Talks, tours & events

Art Store Tours

Sun 11 Jan - Sun 19 Apr | Alternate Sundays 12pm

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


Open Ended

Tue 3 Feb - Tue 3 Mar | 10am - 12pm

An exploration of our collection for people with memory problems and their carers – developed by Towner and Sussex Partnership Foundation NHS Trust.


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 […]


Half-term Screening: Ponyo (2008)

Wed 18 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.


Swandown & Edgeland Mutter (plus Q&A)

Fri 27 Feb | 7.30pm

Swandown, a film by artist and filmmaker Andrew Kötting and writer Iain Sinclair, follows the duo as they pedal a swan pedalo from Hastings down the River Thames to Hackney.


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