Current exhibitions

Ravilious Room

January 18, 2015 - January 1, 2016

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.

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Our Place: Annual Schools Exhibition 2015

March 27, 2015 - May 31, 2015

The South East’s most popular annual exhibition of art work created by schoolchildren returns to Towner and now also into two new partner sites: Worthing Museum and Art Gallery, West Sussex and the Flora Twort Gallery Petersfield, Hampshire.

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Richard Billingham: Panoramic

April 25, 2015 - June 28, 2015

Capturing the British countryside, from the South Downs to the Norfolk Fen and Constable’s Country in the East of England, Richard Bilingham’s photographs expose the rich textures […]

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A Radical View: William Gear as Curator 1958–64

May 9, 2015 - August 31, 2015

The abstract painter William Gear (1915–1997) was Towner’s curator from 1958 until 1964. During this time, he added to the diversity and modernity of the permanent Collection with his […]

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