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Current exhibitions

2014 Jarman Award Shortlist Touring Programme

11 October - 2 November

The Jarman Award Touring Programme presents a selection of single screen film works by the 10 artists shortlisted for this year’s prestigious Jarman Award:  Read more »

Land and Sea

13 September 2014 – 18 January 2015 (free)

A selection of new acquisitions merge with works already within our permanent collection to demonstrate depictions of seas and landscapes using film and photography. Read more »

Ravilious Room

Our new permanent Ravilious room is a dedicated space to admire a selection of Eric Ravilious' finest watercolours, explore our unique archive and browse books on the artist. Towner holds one of the largest public collections of his work, with its views of Sussex, the South Downs, and surrounding areas. Supported by Eastbourne Arts Circle. Read more »

Twixt Two Worlds

11 October 2014 - 4 January 2015 (free)

Twixt Two Worlds explores the transition between still and moving image across photography, magic lantern slides and cinema, with a collection of early cinema apparatus and ephemera alongside moving image works by contemporary artists such as Douglas Gordon, Saskia Olde Wolbers and Jane & Louise Wilson. Curated by Gaia Tedone in partnership with Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove and Whitechapel Gallery. Read more »