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.



Kellie O’Dempsey, Wish You Were Here Too (2022) | Outer Space

Start date 22 July 2022
End date 18 August 2022
Presented by Outer Space
Cost Free
Photo Kellie O’Dempsey

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Dream boat: sunlight and leadlight | Outer Space

Start date 27 July 2022
End date 20 August 2022
Presented by Outer Space
Cost Free
Photo Courtesy Dana Lawrie and Sarah Poulgrain

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ADC's Youth Ensemble | Echo

Start date 19 August 2022
End date 20 August 2022
Presented by Australasian Dance Collective
Cost Various
Photo @tothe_beat

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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.