Talks, tours & events

Art Store Tour

Sun 23 Dec | 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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It’s a Wonderful Life
Extra screening due to demand!

Sun 23 Dec | 11.00am & 2.00pm

Starring James Stewart at his most charming, the film follows George Bailey, a man who has dedicated his life to helping other, and whose thoughts of ending it all on Christmas Eve earn him a visit from his guardian angel, Clarence Odbody.

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First Man

Thu 27 Dec | 2.00pm

On the heels of their six-time Academy Award-winning smash, La La Land, Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling reteam for First Man, the riveting story behind the first manned mission to the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the decade leading to the historic Apollo 11 flight.

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First Man

Sat 29 Dec | 4.00pm

On the heels of their six-time Academy Award-winning smash, La La Land, Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling reteam for First Man, the riveting story behind the first manned mission to the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the decade leading to the historic Apollo 11 flight.

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The Nightmare Before Christmas

Sat 29 Dec | 2.00pm

Jack Skellington, beloved Pumpkin King of Halloweentown, after growing tired of the annual scares of Halloween, is delighted to stumble across the bright lights of Christmastown. Setting out to cause chaos and gain control of the winter holiday, he plans to kidnap Santa Claus and take on the role himself with disastrous results.

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First Man

Sun 30 Dec | 4.30pm

On the heels of their six-time Academy Award-winning smash, La La Land, Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling reteam for First Man, the riveting story behind the first manned mission to the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the decade leading to the historic Apollo 11 flight.

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The Apartment

Sun 30 Dec | 2.00pm

Jack Lemon stars opposite Shirley MacLaine in Billy Wilder’s holiday classic. Insurance worker CC Baxter, dreaming of climbing the corporate ladder, lends his Upper West Side apartment to company bosses to use for extramarital affairs.

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Widows

Sat 5 Jan | 1.30pm & 4.30pm

Turner Prize-winning artist turned Academy Award-winning director, Steve McQueen, returns with this heist caper starring Viola Davis.

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Art Store Tour

Sun 6 Jan | 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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The Dead

Sun 6 Jan | 2.00pm

Based on the short story by James Joyce, which appeared in his short works collection, The Dubliners, The Dead was the last film made by legendary filmmaker John Huston (The Maltese Falcon, The African Queen), released shortly after his death in 1987.

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