Ipswich Art School


general information

General Information

Free admission (SPILL Festival and other events charged)

The Art School Gallery shows exhibitions of international importance and provides a unique stage for local artists to show their work and to showcase the region's artistic talents.

The Art School Gallery provides access to challenging and thought-provoking experiences from the world of art and over a range of media. The major focus is for modern and contemporary collections, inspiring all who visit.

We bring art and history to life in a fun way with our events programme. There is a programme of events for both families and adults that runs throughout the year.

Opening times

Tuesday - Sunday, 10am - 5pm
Closed all Mondays and 24th to 27th December and 1st January.





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How to find us

  • Ipswich Art School Gallery, 1 Upper High Street, Ipswich, IP1 3QH
  • Ipswich Art School is in High Street, five minutes walk from the town centre.
  • The Gallery is next door to Ipswich Museum and is a ten minute walk from Christchurch Mansion. It is about 25 minutes walk from the railway station, and five minutes from Tower Ramparts bus station.
  • There is no parking at the Art School. For details about where to park in Ipswich please click on the link on the right hand side of this page.

Sat Nav -  please use IP1 3NE and follow signs for the car parks from there.


Access information for visitors with mobility impairments

The Gallery has an entrance with level access and a lift to both the lower and upper floors. There is an accessible toilet.
Access information for visitors with visual impairments

Occasional described tours are offered. Please see our events section for any upcoming tours.
Access information for visitors with hearing impairments

We provide British Sign Language interpretation at selected events. Please see our events section for details.

If you have any further access queries please contact our Bookings and Information Officer on 01206 28293701206 282937 or email jo.besant@colchester.gov.uk

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