About us
The Judith Wright Arts Centre will be closed from Saturday 24 December 2022 to Monday 2 January 2023, reopening on Tuesday 3 January 2023. 


Named after Judith Wright, the celebrated Australian poet and activist, the Judith Wright Arts Centre (JWAC) is a vibrant and contemporary visual and performing arts hub, located in the heart of Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley.

Home to some of Queensland’s and Australia’s most dynamic arts organisations, JWAC is a creative space for exciting visual arts programming and for the development and presentation of original and innovative contemporary performance works, including cabaret, circus, dance, music, spoken word and multi-disciplinary arts.



Gordon Hookey: A Murriality | Institute of Modern Art (IMA)

Start date 22 October
End date 23 December
Presented by Institute of Modern Art (IMA)
Cost Free

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Murriland! #1
Collection, HOTA Gallery. Gifted by the citizens of the Gold Coast to future generations 2019
© Gordon Allan Hookey/Copyright Agency, 2021
Photography by Pete Waddington


Outer Face Digital Projection—public art program

Start date Ongoing
End date Ongoing
Presented by Outer Face
Cost Free

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Nightly 5.30pm to 11.30pm 

Current:  Tony Albert, Valley Walkabout (2022)
18 November — 18 December 2022



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Acknowledgement of Country

Arts Queensland acknowledges and pays respect to the custodians and Elders, past present and emerging, of Country and First Nations peoples in Queensland. We acknowledge the continuation of diverse cultural practices and knowledge systems of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that the Judith Wright Arts Centre website may contain images of people who have passed away.