Talks, tours & events

Art Store Tours

Sun 8 Mar - Sun 19 Apr | Alternate Sundays 12pm

These hour-long guided tours offer a fascinating and engaging introduction to Towner’s impressive art Collection.


The Sea – Lunchtime Concert

Thu 12 Mar | 12pm

The sea has long been an inspiration to composers and writers alike. Surrounded by John Virtue’s dramatic seascapes, this lunchtime performance by a fine duo and a small group of singers, led by Elizabeth Muir Lewis, in our Exhibition gallery will feature a variety of songs and poetry inspired by the sea.


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Families, children & young people

Tiny Towner

Tue 3 Mar - Tue 5 May | 11am - 1pm

Tiny Towner is a free drop-in for under 5s held every week. Bring your little artists to play & get creative with our new art resources.


Tiny Towner Bookable Sessions

Thu 19 Mar | 10.30am - 12pm

Facilitated creative sessions for under 5s led by staff from Towner and Eastbourne Library. 12 spaces per session.


Art Relay! Childrens’ workshop sessions

Mon 6 Apr - Fri 10 Apr |

Over the Easter school holidays, families and children will have the chance to make art with a range of tools including animation, video, photography, sound, text, collage, drawing and 3D modelling.


Artist network

Blue Monkey Exchange: Artists Residencies

Thu 19 Mar | 6-8pm

Following on from their Shared Space Residency last year, Blue Monkey Network has invited their Shared Space artists to talk about their residency experience. This will include how they were able to develop their work, how they worked alongside each other and the longer term effects of the residency on their practices.