Art in Sussex this autumn

Explore 300 years of art in Sussex this autumn. Discover a contemporary commission in the garden at Standen, enjoy figurative painting at Nymans and see works by Turner in a new group of paintings at Petworth. Inspiration is waiting for you at three of our special places in Sussex throughout October and November.

Colourful wall coverings in Bothy

Will Shannon's Bothy at Standen 

Designer Will Shannon uses Arts & Crafts principles of using local materials and traditional handcrafted skills to make a bothy. Stop for a while as you walk round the garden to discover this small folly like space.

The Book Room at Nymans

Ireland to Sussex - exhibition of paintings by Alison Rosse 

A new exhibition for autumn launches on Saturday 17 September with a selection of landscapes and interiors by artist Alison, the Countess of Rosse.

The West front of Petworth House and the ha-ha in the grounds in November, West Sussex

Petworth Park Inspired: The Art of the Landscape 

This small group of paintings by JMW Turner and others, include views of Petworth Park seen for the first time. Alongside there are archival documents and new film about Capability Brown’s vision for Petworth. 24 September to 27 November.

A Martin Brothers bird with a gleam in its eye

The Martin Brothers potters at Standen 

Eccentric and idiosyncratic, the Martin Brothers' ceramics inspire devotion and the raising of eyebrows in equal measure. See the pots at Standen House and Garden from 1 August to 13 November 2016.