Arts and exhibitions

The West Sussex landscape is said to have inspired artists such as J M W Turner, John Constable and William Blake, so it’s no surprise to see that a thriving art scene still remains. From renowned collections in stately homes to beach huts turned into artist’s studios, there’s something to see no matter what your taste.

Arts and exhibitions in West Sussex

Local guides

Get inspiration for your next trip with the help of our local guides. Discover top attractions, fun things to do and exciting new experiences. There is something for everyone in West Sussex.

Upcoming events

31 May - 2 June 2019

West Dean arts and crafts festival

A weekend bursting with creativity! Get hands-on with drop-i...

1 June - 10 November 2019

Morris & Co. Inspired by Nature

This summer a new exhibition at Standen House and Garden tel...
Worthing Artists Houses

15 - 16 June, 22 - 23 June, 29 - 30 June 2019

Worthing art trail

Artists Open Houses promises to be an exciting event with ov...

June - November 2019

Ardingly Antiques fair

With its convenient links to the capital, the Ardingly Inter...

29 June - 13 October 2019

Pallant House Gallery’s summer exhibition

Pallant House Gallery's summer season of exhibitions, includ...
Midhurst Camera Club Annual Exhibition

6 July 2019

Midhurst Camera Club exhibition

Come along and see photographs by the club's 40 plus members...

6 - 12 July 2019

West Dean’s visual arts summer show

The West Dean Visual Arts Summer Show 2019 will showcase ori...
Parham Garden Weekend

13 - 14 July 2019

Parham garden weekend

One of the highlights of the gardening calendar, this flagsh...

Inspirational art

Petworth House is home to one of the National Trusts’ most important art collections, including major works by Titian, Van Dyck and Turner. The nearby CASS Sculpture Foundation is a breathtaking outdoor sculpture park where you can even try out your own artistic skills.

So whether you’re a budding artist looking for inspiration or an art lover with a keen eye for new and traditional work, you’ll find something to admire in this culturally rich county.

Art and exhibitions in West Sussex
Local artists and events in Sussex