What’s on at the Brighton Pavilion and Museum

Credited to Brighton Festival

In the next few months, the Pavilion and the city’s museums will host some fantastic events you won’t want to miss. From world-renowned painters to arts and craft days, we’ve compiled a selection of some of the highlights.

Constable and Brighton 

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Credit: James Pike

Venue: Brighton Museum and Art Gallery

This new exhibition will celebrate the renowned artist John Constable’s stay in the seaside town. The gallery will display over 60 of the artist’s sketches, drawings, and paintings – all from his time in Brighton. An artist heavily influenced by natural beauty, Constable’s long walks around the town helped him produce around 150 pieces of art. The exhibition is unique in that it will trace his walking and painting sequences, illustrating the series of drawings he produced as he explored the Brighton landscape. The event runs from April until October.

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Pavilion late nights

Pavilion at night

Venue: The Brighton Pavilion

Fancy seeing the beautiful regency-era pavilion at night? Well, starting on the 19th May, and throughout the summer you can spend a night at the museum. Normal admission charges apply.

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Fabula Presents: Many ways to tell a story

Credit: Martina Bellotto

Credit: Martina Bellotto

Venue: Hove Museum

Arts collective Fabula are holding a communal drawing event throughout April. Adults and children are welcome to try and hone their illustrative skills or to simply have fun. The fun day is on the 29th April from 12.00 – 4.30pm and will feature a prize draw, a treasure trail, and an arty-crafty workshop. It will also be a chance to celebrate all of the drawings that will be contributed to the event.

More information can be found here:

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The Art of Puppetry: Making Magic in the Museum 

Puppets

Venue: Hove Museum

Experience one of the oldest and most magical theatrical traditions in this family-friendly display of the world of puppets and puppetry artists. See the puppets, stage sets, and paintings from Sussex artists who explore the old and new through their work. The exhibition starts on the 26th May at 10 am, and runs through until November.

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