Museums and galleries news
Published: Tuesday 9th April 2013
Ipswich Museum is planning some changes. Whether you have visited or not, your views about Ipswich Museum in High Street are important. All responses to our online questionnaire will help inform future changes and developments.
Published: Friday 10th May 2013
A 'Museums by Magic Lantern Light' evening is being held at Ipswich Museum to celebrate the national initiative 'Museums at Night'.
Published: Tuesday 26th March 2013
A new Constable exhibition, featuring the most important collection outside London of the Suffolk artist’s work, is on show at Christchurch Mansion.
Published: Monday 30th July 2012
The Mildenhall Great Dish is on show FREE at Christchurch Mansion - on loan from the British Museum.
Published: Friday 25th November 2011
Plans for the redevelopment of Ipswich Museum will be given a national profile at a reception next week hosted by the British Museum.
Published: Wednesday 19th October 2011
Colchester and Ipswich Museums has launched a brand new customer-focused, interactive website today.
Published: Friday 12th August 2011
The theft of Rosie the Rhino's horn from Ipswich Museum has captured the imagination of the world's Press and the Ipswich icon has now been immortalised in the Never Ending Mural.
Published: Thursday 11th August 2011
As the Never Ending Mural spreads across Ipswich Waterfront, project artist John D Edwards needs more people to help.
Published: Thursday 28th July 2011
Police are investigating after thieves broke into Ipswich Museum in High Street and hacked off a rhino horn.
Published: Friday 17th June 2011
Artist and curator John D Edwards and volunteers have begun scaling up and painting children’s art work created at mural workshops
Published: Thursday 9th June 2011
Hundreds of art works have been created by the community in support of the Never Ending Mural, an Ipswich project conceived by artist John D Edwards.
Published: Wednesday 20th April 2011
The bid to buy the Ipswich Art School building has been boosted by a staggering £22,000 at a unique art auction.
Published: Wednesday 6th April 2011
A new historical display is to be installed in the Reg Driver Visitor Centre in Ipswich’s Christchurch Park this weekend.
Published: Friday 1st April 2011
Christchurch Mansion is no longer open on Mondays - bringing it into line with opening hours at the Museum in High Street and other museums run by the Colchester & Ipswich Museums.
Published: Monday 14th March 2011
The Never Ending Mural is an ambitious new project that will see the face of Ipswich transformed for the better.
Published: Monday 21st February 2011
A new historical display telling the stories of Margaret Catchpole and the Cobbold family is coming to the Reg Driver Visitor Centre in Christchurch Park.
Published: Friday 7th January 2011
The Saatchi exhibition will be closing on Sunday 9th January so there are just a few days left to see the giant as he sleeps in the Ipswich Art School.
Published: Friday 10th December 2010
Volunteers at Colchester and Ipswich Museums are gathering at Christchurch Mansion on Saturday 11th December for a ‘thank you tea party’.
Published: Monday 11th October 2010
From 6th November to 24th December Gallery 2 at the Town Hall Galleries will be decked out in white and silver, setting the scene for an elegant exhibition titled 'A White Christmas'.
Published: Wednesday 15th September 2010
Volunteers are needed at Ipswich Art School Gallery in High Street to welcome and help visitors and occasionally help with activities and events.
Published: Thursday 17th June 2010
A new advisory board made up of key local arts and business representatives has been set up to steer the future of the Ipswich Art School gallery.
Published: Wednesday 24th March 2010
Business and civic leaders and art-lovers have been given a tour of the former Ipswich Art School to find out the Borough Council's plans to turn it into a major new gallery/museum.
Published: Tuesday 9th March 2010
The Saatchi Gallery in London has been unveiled as the major collection planning to loan important works to the proposed art gallery and museum in High Street, Ipswich Borough Council announced.
Published: Tuesday 2nd March 2010
Ipswich Borough Council and Suffolk New College are exploring plans to create a new art facility at the former Art School in High Street. Owned by the College, the building currently stands empty.