Shinewater and Langley
10.00am to 4.00pm, Wednesday 25, Thursday 26 October, Wednesday 1, Saturday 4 November
Join us for a series of archaeological digs happening across Langney and Shinewater. Come for an hour, or all four days.
November 2022 - July 2023
Towner Eastbourne has partnered with The Turing School and artist Richard Phoenix to develop a student resource, launching for Turner Prize 2023 at Towner.
October 2022 to July 2023
De La Warr Pavilion (DLWP) and Towner Eastbourne are working together to programme holiday activities for families. We are collaborating to deliver an artistic programme for four artists to develop their socially engaged practice across the current academic year.
Throughout 2023 Towner Eastbourne is partnering with iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) for the third and final year of Future Collect, a project that will reimagine the future of public collections to better reflect our culturally diverse society.
In a half-day workshop, artist Katy Beinart and writer Lizzie Lloyd spoke through some of the issues raised within their current project Acts of Transfer. They were joined by Beverley Bennett and Benjamin A Owen, both working in engaged practice as artists and filmmakers. Together they hosted an afternoon inviting artists to experience the ‘working out’ of these questions together.
Forty-eight artists based in Sussex and Kent have been selected via an open call to come together over four weeks to share space, ideas and processes and support each other in generating new artworks.
July to August 2022
Supported by the Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) project, Towner has partnered with GROW Eastbourne to provide creative artist-led activities around nature, food and community connection for children and young people on Free School Meals.
Ongoing, term-time only
Collaborative, creative sessions every Tuesday during term time, working with Willingdon Trees Community Centre and Towner to develop activities for Early Years groups and their carers across Eastbourne.
May to November 2021
Running in parallel to England’s Creative Coast’s Waterfronts commission for Eastbourne, an accompanying community programme spanning digital, offsite and open-air deliveries, was led by artist Amy Leung.
As part of the Saving Berwick project in 2021, Arts in Mind made artwork in response to the murals, interior and landscape surrounding Berwick Church. Arts in Mind meet weekly at Towner Eastbourne and make artwork alongside each other in a studio setting to support positive mental health.
During the national lockdowns in 2020 and 2021, Eastbourne Borough Council, Eastbourne Food Bank and Community Stuff provided a lifeline to vulnerable households, ensuring that help was delivered to those most in need.
Arts in Mind meet weekly at the gallery. They make artwork in a supported studio setting, and nurture positive mental health. The group have been meeting and making since 2009 and are currently facilitated by Ella Hempsted and Michaela Ross. During sessions members work alongside each other on their own projects, and also experiment with making work together.