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Geocache Art Tour (England’s Creative Coast)

29 May, 2021 - 12 November, 2021

Offsite, various locations around Eastbourne. Part of England’s Creative Coast. Family-friendly & suitable for those new to geocaching. Geocaches are accessible locations within walking distance (all 3 […]

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Ravilious Gallery and Collection Library

29 May, 2021 - 16 January, 2022

The Ravilious Gallery and Collection Library, supported by Eastbourne Arts Circle, is a new dedicated space presenting changing exhibitions of works by Eric Ravilious selected from Towner’s extensive collection of his work.

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Margaret Mellis: Modernist Constructs

16 October, 2021 - 30 January, 2022

In 1939, aware of impending war, the artists Margaret Mellis and her husband Adrian Stokes relocated from London to St Ives in Cornwall. Their move would become […]

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Melissa Gordon: Liquid Gestures

16 October, 2021 - 30 January, 2022

Melissa Gordon (b.1981, Cambridge, USA) is an artist, curator and writer, whose practice is concerned with the body, gesture, and painting, through the lens of feminism. Liquid Gestures is a solo exhibition featuring large-scale paintings that further her examination of modern art histories, ideas of authorship, and the appropriation of certain ‘gestures’.

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Towner International

Towner International is a major new biennial exhibition of contemporary art that will take place at Towner in 2020, featuring British and International artists. The Brewers Prize of £10,000 will be awarded to an overall winner chosen from the exhibiting artists.

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John Nash: The Landscape of Love and Solace

Often overshadowed by his better-known brother Paul Nash and with no major exhibition of his work since the Royal Academy’s exhibition in 1967, this will be the largest outing for John Nash in over 50 years and certainly the most substantial retrospective since his death.

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John Akomfrah: Vertigo Sea

Vertigo Sea, a three-screen film, first seen at the 56th Venice Biennale, is a sensual, poetic and cohesive meditation on man’s relationship with the sea and exploration of its role in the history of slavery, migration, and conflict.

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David Nash: 200 Seasons

This exhibition is a major survey of Nash’s career from the late 1960s to the present day, exploring his unique contribution to British sculpture and the international Land Art movement.

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BRINK: Caroline Lucas curates the Towner Collection

Caroline Lucas – politician, cultural advocate and environmental campaigner – has taken on a new challenge: curating her first ever exhibition. Selecting from over 5000 works in the Towner Collection, Caroline’s choices reflect and resonate with her passions and interests.

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Lawrence Abu Hamdan: This whole time there were no landmines

Recently acquired by Towner, This whole time there were no landmines (2017) is an eight-monitor installation with sound, that uses collected cell-phone-video footage from 2011 to document a ‘shouting valley’ that lies in the contested area of the Golan Heights, Syria.

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