Chance to shape Hastings museum’s future

Hastings Museum keeper of exhibitions Susan Ward SUS-150325-161402001
Hastings Museum keeper of exhibitions Susan Ward SUS-150325-161402001

The public will have a chance to shape the future of Hastings Museum and Art Gallery in a series of consultations this month.

Social enterprise Culture Shift is working with the museum and gallery to find out what people think about them to inform its future plans.

Sharon Haward and Catherine Orbach from the group will be leading a series of informal tours and creative feedback sessions both on site and in Priory Meadow.

The first event is for people who use the museum regularly to ensure their voice is represented in any new thinking about the museum on Saturday, October 10, from 2pm to 4pm at the museum.

Culture Shift say it will be fun, offer an opportunity to meet others that value the museum, and provide creative and engaging ways to record ideas.

The second event is for those who might not be familiar with the museum or may not have visited before.

It will take place on Tuesday, October 20, from 1pm to 3pm at the museum.

This session is an opportunity to have a look around and take part in a broader session exploring what is there now and how the museum can be more accessible to more people in the town.

Tea and cake provided will be provided at both.

The third event will take place in Priory Meadow on Sunday, October 18, from 10am to 4pm and everyone is welcome to come along and contribute their ideas to the future of the museum.

To book your place or if you need help with transport contact Catherine by emailing or call 07796 306995.

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