The Ipswich Art Gallery
Ipswich Art Gallery is another wonderful Brisbane art gallery that embraces children, this gallery has tonnes of programmes for Brisbane kids that you will find under our art classes section and in our calendar. They are also Australia’s first art gallery dedicated gallery space for children.
Children’s Gallery at the Ipswich Art Gallery
The Children’s Gallery at the Ipswich Art Gallery is the country’s first permanent children’s gallery space. This interactive area is designed for kids under twelve and features fun and interesting programmes aimed at children in early childhood, lower primary and upper primary.
The Children’s Gallery is designed for children, as a space where kids can be creative and learn through exploring the exhibition and the hands-on activities in a safe, stimulating and fun environment. You can find out more about the Children’s Gallery here.
Child-friendly exhibitions and events
The Ipswich Art Gallery offers an extensive programme for children and families to enjoy. The gallery has changing exhibitions and regularly offers events specifically for kids, giving children the opportunity to develop an interest in art in a child-friendly and enjoyable way alongside their peers. Head to the Kids page of their website for details of current and upcoming events and exhibitions so you can plan your visit and not miss out on any of the fun!
Tips for a family visit to the Ipswich Art Gallery
The Ipswich Art Gallery is open from 10 am to 5 pm daily (unless stated otherwise). General admission to the gallery is free, although some major exhibitions may incur a small fee.
If you are planning to organise a family outing to the Ipswich Art Gallery, you can check out their Tips for Planning a Family Visit here. The gallery also provides ‘Tips for Adults’ labels on certain exhibits, helping parents to guide their children to get the most out of each display.
The Ipswich Art Gallery is located at d’Arcy Doyle Place (Nicholas Street), Ipswich. Visit ipswichartgallery.qld.gov.au or call 07 3810 7222 for more information.