Ideas for Creative Exploration is a catalyst for innovative, interdisciplinary creative projects, advanced research and critical discourse in the arts, and for creative applications of technologies, concepts, and practices found across disciplines. It is a collaborative network of faculty, students, and community members from all disciplines of the visual and performing arts in addition to other disciplines in the humanities and sciences. Ideas for Creative Exploration enables all stages of creative activity, from concept and team formation through production, documentation, and dissemination of research.

Ideas for Creative Exploration is supported by Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, the Office of the Vice President for Research, the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, and the Graduate School. Additional support for ICE has been provided by the National Science Foundation, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Dance, Theatre and Film Studies, English, Hugh Hodgson School of Music, Honors Program/Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities, Georgia Museum of Art, and the generous volunteer and financial support of many others.