Hello Readers!  Please find below a compilation of common IELTS Speaking Questions about ARTS. Feel free to add other questions in the comment box. You may also answer some of the questions and let other readers correct them or leave their feedback. 

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Art Galleries

Are there many art galleries where you live?

Did you like to go to art galleries when you were a child?

Should people have to pay to go to art galleries?

Have you ever gone to an exhibition?

Do you know any art galleries? Are there any in the place where you live?

Were you interested in art when you were young?

Do you enjoy taking photographs?

What things do you like to photograph?

Do you consider photography an art form?

Do you visit museums when you go to another city?

Have you ever visited an art museum?

What art form do you like best?

What art museums have you visited? Which did you like the best? Why? Which did you like the least? Why?

What is art?

Do you know any art gallery? Is there any in the place where you live?

When was the last time you went to an art museum?

Who are some famous artists in your country?

Who is the most famous artist in your country? What kind of art does he do?

Why do you enjoy art?

Do you like art? [Why?/Why not?]

How do you feel about art?

What form of art do you like the most?

What kind of art are you best at?

In you childhood, what experience of art did you have?

What experience of art did you have when you were younger?

Did you do any artistic activities when you were a child?

Did you learn any artistic activities when you were a child?

Did you ever do any artwork when you were a child?

Did you ever produce any artwork (or, works of art) when you were a child?

Do you ever buy (or, have you ever bought) a painting?


The Importance of Art

Do you think art is an important part of life?

What benefits does (participating in) art bring to people?

How important do you think art is in the lives of people?

Why do you think people like to have a painting (or other artwork) in their homes?





Describe a work of art that you really like. Tell:

What it looks like

Where you first saw it

Why you like it


Describe a well-known painting you have seen or know about You should say:

What it looks like

What is interesting about it

Why it is well-known





Do you consider yourself a good artist?

Do you enjoy your art class at school?

Do you like modern art?

Do you like paintings?

Do you like sketching?

Do you like to visit art museums?

Do you like wood carving?

Do you think it is proper to call nude paintings art?

Do you think music and dancing are forms of art?

Do you think of cartoons and comics as art?

Have you ever been to any famous art museums?

What famous painters do you know? What are they famous for?

What is the longest time that you have spend on a painting?

What would life be like without art?

Who is your favorite painter?

Why do artist like to draw women’s figures?

Why is art important?

Why do people become professional artists?

Have you ever participated in any art competitions?

Do you have a favorite painting? If so, what is it? Why do you like it?

Do you agree with this statement? Graffiti is a form of art; a form of expressing one’s mind.

Do you like to doodle? What kinds of doodles do you make? Where and when do you doodle?

In your opinion, is design an important part of culture?

Is design a great importance in your daily life?

If you could buy a great work of art, what would it be? (style, title, artist’s name…)

Do you think performance art should be considered art?

Have you ever seen performance art?

Does art imitate life?

Are movies a form of art?