About us

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.



Outer Space 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: Guy Lobwein - APOGEE 
16 January— 13 February 2023



Maluw Adhil Urngu Padanu Mamuy Moesik (Legends from the deep sitting peacefully on the waters) | Institute of Modern Art (IMA)

See selected works from the 23rd Biennale of Sydney - rīvus

Start date 28 January 2023
End date 29 April 2023
Presented by Institute of Modern Art (IMA)
Cost Free

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Image: Yessie Mosby, 'Maluw Adhil Urngu Padanu Mamuy Moesik (Legends from the deep, sitting peacefully upon the waters)' (detail), 2022; Torres Strait 8, 'Poster wall' (detail), 2022. Posters by Mooki Pen, Dylan Mooney, Guy Ritani, BlakSeed, Waniki Maluwapi, and Jaelyn Biumaiwai. Installation view, 23rd Biennale of Sydney: rīvus, 2022, Pier 2/3 Walsh Bay Arts Precinct. Photo: Document Photography.

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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.