The Towner Art Gallery has been located in a purpose built building, adjacent to Congress Theatre, since 2009. It originally opened in 1923 and thereafter was in a number of buildings in Eastbourne.
Its collection is mainly 19th and 20th Century including work by Henry Moore, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Vanessa Bell, William Nicholson, Howard Hodgkin, Peter Liversidge, Julian Opie, Victor Pasmore and Pablo Picasso. It holds a significant collection of works by Eric Ravilious who studied and worked at Eastbourne School of Art.
There is a regular programme of films in the Towner Auditorium.
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