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 […]


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.


The Sea – Lunchtime Concert

Thu 12 Mar | 12pm

The sea has long been an inspiration to composers and writers alike. Surrounded by John Virtue’s dramatic seascapes, this lunchtime performance by a fine duo and a small group of singers, led by Elizabeth Muir Lewis, in our Exhibition gallery will feature a variety of songs and poetry inspired by the sea.


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