Upcoming exhibitions

England’s Creative Coast: Mariana Castillo Deball

13 June, 2020 - 8 November, 2020

Deball’s diverse, kaleidoscopic practice combines visual art with archaeology, science and history to make installations, performances, sculptures and text-based pieces. She focuses on different forms and languages […]


John Nash: The Landscape of Love and Solace

26 September, 2020 - 24 January, 2021

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 […]


John Akomfrah: Vertigo Sea

3 October, 2020 - 6 December, 2020

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.


BRINK: Caroline Lucas curates the Towner Collection

14 December, 2019 - 10 May, 2020

Caroline Lucas – politician, cultural advocate and environmental campaigner – has taken on a new challenge this autumn: curating her first ever exhibition for a major UK gallery. Selecting from the Towner Collection, Caroline’s choices reflect and resonate with her passions and interests, from her environmental work, issues of climate change and effects on our landscape, to her love of living in Sussex.


Towner International

13 June, 2020 - 6 September, 2020

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.


Alan Davie and David Hockney: Early Works

15 February, 2020 - 31 May, 2020

Towner Eastbourne are pleased to present a major exhibition Alan Davie (1920–2014) and David Hockney (b. 1937) that will explore the convergence between these two major figures of post-war British painting.