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Newhaven Open Call

  • The Ship Hotel 6, High Street Newhaven BN9 9PE (map)


Newhaven Open Call is an artist led initiative inviting local people and visitors to the area to make art about Newhaven.

The idea is for anyone to make art, in any medium, based on their personal experience of being in the town, responding to places, artefacts, nature or social and political agendas. Engage with the location and make Art!

Please read below for supporting workshop on July 27th at Newhaven Museum

Please read the guidelines fully. We want you to enter something NEW and not work that already exists ~ WE WILL ONLY ACCEPT NEW WORK

For an artist, perhaps it’s an opportunity to do something different. Maybe collaborate?

Work from each participant will be selected for the final exhibition which is to be held in rooms at The Ship Hotel in Newhaven during August and September and is an Artwave event.

There will be workshops and drawing events during the Summer to help those who may not have access to Art education, are less familiar with making art, want to make connections or need some help with ideas.


Printed guidelines with a map can also be collected from the Lewes and Seaford Tourist Information shops, Newhaven Town Council office in Fort Road and the Newhaven Museum at Paradise Park – please check opening times

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Drawing event at Newhaven Museum

A drop in drawing event for ANYONE who wishes to take part – just come along - we provide materials and you draw from the museum collection. Entry £3 payable to the museum. 11am. – 3pm.

Newhaven Museum, Paradise Park, BN9 0DH

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