Ipswich is entering an exciting new chapter in its development and recognises that arts and culture play an important role in creating a great city.

To achieve this, two documents have been created:

Ipswich City Council is excited to increase its engagement and collaboration across the community to build cultural capacity, deliver opportunities and celebrate our city's talent.

Come on the journey with us to make arts and culture part of our everyday experiences.

Supporting you

  • Ipswich Art Workshop - EOI

    Located on the land of the Jagera, Yuggera and Ugarapul people the Ipswich Art Workshop was established in response to the passionate feedback from our vibrant creative community. It's vision is to be a place where you can nurture your ideas, host captivating classes, participate in enriching masterclasses, and most importantly, forge connections within the visual arts community.

    Submit your EOI today! 
  • ARTiculate

    To support the professional development of local creatives a program of workshops will be on offer.

    Each workshop provides an opportunity for Ipswich artists to convert their creativity into a career.

    Find out more about ARTiculate 
  • 2024 Regional Arts Development Fund

    RADF promotes the role and value of arts, culture and heritage as key drivers of diverse and inclusive communities and strong regions.

    Learn more about the RADF program 
  • Ipswich Arts Advisory Group

    Ipswich Arts Advisory Group (IAAG) is a collective of volunteer community members who have a passion for the development and growth of the creative community in Ipswich.

    Find out more 
  • Framing our city's artistic legacy

    The Creators of Ipswich Summit provided an opportunity for Arts and Culture professionals to meet and share their aspirations. With the Cultural Olympiad starting in 2028 and leading to the 2032 Games local artists learnt of all the opportunities that will become available.

    Read and contribute to attendees ideas 
  • Ipswich Art Awards 2024

    The Ipswich Art Awards is the foremost visual arts awards in the Ipswich region, celebrating both established and emerging artists.

    See more about the 2024 Ipswich Art Awards 

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