Free admission

Families & children

Tiny Towner

Tuesday 25 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 »

Frames of Mind workshop: Knitted Puppets & Stop Motion Animation

Sat 6 December 11am-1pm

This drop-in workshop is suitable for age 3+ The Frames of Mind exhibition will feature life-sized knitted puppets, UV-lit sets and knitted circuitry, created by adults with mental health issues, who were encouraged to ‘show the world inside their head’. The project seeks to shatter the myth that everyone with a mental health issues is ‘weird’ and invites views to take a […] More details »

Frames of Mind launch event

Tuesday 2 December 12pm-3pm

The launch of Frames of Minds exhibition and workshops at Towner. More details »

Frames of Mind workshop: Knitted Puppets & Stop Motion Animation

Sun 7 December 2pm-4pm

This drop-in workshop is suitable for age 3+ The Frames of Mind exhibition will feature life-sized knitted puppets, UV-lit sets and knitted circuitry, created by adults with mental health issues, who were encouraged to ‘show the world inside their head’. The project seeks to shatter the myth that everyone with a mental health issues is ‘weird’ and invites views to take a fresh […] More details »

Frames of Mind workshop: Build a Puppet from Aluminium Wire & Balsa Wood

Sat 13 December 11am-1pm

Recovery Partners, a peer-led mental health organisation, will run a ‘Living Exhibit’ during each session in one half of the room. This will be a live conversation between two people who have experienced mental health issues where the public are invited to ask them questions.  The Living Exhibit may not be suitable for young children. Children need to be accompanied by […] More details »

Frames of Mind workshop: UV Animation

Sun 14 December 2pm-4pm

Led by guest animator Lee Shearman. Limited spaces – please book in advance. Suitable for age 7+ Recovery Partners, a peer-led mental health organisation, will run a ‘Living Exhibit’ during each session in one half of the room. This will be a live conversation between two people who have experienced mental health issues where the public are invited to ask them questions. […] More details »

Tiny Towner Bookable Sessions

Thurs 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 »

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 »