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.

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

The Artists' Garden at Borde Hill Garden

1 August - 30 September 2018

The artist’s garden exhibition

The Garden inspires art in all its forms and this summer the...
Heritage open days

1-30 September 2018

Heritage Open Days

Every September some 40,000 volunteers across England organi...
Parham Autumn Fair

22-23 September 2018

Parham Autumn Fair

Celebrating the abundance of produce that Autumn brings and ...
World-famous slindon pumpkin display

1 October - 1 November 2018

World-Famous Slindon Pumpkin Display

The famous Slindon Pumpkin display is installed each Autumn ...
Normans and Crusaders in The Keep

24-25 October 2018

Normans & Crusaders in The Keep

As the castle celebrates its 950th Anniversary Raven Tor Liv...
Christmas Market Weald and Downland

23-25 November 2018

Christmas Market

Find that perfect gift and enjoy a great day out at the Muse...

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