Sussex ArtBeat

Art on show in Brighton & Hove and Sussex

Wings of Desire :: Wim Wenders film season at Towner Eastbourne :: 28 Aug 2022

Wim Wenders, Wings of Desire, 1987. This mini-series of selected classics provides a retrospective of New German Cinema icon Wim Wenders, giving you the perfect opportunity to familiarise yourself with … Continue reading

August 26, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Liquid Gestures – Melissa Gordon ** until 30 Jan 2022 ** Towner, Eastbourne

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 … Continue reading

January 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Modernist Constructs – Margaret Mellis ** until 30 Jan 2022 ** Towner, Eastbourne

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 a significant catalyst … Continue reading

January 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

John Nash: The Landscape of Love and Solace :: Towner Eastbourne :: 18 May – 26 Sep 2021

Towner Eastbourne presents the most comprehensive major exhibition of work in over 50 years by John Nash, one of the most versatile and prolific artists of the 20th century. Nash … Continue reading

April 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

ART SHOW: Alan Davie and David Hockney: Early Works ** 15 Feb – 31 May 2020 ** Towner, Eastbourne

              Towner are pleased to present a major exhibition Alan Davie (1920–2014) and David Hockney (b. 1937) that will explore the convergence between these … Continue reading

February 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

ART SHOW: BRINK: Caroline Lucas curates the Towner Collection ** until 10 May 2020 ** Towner, Eastbourne

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. Caroline is an active … Continue reading

February 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Towards Night – Sixty artists explore the nocturnal ** 24 Sep 2016 – 22 Jan 2017 ** Towner Art Gallery

The evening hour too gives us the irresponsibility which darkness and lamplight bestow. We are no longer quite ourselves. – Virginia Woolf, Street Haunting: A London Adventure, 1930 Towards Night is … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Show: One Day, Something Happens: Paintings of People **  15 Oct 2016 – 8 Jan 2017 ** Towner Art Gallery

A National Partners Programme exhibition from the Arts Council Collection, curated by Jennifer Higgie.One Day, Something Happens explores the everyday theatricality of the body. The artists in this exhibition approach … Continue reading

October 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Recording Britain ** 6 Feb – 2 May 2016 ** Towner, Eastbourne

At the outbreak of the Second World War an ambitious scheme was set up to employ artists on the home front to record the changing landscape of Britain. Sir Kenneth … Continue reading

January 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Art from Elsewhere ** 23 Jan – 3 Apr 2016 ** Towner, Eastbourne

 Art from Elsewhere is a major touring exhibition bringing together works that depict different realities of profound global change by some of the most influential international artists working today. Focusing on … Continue reading

January 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Communications & Marketing Assistant ** deadline 26 Oct 2015 ** Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne

We are recruiting for a full-time permanent Communications & Marketing Assistant to work in our busy Communications & Marketing team. This is an exciting role for someone with minimum one-year experience working … Continue reading

October 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Temporary Gallery Assistant ** deadline 31 Oct 2015 ** Towner, Eastbourne

  We are seeking to recruit a team of temporary casual staff to join our Front of House team for a two month period, from 29th November 2015 to 30th … Continue reading

October 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: John Napier: Stages, Beyond the Fourth Wall ** 29 Nov 2015 – 31 Jan 2016 ** Towner, Eastbourne

Multi award-winning set and costume designer John Napier brings theatre and art together in a new exhibition, Stages, Beyond the Fourth Wall. Napier’s innovation and distinctive style is responsible for some … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Film London Jarman Award Touring Programme 2015 ** 5-8 Nov 2015 ** Towner, Eastbourne

See a diverse and thought-provoking programme of artists’ moving image and hear from one of the six shortlisted artists for this year’s Jarman Award: Adam Chodzko, Seamus Harahan, Gail Pickering, … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Chalk Gallery at the Towner ** 2-14 Oct 2015 ** Towner, Eastbourne

Chalk Gallery is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a special exhibition of paintings, prints, jewellery, ceramics, sculptures and wood carvings by past and present members, at the Towner Gallery.Chalk is … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Julian Germain – The Future is Ours, Classroom Portraits 2004-2015 ** 10 Oct 2015 – 10 Jan 2016 ** Towner, Eastbourne

Towner is delighted to present the UK Premiere of British photographer and artist Julian Germain’s exhibition, The Future is Ours.The Future is Ours explores the universal themes of school and … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

LAST CHANCE TO SEE: East Sussex Open 2015 ** until 20 Sep 2015 ** Towner, Eastbourne

East Sussex Open brings together the best artists and makers from across the East Sussex region – from Rye to Eastbourne to Brighton & Hove. With a record number of entries, this … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Richard Billingham: Panoramic ** 25 Apr – 28 Jun 2015 ** Towner, Eastbourne

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 in these landscapes. … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Head of Exhibitions ** deadline 1 Jun 2015 ** Towner, Eastbourne

Towner is an award winning art gallery, showcasing artists of national and international significance and presenting works from our acclaimed collection. We place learning and a commitment to access at … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Artist Educators ** deadline 26 Sep 2014 ** Towner, Eastbourne

  We are looking for Artist Educators to work with us at Towner who have excellent art form skills, are great facilitators, have an understanding of pedagogy and a commitment … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art exhibition: Peggy Angus: Designer, Teacher, Painter ** 12 Jul – 21 Sep 2014 ** Towner, Eastbourne

In this large-scale exhibition, Towner will bring together the wide range of work by the influential and inspirational artist and designer Peggy Angus. Born in 1904 in Chile, Angus moved … Continue reading

September 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

United Visual Artists exhibition ** 18 Apr – 22 Jun 2014 ** Towner, Eastbourne

United Visual Artists (UVA) is an art practice that use design processes to combine a wide range of disciplines including sculpture, installation, live performance, and architecture. Drawing upon their studies … Continue reading

February 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Big Art Secret 2 exhibition ** 8-23 Mar 2014 ** Towner, Eastbourne

Towner and St Wilfrid’s Hospice are staging The Big Art Secret 2, a fundraising effort to support the local hospice and Towner. Postcard-sized art will be exhibited at Towner for … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Near Dark ** 8 Feb – 4 May 2014 ** Towner, Eastbourne

Explore the space between night and day, between the dog and the wolf, in a display curated by the artist/film maker John Skoog. Drawing from the time when night approaches … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wonderland – exhibition ** 2 Nov 2013 – 26 Jan 2014 ** Towner, Eastbourne

Inspired by Chiharu Shiota’s exhibition in the Exhibition Gallery, this display will draw on works in the collection that explore themes of space and architecture. Many of the pieces contain … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

John Skoog: Redoubt ** 25 Jan – 6 Apr 2014 ** Towner, Eastbourne

John Skoog works with film and video. He follows in the tradition of Scandinavian film through the use of stark landscapes and slow-pacing. The poetic use of the Swedish landscape … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Towner Contemporary Art Museum :: Eastbourne

Towner styles itself  “the contemporary art museum for South East England.” Towner is free to enter, and presents major exhibitions of UK and international contemporary art, and has a renowned collection of … Continue reading

December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Call for Entries – East Sussex Open 2014 :: Deadline 2 Feb 2013 :: Towner Contemporary Arts – Eastbourne

Submissions are invited for the East Sussex Open 2014. Now in its fifth year and with growing popularity, the 2014 exhibition moves to the summer and has been extended from … Continue reading

December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment