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.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS & OPPORTUNITIES

Dawn Ng | Institute of Modern Art (IMA)

Dawn Ng -  Avalanche
Start date 20 January 2024
End date 18 April 2024
Presented by Institute of Modern Art (IMA)
Cost Free

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Photo: Dawn Ng 'Avalanche II' 2017. Courtesy Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney.

 

 

 

 

Justine Youssef | Institute of Modern Art (IMA)

Justine Youssef -  Somewhat Eternal
Start date 20 January 2024
End date 7 April 2024
Presented by Institute of Modern Art (IMA)
Cost Free

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Photo: Justine Youssef 'Somewhat Eternal' 2023.

 

 

 

 

Arthur Jafa | Institute of Modern Art (IMA)

Arthur Jafa - Love is the Message, the Message is Death
Start date 20 January 2024
End date 7 April 2024
Presented by Institute of Modern Art (IMA)
Cost Free

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Photo: 'Arthur Jafa: Love is the Message, The Message is Death', Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 2016. Photo: Brian Forrest.

 

 

 

 

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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.