The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 Wednesday, October 21, 2020


Towner Eastbourne joins forces with Eastbourne community groups to deliver creative kit bags
Towner Eastbourne has joined forces with these groups and provide creative kit bags – filled with sketchbooks, drawing equipment and brightly coloured pencils.



EASTBOURNE.- The current national lockdown is impacting everyone - none more so however than those in our community who are surviving on low incomes or who are vulnerable and self-isolating.

Eastbourne Borough Council, Eastbourne Food Bank and Community Stuff are providing a lifeline to vulnerable households, ensuring that help is delivered to those most in need. While they are working hard to provide essential food and other essential items, Towner Eastbourne has joined forces with these groups and provide creative kit bags – filled with sketchbooks, drawing equipment and brightly coloured pencils.

An initiative driven by Towner’s new Learning Team – Esther Collins and Willow Mitchell – the gallery are also delivering further creative kits to carers through the Association of Carers and to refugees and asylum seekers through Eastbourne NetworX.

The recyclable paper bags also include ideas for relaxation and inspiration to encourage everyone to get creative at home - and help make life just a little bit better during the difficult times we live through. They also include a pre-stamped postcard which recipients can send back to Towner to keep in touch and to share what they have made using the kits.

The bags have been specially designed by friend of Towner, Fraser Muggeridge Studios, in Towner’s trademark cobalt blue, also synonymous for so many with the NHS.

“We hope that the kits will encourage people to get creative and that they will be enjoyed by all who get one. It has been great to work with our partners across the town on this initiative and I look forward to continuing to collaborate with these groups and other partners and communities across Eastbourne when the gallery opens again soon. We have also included a blank postcard for people to send us their art works to keep in touch with us and share with us what they have made – I look forward to receiving these and seeing all the wonderful artworks!” said Esther Collins, Head of Learning, Towner Eastbourne

“As a team we believe strongly that art and creative activity can improve people’s health and wellbeing and we wanted to do something tangible for the households of Eastbourne that will be hardest hit by this crisis.” added Joe Hill, Director, Towner Eastbourne

Towner are also working on free online activities for all, which began earlier this month. Under the tagline #makeshiftstudio and on the Instagram page @hello_towner, Towner’s team have been posting out a simple task or challenge each week, inspired each week by one of the 5000 works in the gallery’s Collection.

Each is designed to be possible with a range of basic household objects and materials: things you might have in the house already without having to go out to an art shop or search further than your own domestic setting to locate. So far makers have created tents, flags and other creations from materials as varied as rugs, skateboards and balloons. A series of #makeshiftstudio Facebook workshops are planned for later in Spring which will also be suitable for all ages to take part in.










Today's News

April 28, 2020

Lark Mason & Associates to offer a collection of works by Paul Cadmus

Works by Ellsworth Kelly, Keith Haring, Warhol and Picasso highlight Doyle's Auction of Prints & Multiples

Anna Wintour made Condé Nast the embodiment of boomer excess. Can it change to meet this crisis?

Sotheby's charity auction offers virtual experiences with Sting, Hillary Clinton, The Strokes & more

Exhibition presents a series of new LED sculptures that respond to Google trends in real time

The Sheldon Mayer Estate featuring Sugar and Spike & many of his earliest works to be auctioned

University Press of Mississippi publishes definitive volume on Dusti Bongé

Street artists stay home -- mostly -- to recount the lockdown

Warhol leads May 14 Modern & Contemporary Art auction

Experts mull how to resume Notre-Dame restoration

Prospect New Orleans postponed till October 2021

A pandemic gives the funny pages a jolt of reality

Edward James Olmos on Hollywood's view of Latino actors

Remembering Mike Huckaby, a towering figure in Detroit house music

Towner Eastbourne joins forces with Eastbourne community groups to deliver creative kit bags

Two important medals from the Charge of the Light Brigade to be offered by Dix Noonan Webb

The Tel Aviv Museum draws a spotlight on Israeli art

Bernard Gersten, offstage star of nonprofit theater, dies at 97

Two Bahrainis bring fashion world to masks

Virtual film festival to feature work from Cannes, Venice

Sullivan+Strumpf opens an online exhibition of works by Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran

Social and promotional tick tok features

The best strategies to play roulette, have fun and have a good chance of winning a prize





Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 



Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
(1941 - 2019)
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

sa gaming free credit

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful