Global Arts Link

Global Arts Link (GAL) is Ipswich's dynamic, world-class art gallery and social history museum in the city's beautifully restored, heritage listed old town hall. GAL presents a range of visual arts exhibitions with entertaining and educational interpretation. Explore Ipswich's history in the Time Machine, world-class art in the CS Energy Gallery. Entertain the kids the in the Energex Children's Gallery - Lottie's Place, meet our Indigenous inhabitants in Making Tracks or just chill out in the Seven News Global Lounge. GAL offers something for yound and old, for the art enthusiast to the beginner in a heritage icon in the heart of Ipswich.


The City of Ipswich collection, managed by Global Arts Link, contains over 1800 artworks and objects - Australian paintings, watercolous, prints, ceramics and sculptures as well as an extensive collection of photographs about Ipswich's people and culture, and arts and artefacts form Papua New Guinea and Pacific Islands.