Join us for The Big Draw 2022 and be part of the world’s biggest celebration of drawing! (more…)

Ipswich Art Gallery is pleased to host Megan Cope as the artist discusses her works from the Australian War Memorial Touring Exhibition Art in Conflict, now showing at the Ipswich Art Gallery. (more…)

Jason McNamara is a self-taught photographer living and working in Ipswich. His curiosity about the town and its inhabitants (more…)

Art in Conflict is a new touring exhibition of contemporary art from the collection of the Australian War Memorial.

Join AWM Senior Curator Anthea Gunn for a special guided tour of this exhibition (more…)

Art in Conflict is a new touring exhibition of contemporary art from the collection of the Australian War Memorial. (more…)

Imagine this…

Imagine a flower…
Imagine a car…
Imagine a bird…

Use colourful and creative craft materials to imagine and make something… then take your creation home or display it in the gallery for others to see.

Imagine this… is a hands-on studio space where children and families can imagine and make art together. Four inventive artworks by Australian artists provide the inspiration and all the art materials are provided. It’s the perfect way to encourage children to explore an artist’s ideas and stimulate their own imaginations.

For children under three years, explore the baby and toddler play space filled with stimulating toys and padded forms. It’s a safe place for little ones to imagine.


Dates: Saturday, 16 July to Monday, 3 October 2022.
Times: 10am – 5pm daily
Cost: Free
Bookings: Bookings are not required for families and individuals.

Education groups or groups larger than 10 people DO require bookings.  To make a booking, please download and complete an Educational Group Booking Request Form and email to [email protected]

No group bookings will be available during school holidays (17 September to 3 October 2022).

Age Group: All ages


First Nations artist Sally Harrison lives and works in Ipswich. (more…)


With the assistance of a parent / carer toddlers can take a close look at natural and man-made objects under a microscope (more…)

Award-winning Bunk Puppets, creators of ‘Swamp Juice’ and ‘Sticks Stones Broken Bones’, present this raucous, new, all-ages adventure! (more…)


25 YEARS: Ipswich Art Gallery Foundation celebrates (more…)