Families & children

Tiny Towner

Tue 30 Dec - Tue 15 Dec | 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.

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Tiny Towner Bookable Sessions

Thu 22 Jan - Thu 19 Mar | 10.30am - 12pm

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

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Half-term Screening: Ponyo (2008)

Tue 17 Feb | 11am

Inspired by Hans Christian Anderson’s The Little Mermaid, Japanese animation Ponyo tells the fantastical story of a young and eager goldfish and her quest to become a human.

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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.

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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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Still Life in Sticky Tape

Fri 20 Feb | 11am-1pm & 2-4pm

Looking at various still life images from the Collection for inspiration, we will use household objects, take a surface cast in sticky tape and work together to create parts of a large tape still life.

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Art Relay! Childrens’ workshop sessions

Tue 7 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.

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