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

Tom Gillham: SoLo SoHi

31 March - 5 April 2020

Tom Gillham: SoLo SoHi

Local artist and University of Brighton graduate Tom Gillham...
Rachel Reader

31 March - 5 April 2020

Rachel E. Reader

Mosaic is the medium of choice for artist and musician/songw...
Graffham Easter Market

4 April 2020

Graffham Easter Market

Visit the Graffham town hall for a multitude of stalls rangi...
Arundel Spring Fayre

4 April 2020

Arundel Spring Fayre

Local artisans are showcasing their handmade wares in this f...
David J Lilly - Jewellery

7 - 11 April 2020

David J Lilly: Adorned

Adorned is a five-day experience of unisex jewellery designe...
West Dean Easter Activities

10 - 13 April 2020

West Dean Easter Activities

An array of activities are available in this exciting day ou...
Easter Boutique Market

11 April 2020

Easter Boutique Market

A market full of unique stalls for all ages. Workshops avail...
Dianna Jazwinski Photography - Botanica

14 - 18 April 2020

Botanica

Witness this carefully curated collection of botanically ins...

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