John Minton: A Centenary (Exhibition) 1 July – 1 October 2017

A major exhibition marking the centenary of the birth of British artist John Minton, a bohemian figure in London during the 1940s and 50s who counted Michael Ayrton, Lucian Freud and Keith Vaughan amongst his friends. The exhibition explores the artist’s achievements far beyond his reputation as a leading post-war illustrator and influential tutor. It […] Read more →

Christopher Wood, Fair at Neuilly, 1923, Towner

Christopher Wood (Exhibition) 2 July – 2 October 2016

This major summer exhibition is the first in over 35 years to provide a comprehensive overview of the career of British artist Christopher Wood. It explores the life and art of a turbulent young painter as he navigated a path between the representational painting of the 1920s and the new style of abstraction of the […] Read more →

Walter Sickert, The Façade of St Jacques, Dieppe, 1 902, oil on canvas, , private collection courtesy of Fine Art S ociety

Sickert in Dieppe (Exhibition) 4th July – 4th October 2015

Main Galleries The British artist Walter Sickert (1860-1942) had a sustained fascination with the fashionable seaside resort of Dieppe in France. ‘Sickert in Dieppe’ demonstrates the artist’s vivid interest in everyday life in Dieppe, to which he was a regular visitor for over four decades and a permanent resident from 1898 – 1905. Over 80 […] Read more →

Chichester festival theatre

Chichester Festival Theatre: The RENEW Project

Chichester Festival Theatre has undergone an 18-month renovation called the RENEW project. Opening in 1962, Chichester Festival Theatre was originally built for an 11 week summer Festival with 75,000 visitors per year. The Theatre now is open all year round with over 300,000 visitors per year and was in urgent need of an upgrade. To bring […] Read more →

Barbara Rae Harbour Night

Barbara Rae: Prints (Exhibition) 1st July 2014 – 26th October 2014

De’Longhi Print Room. Barbara Rae RA has made printmaking an integral part of her artistic activity since her student days. Monoprints, screenprints and etchings inform her approach to painting which combines the influence of landscape and travel with painterly abstraction. Although she rejects the term ‘landscape painter’, the importance of place is evidently apparent in […] Read more →

A Story about Ducks

New V&A Publications at Pallant Bookshop!

From the V & A’s National Art Library and the Renier Collection of Children’s Literature comes this long out-of-print beautifully illustrated children’s book ‘A Story of Ducks’ by Jack Townsend. ‘A Story of Ducks’ is a charming tale of a group of ducks who decide to take a holiday. On their adventure they ride roller coasters, eat raspberry buns, and […] Read more →