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

1 - 31 January 2020

Professional development talks at Colonnade House

Learn about how technology and art are colliding at one of t...

28 January - 1 February 2020

My Cousin Rachel

Chichester Festival Theatre is one of the UK’s flagship th...

1 - 9 February 2020

Films on the Gallery Wall

Colonnade House are back with its third year of Films on the...

3 - 9 February 2020

Persistent Peril: animated gallery

Persistent Peril are a local animation studio, based in Wort...

6 - 15 February 2020

A Monster Calls

Chichester Festival Theatre is one of the UK’s flagship th...

11 - 16 February 2020

Mary Kinsella at Colonnade House

Local artist Mary Kinsella will be lighting up Colonnade Hou...

25 February - 1 March 2020

Stuart Hutchinson at Colonnade House

Local photographer Stuart Hutchinson is back at Colonnade Ho...

29 February 2020

Cowdray wellbeing event

Cowdray House is hosting a wellbeing day event with inspirat...

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