Celebrate International Artists Day in Eastbourne
Eastbourne has always been a favourite destination for seaside lovers, but there is so much more to the picturesque seaside town, especially when it comes to art.
International Artists’ Day was celebrated on October 25th and Eastbourne's wonderful selection of galleries featuring international, national and local artists for art lovers truly marked this day.
Don't worry if you missed International Artists Day as Guests who stay at The Grand can explore the wonderful galleries that Eastbourne has to offer, all year long, including:
The Towner Gallery
Towner houses an internationally renowned collection of around 4,500 works. The Towner Collection is best known for its modern British art – including the broadest and most significant body of work by local artist Eric Ravilious (1903-1942).
The gallery is also known for its emerging collection of international contemporary art. Rotating displays from the collection are on show in the dedicated first floor Gallery.
For more information visit The Towner Gallery
The Emma Mason Gallery
Established in 2004 by Emma and Richard Mason, The Emma Mason Gallery specialises in original prints by British Printmakers working from the post-war period to the present.
For information visit The Emma Mason Gallery
The Nigel Greaves Gallery
Established in 2008, the gallery specialises in contemporary landscapes, seascapes, figurative and abstract works by Nigel Greaves FRSA.
For more information visit The Nigel Greaves Gallery
Henry Paddon Contemporary Art
Since 1992 the Henry Paddon Contemporary Art gallery has been offering the very best of British contemporary craft. Ceramics, jewellery, glass, stained glass, textiles, wood, metalwork and furniture all feature alongside a wide range of etchings and prints from outstanding printmakers.
For information visit Henry Paddon Contemporary Art
The historic architecture, stunning seascapes and beautiful countryside surrounding Eastbourne also make it an ideal destination for experienced and novice artists who are inspired to join in the celebration of International Artists Day, in whatever art form they prefer.