2 Art Galleries to explore in East Sussex
East Sussex is a county in South East England. It is bordered by the counties of Kent to the north and east, West Sussex to the west, and Surrey for a short distance to the north-west, as well as the English Channel to the south.
Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft was situated in the Sussex South Downs, the museum focuses on the artists and craftspeople who made Ditchling a creative hub in the 20th century. The site is home to a nationally important collection of artefacts made by the arts and craftsmen who lived in the village, such as typographer and sculptor Eric Gill, designer of the London Underground font Edward Johnston and printer Hilary Pepler.
Towner Eastbourne is Eastbourne’s award-winning gallery that has an impressive collection of modern British art, and a growing collection of international contemporary art. It collects and exhibits contemporary art for nearly 100 years, It presents a programme of historic, modern and contemporary art through exhibitions, talks, events and creative activities. It hosts one of the most significant public art collections in the South of England and draws over 100,000 visitors a year.