• Free Public Art Gallery
  • Opening Hours
  • Tuesday–Saturday 11am–6pm
  • First Thursday of Every Month 11am–9pm


Institute of Modern Art

Ground Floor, Judith Wright Centre
420 Brunswick Street
Fortitude Valley
Brisbane QLD 4006

Opening Hours

Tuesday–Saturday 11am–6pm
Extended hours
First Thursday of
every month

The gallery is closed during exhibition changeovers, on public holidays, Easter weekend, and over the Christmas/New Year break.

Contact Info

TEL      +61-7-3252-5750
FAX      +61-7-3252-5072
EMAIL  ima(at)ima(dot)org(dot)au

The Judith Wright Centre

The IMA is located in the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, which also houses theatre spaces, resident companies and agencies including Carbon Media, Circa, Expressions, Flying Arts, as well as Arthouse Coffee.


The gallery entrance is on the ground floor of the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, on Berwick Street. There is wheelchair access and an accessible toilet with baby changing facilities also located on the ground floor. We welcome guide and support dogs. The staff at reception are happy to answer any questions you may have on the exhibition and access.


Nearby parking lots include Wilson Parking, Berwick Street (opposite the IMA); King’s Parking, Warner Street; Chinatown Car Park, Ann and Wickham Streets; and Chinatown Mall, Alfred and Alden Streets.

Public Transport

The 199, 196 and 195 buses stop  directly outside the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Art, and the IMA is just a five-minute walk from Fortitude Valley train station. Visit the Translink Website for more information.

Brisbane Accommodation

We recommend Hotel Urban Brisbane or Miro Apartments.


Artisan is across the road, and there are a number of other galleries in the neighbourhood, including Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Philip Bacon GalleriesEdwina Corlette Gallery, Fire-Works, Heiser Gallery, and Jan Murphy Gallery. The area—Fortitude Valley and nearby James Street—is known for its boutique shopping and nightclubs, its entertainments, eateries, and bars.

Other Brisbane Galleries

Museums: Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art
Commercial galleries: Milani Gallery, Jan Manton, David Pestorius Projects.
University art museums: Griffith University Art Gallery, QUT Art Museum, UQ Art Museum. Independent artspaces: MAAP Space and Metro Arts. Artist-run initiatives: Boxcopy

Elsewhere in Queensland

Gold Coast: Gold Coast City Art Gallery. Mackay: Artspace. Townsville: Umbrella Studio. Cairns: KickArts