Talks, tours & events

Film: The Party

Thu 19 Jul | 2.00pm

Janet (Kristen Scott Thomas) has just been appointed to a key ministerial position in the shadow cabinet, she and her husband Bill (Timothy Spall) invite a handful of friends over to celebrate but things go seriously awry when Bill makes an announcement that upends the whole affair.

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Film: Loving Vincent

Sat 21 Jul | 2.00pm

The first ever painted film, Loving Vincent revisits the last days of van Gogh’s life, exploring the mysterious circumstances around his death. Each frame was painstakingly hand painted from live-action footage, to create this immersive, experimental animation. 65,000 frames were painted by 125 artists, who worked on the project for six years. Referencing over 100 of van Gogh’s paintings, the film brings his portrait subjects to life, shimmering and swirling, in a feature-length loving pastiche of the painter’s work.

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Foreign Language: In Between

Sat 21 Jul - Sun 22 Jul | 21 July, 4.30pm & 22 July, 2.00pm

Spiky, sharp and funny, first-time filmmaker Maysaloun Hamoud’s In Between tells the story of three Palestinian women living together in Tel Aviv, feeling out their roles as women. Navigating modernity and tradition—arranged marriages, queer desires, smoking, drinking and experimenting with drugs are all up for negotiation.

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Art Store Tour

Sun 22 Jul | 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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Film: Loving Vincent

Sun 22 Jul | 4.30pm

The first ever painted film, Loving Vincent revisits the last days of van Gogh’s life, exploring the mysterious circumstances around his death. Each frame was painstakingly hand painted from live-action footage, to create this immersive, experimental animation. 65,000 frames were painted by 125 artists, who worked on the project for six years. Referencing over 100 of van Gogh’s paintings, the film brings his portrait subjects to life, shimmering and swirling, in a feature-length loving pastiche of the painter’s work.

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Film: Loving Vincent

Thu 26 Jul | 2.00pm

The first ever painted film, Loving Vincent revisits the last days of van Gogh’s life, exploring the mysterious circumstances around his death. Each frame was painstakingly hand painted from live-action footage, to create this immersive, experimental animation. 65,000 frames were painted by 125 artists, who worked on the project for six years. Referencing over 100 of van Gogh’s paintings, the film brings his portrait subjects to life, shimmering and swirling, in a feature-length loving pastiche of the painter’s work.

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Perspectives on… Alfred Wallis

Sat 28 Jul | 11.00am

Towner's permanent Collection includes several works by Alfred Wallis (1855 - 1942), a master mariner and later a self-taught artist who lived most of his life in Cornwall. View his work in close detail and learn more about his life and unique style.

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Film: Maudie

Sat 28 Jul | 2.00pm

Based on the true story of Nova Scotian outsider artist Maud Lewis, whose appealingly naive paintings became a hit, celebrated in the press (during the 1970s, two paintings were ordered by the White House during Richard Nixon’s presidency). Canada’s most well-known folk artist is portrayed with warmth by Sally Hawkins. Opposite her, playing Maud’s husband Everett Lewis is a gruff, guttural Ethan Hawke.

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Documentary: Advanced Style

Sat 28 Jul - Sun 29 Jul | 28 July, 4.30pm / 29 July, 2.00pm

Advanced Style explores the lives of seven unique New Yorkers, aged between 62 and 95, whose playful approach to personal style defies traditional expectations of beauty, fashion and aging. Director Lina Plioplyte took Ari Seth Cohen’s street style blog of the same name as a starting point for this delightful documentary and the result is a joyful explosion of colour and experimentation.

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I ♥ Eastbourne

Sat 28 Jul - Sun 29 Jul | 2.00 to 4.00pm

Join us to express why you love Eastbourne with graphic artist Maja Jones. Inspired by our current Arts Council Collection exhibition At Altitude, create seaside collectibles, play with typography and let the world know your passion for our town.

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