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 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 
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • Regional Arts Development Fund

    Supports local artists within Ipswich promote the role and value of arts, culture and heritage in the community.

    Find out more about RADF 
  • Ipswich Art Awards 2023

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

    See more about the 2023 Arts Awards here 

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