Free admission

Talks, tours & events

TWIXT TWO WORLDS – An Ambient Evening

Fri 31 October 8pm –11pm

Join us for an alternative Halloween event, inspired by our current exhibition Twixt Two Worlds and curated by artists from Anti-Ghost Moon Ray Collective. More details »

Jarman Award Shortlisted Artist Talk: John Akomfrah

Sun 2 November 2pm

John Akomfrah will be talking about the development of his work and his 2012 film Peripeteia. More details »

Collection Store Tours

Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 November 3-4pm

Join a tour and learn all about how the thousands of artworks in our collection are stored and conserved with one of our knowledgeable and friendly members of staff. More details »

Open Ended

Tuesday 4 November 10am-12pm

An exploration of our collection for people with memory problems and their carers – developed by Towner and Sussex Partnership Foundation NHS Trust. More details »

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Families, children & young people

Tiny Towner

Tuesday 4 November 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.  More details »

Make a Spectre of Yourself

Fri 31 October 11am & 2.30pm

Come to Towner this Halloween dressed up in your scariest disguise for a workshop creating creepy images with photographer Elizabeth Doak. More details »

Tiny Towner Bookable Sessions

Thurs 20 Nov, 18 Dec, 2015: 22 Jan, 26 Feb, 19 Mar

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

Frames of Mind workshop: Knitted Puppets & Stop Motion Animation

Sat 6 December 11am-1pm

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Artist network

Curious Salon – a discussion event with artists from Curious Projects gallery

Wednesday 26 November 6 – 8pm

Join us for a salon-style debate, in the form of a serious but informal group discussion about the role of artist-led spaces, from tiny spaces like the Curious Projects gallery through to well-established, influential galleries such as Castlefield Gallery in Manchester. More details »