Talks, tours & events

Drawn to the Page

Sat 7 Feb | 10am-1pm

Explore Towner’s contemporary exhibition with writer and artist Wendy Ann Greenhalgh as your guide. Fun and revealing creative writing exercises in prose, poetry or autobiography will get […]


Perspectives on…Alfred Wallis

Sat 14 Feb | 2pm

Towner’s permanent Collection includes many marine views and nautical themes, among them several works by Alfred Wallis (1855-1942), a master mariner and later a self-taught artist who […]


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Families, children & young people

Tiny Towner Bookable Sessions

Thu 18 Dec - Thu 19 Mar | 10.30am - 12pm

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


Wave Forms

Thu 19 Feb | 2-4pm

Using John Virtue’s exhibition as inspiration, we will explore drawing and 3D model-making that capture the sea’s power, movement, shapes and rhythm.


Seashells on the Seashore

Thu 19 Feb | 11am-1pm

Inspired by the walks John Virtue made along the North Norfolk shoreline, we will create a group of drawings inspired by the shapes, surfaces and patterns we see in shells and stones collected from the shore.


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Artist network

Out of Hours: Twixt Two Worlds

Thu 18 Dec | 6 – 8pm

For their December event, Blue Monkey Network take advantage of an out of hours viewing of Towner’s current exhibition, Twixt Two Worlds.


Contemporary art: history and ideas

Sun 8 Mar - Sun 22 Mar | 10.40am-4.40pm

Join Dr Emilia Terracciano as she takes you on a journey that will deepen your knowledge and understanding of contemporary visual culture.