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.



Dirty Fame Flash Candles Club

Start date 10 June 2022
End date 18 June 2022
Presented by Western Standard Productions
Cost Various

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Death in a Statesman | Debase

Start date 8 November 2022
End date 12 November 2022
Presented by Debase
Cost Various

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Queensland Poetry Festival

Start date 3 June 2022
End date 5 June 2022
Presented by Queensland Poetry Festival
Cost Various

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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.