Free admission

Talks, tours & events

Collection Store Tours

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 September 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 »

Pierdom Artist Talk - Simon Roberts

28 October 12.30-1.30pm

Photographer Simon Roberts will give a talk about his current display Pierdom at Tower, as well as his photographic practice and the work he has made over the past decade exploring idea of the British landscape. More details »

Families, children & young people

Tiny Towner Bookable Sessions

Thurs 25 Sept, 23 Oct, 20 Nov, 18 Dec

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

Tiny Towner

Tuesday 16 September 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 »

Free family drop-in

Every Saturday and Sunday, and weekdays during school holidays

Art materials and family learning booklets are available in our Art Box activity room (or in an alternative space if Art Box is unavailable – please ask at the Welcome Desk). Families are encouraged to get creative and make some art of their own, inspired by the exhibitions on show! There is no charge for use of our family drop-in. More details »

Artist network

Introducing… 5 X 5, five Sussex artists talk about their work for 5 minutes each.

Wednesday 17 September 6 – 8pm

This popular event provides an opportunity for our five presenters to brush up on their presentation skills, and a chance for artists to get to know each other better and explore the breadth and diversity of artistic practice in the region. More details »

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 »