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Ipswich Art Gallery

Nicholas Street | d'Arcy Doyle Place, Ipswich, Queensland 4305, Australia
+61 7 3810 7222
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The activitys they put on are great and it fun to just look around at all the old things... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Amelia A
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Whether you love it or not, there is plenty to impress or just make you scratch your head

The art gallery looked interesting so I thought I would pop in and see what it was all about. I am... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Matt J
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Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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Join more than 100,000 visitors per year to view an ever-changing program of exhibitions and heritage displays. Families can get involved in interactive creative activities in Australia's first permanent Children's Gallery, designed especially for kids under 12. Located in the heart of Ipswich, the gallery is housed in a heritage listed 1861 child-friendly building.
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Nicholas Street | d'Arcy Doyle Place, Ipswich, Queensland 4305, Australia
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+61 7 3810 7222
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

The activitys they put on are great and it fun to just look around at all the old things there.would fo again with friend and family.

Thank Amelia A
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Rachel L, Audience Engagement Officer at Ipswich Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thanks so much for your review and we look forward to seeing you again

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

The art gallery looked interesting so I thought I would pop in and see what it was all about. I am not particularly arty, but I found it interesting. You start with some sculptures which I found a bit odd. Not my cup of tea...More

Thank Matt J
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Rachel L, Audience Engagement Officer at Ipswich Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thanks for providing a review of the Ipswich Art Gallery. We're pleased that you were able to enjoy aspects of the shows currently on. Our exhibitions are constantly changing, and hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

I was looking for inspiring art from LOCALS and not much to see. The "art" on display was really medico to poor. the plane needs a good person with flair to show off the place and the paintings. I'v been twice.. First and Last....More

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Rachel L, Audience Engagement Officer at Ipswich Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Thanks for visiting. We are saddened to hear you did not enjoy your visit. We have a regularly changing program for our visitors so we hope in future there will be shows that appeal to you. Currently we have A Private Collection which showcases a...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

My first visit to the art gallery with the 6 and 4 yr old. The weaving activity was really fun and kept them entertained for 30 minutes! Then we went the the climbing wall upstairs but it was so popular that we were waiting for...More

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Rachel L, audience engagement at Ipswich Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

So wonderful that you had a great experience and could enjoy both the children's exhibition and the main gallery. We look forward to having you back in the future.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Invite young young relatives including toddlers to teens to this fun actvity place that often plans and provides fun hands on activites for children of all ages.

Thank Elisa H
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Rachel L, Audience Engagement Officer at Ipswich Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review. We hope to see you again at the Gallery.

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

I've been here a few times but recently took some kids of varying ages to "Built for Speed". Areas were allocated for children of all ages and the staff and design was well thought out facilitating the school holiday chaos. I've enjoyed quieter exhibits here...More

Thank KohaKitsch
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Rachel L, Audience Engagement Officer at Ipswich Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you so much for your review, it is so wonderful to hear that Built for Speed was enjoyed by the whole family. We hope to see you again soon at the Gallery for another of our exhibitions.

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Visited yesterday ... art? What art? Barely 10 paintings and a few cultural artefacts. The gallery was overrun with children and so noisy you could not hear yourself think. To say that it is a children's gallery ... what is the point of using Ipswich's...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

A nice venue with lots of local artists on display, a good place to meet and discuss the finer points of visual art

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Rachel L, Audience Engagement at Ipswich Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thank you Xandegar for your review. So great to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great quality, quick and better than expected. Courtyard fare delivered quickly, great choices available.

Thank Stuart C
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Great little gallery, always has interesting, and sometimes outstanding exhibitions, very well curated. Good layout, and does fabulous kids' stuff in the holidays.

Thank Jane T
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Rachel L, Audience Engagement at Ipswich Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

So glad you have had good experiences at the Gallery. Our upcoming exhibits include Justene Williams: The Curtain Breathed Deeply and Built for Speed our kids program for the Summer Holidays. We hope to see you there!

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