
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    Join the Museum Association
    Join the Museum Association
    The Hastings & St Leonards Museum Association was formed in 1889 and is be...
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    Our Work
    Our Work
    Our work can be divided into five areas: collections development, exhibitions,...
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    Plan your visit and book a free ticket
    Plan your visit and book a free ticket
    We want your visit to be as enjoyable and as safe as always. Opening hours ...
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    Hastings Digital Museum
    Hastings Digital Museum
    Hastings Digital Museum is continuing on our Twitter, Facebook and Instag...
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    Contact us
    Contact our staff at the museum
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