Talks, tours & events

Curator’s Walk & Talk

Thu 1 Mar | 2 pm

Collections Curator, Karen Taylor will give an informal tour of Inhabit: Composing settings from the Towner Collection, discussing the works and how the settings within Inhabit were conceived. Gain […]


Eastbourne Sketchers

Sat 3 Mar | 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.


The Loops – New Cinematic Work

Sat 3 Mar | Throughout gallery opening hours

A set of looped work throughout the day including Driftwood’s ‘ROAD’, an immersive film of the American SW roadtrip described by the New Scientist as “something effortless and intuitive, a sense of being in some athletic ‘zone’ where self and world are one. This is the fabled freedom of the road that car companies promised us but could never quite deliver.”


Art Store Tour

Sun 4 Mar | 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.


Brighton Rock

Sun 4 Mar | 5pm

Simmering with violence, Brighton Rock concerns itself not with cheery holiday makers but the sinister underbelly of the seaside town between the wars. One of the greatest […]


Open Ended

Tue 6 Mar | 10.00am - 12.00pm

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


Eames: The Architect & The Painter

Sat 10 Mar | 2pm

Insightfully narrated by James Franco, this is the first film to be made about the steadfastly private design power-couple Charles and Ray Eames since their deaths.


Revealed: Unseen gifts…

Thu 15 Mar | 2 pm

Be amongst the first to see new gifts to the Towner Collection. Sara Cooper, Head of Collections, will discuss recent donations to the Collection. This free talk […]


Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict

Sat 17 Mar | 2pm

Peggy Guggenheim, niece of Solomon Guggenheim (founder of the New York gallery) and heiress to her family’s fortune, was one of the major collectors of the modern art movement.


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