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

January - November 2019

Ardingly Antiques Fair

With its convenient links to the capital, the Ardingly Inter...
Petworth Park Antiques and Fine Art Fair

10 May - 12 May 2019

Petworth Park Antiques and Fine Art Fair

The famous National Trust property in the picturesque market...
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...
Midhurst Camera Club Annual Exhibition

6 July 2019

Midhurst Camera Club Annual Exhibition

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

13 - 14 July 2019

Parham Garden Weekend

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

16 July - 3 August 2019

Petworth Festival

The Petworth Festival exists to show off this beautiful part...
Steam through the ages at Bluebell Railway

10 August - 11 August 2019

Steam through the ages

Travel through 100 years of history in one day! This event w...
Celebrations at the Arundel Festival in West Sussex

16 - 29 August 2019

Arundel Festival

Running from 16-29th August in the beautiful medieval town o...

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