Talks, tours & events

Art Store Tours

Sun 19 Apr - Sun 12 Jul | Alternate Sundays 12pm

These hour-long guided tours offer a fascinating and engaging introduction to Towner’s impressive art Collection.


Moving Image Student Take-Over

Fri 1 May | 7-10pm

An evening of film and video installations and performances from staff and students of the BA (Hons) Moving Image course at University of Brighton. The course is a film and […]


Howard’s End (1992)

Sun 3 May | 3pm

Acclaimed Merchant-Ivory adaptation of E.M. Forster’s tale of British class tension stars a stellar cast including Emma Thompson and Anthony Hopkins. The film tells the subtle story of the crisscrossing paths of the privileged and those they disdain–and pair of remarkable women. Free – […]


Open Ended

Tue 5 May | 10AM - 12PM

This is a groundbreaking initiative for people with memory problems and their carers – developed jointly between Towner and Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. Open Ended provides participants […]


Teacher Twilights

Tue 12 May | 4-6.30pm

Our Teacher Twilights run once per term and will give you a chance to meet the team at Towner and take a closer look at our exhibitions and […]


Virginia Woolf and Sussex

Wed 13 May | 2.30pm

This event is now sold out – please call the welcome desk on 01323 434670 to add your name to the reserve list. A talk will be given […]


A Radical View – Curator’s Walk & Talk

Thu 14 May | 12.30pm

Join Sara Cooper, Head of Collections, as she takes you through Collection Display, A Radical View. The abstract painter William Gear (1915–1997) was Towner’s curator from 1958 until 1964. During […]


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