Playing with Light at Ipswich Art Gallery

Exhibition and Shows

1 Dec 2018 to 28 Apr 2019

Let there be light!

Light is intrinsic to our lives, from natural phenomenon like rainbows to advanced technologies including communication, security and medicine, to the simple light bulb. It has a multitude of applications and influences how we see the world. Step out of the darkness and into Playing with Light.

This full-body interactive exhibition explores the big bright, colourful world full of light, lasers and lenses. With over 22 interactive exhibits, Playing with Light explores the role light plays in life and in the world.

Presented by Ipswich Festival 2019

– Sneak past laser light security beams
– Step inside a giant kaleidoscope
– ‘Paint’ with infrared light
– Freeze your shadow on a wall
– Build a telescope

These are just some of the exhibits that will delight your visual senses and test your ingenuity.

Prepare to be illuminated!


Art & Culture Caters for high support needs Caters for limited mobility Disabled access available Family Family Friendly Museums Australia Museums Galleries Australia Non Smoking Parents Room Public Toilet Shop Wheelchair access


From AU$5.00

All day entry.

Event Times

1 Dec 2018 to 28 Apr 2019

Daily Event


Ipswich Art Gallery

d’Arcy Doyle Place, Nicholas Street (between Brisbane and Limestone Streets), Ipswich, 4305

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