Talks, tours & events

Art Store Tour

Sun 27 May | 12-1pm

Guided by one of our knowledgeable gallery team, you will learn about the story of Towner’s impressive art collection, from the original Victorian bequest to recent acquisitions of works by contemporary artists.

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Eastbourne Sketchers

Sat 2 Jun | 2.30pm-4.30pm

Eastbourne Sketchers is a free group run by members of the community for people who love to sketch from real life. Everyone is welcome, artist or beginner, we can all learn from and be inspired by each other.

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Artist Talk: Mishka Henner

Sat 2 Jun | 2pm

At Altitude artist Mishka Henner creates works that are composed of hundreds of high-resolution satellite images. He joins us for a discussion on how his work explores the role of photography in the digital age.

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Open Ended

Tue 5 Jun | 10.00am - 12.00pm

A monthly exploration of our collection and exhibitions designed to support those with memory loss.

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Art Store Tour

Sun 10 Jun | 12-1pm

Guided by one of our knowledgeable gallery team, you will learn about the story of Towner’s impressive art collection, from the original Victorian bequest to recent acquisitions of works by contemporary artists.

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Screen Talk: Into the Air – Early Aviation on Film

Sat 16 Jun | 1.00pm

Dr. Frank Gray, Director at Screen Archive South East at the University of Brighton, presents an illustrated lecture on early aviation and the moving image, exploring many different aspects of flight – as a mode of transport, as an expression of adventure and wonder and as a war machine.

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Film: A Matter of Life and Death

Sat 16 Jun | 3pm

A Second World War bomber pilot survives jumping out of his stricken plane without a parachute and falls in love with the radio operator he spoke to during the fateful flight. A heavenly messenger is sent to tell him he should have died and that his presence is required in the afterlife, but he remains determined to continue his life on Earth and insists on a trial to resolve the issue.

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Perspectives on… Charles Bartlett

Sat 16 Jun | 2.30pm

In this special event Eastbourne gallery owner Emma Mason talks to Olwen Jones, the widow of the respected painter/printmaker Charles Bartlett (1921–2014). Includes a visit into our art store to see Bartlett’s prints in the Towner Collection.

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Art Store Tour

Sun 24 Jun | 12-1pm

Guided by one of our knowledgeable gallery team, you will learn about the story of Towner’s impressive art collection, from the original Victorian bequest to recent acquisitions of works by contemporary artists.

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