Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns
Arts Cairns is Arts Queensland’s direct representation in the north of the state, and was born from the amalgamation of the former Cairns Regional Office (CRO) and the Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns.
The Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns at 96 Abbott Street is a significant piece of Queensland Government regional arts infrastructure consisting of The Theatre, a 241 seat black box theatre, The Space, a large open plan rehearsal and performance venue, two A Class galleries, meeting and workshop facilities , plus our cafe and theatre bar number 96.
The Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns is also home to resident AQ funded companies JUTE Theatre Company and KickArts Contemporary Arts, as well as partnering with End Credits Film Club to provide the ongoing contemporary cinema program, Unseen Cinema.
Based at the Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns, the Arts Cairns team are responsible for Arts Queensland’s program delivery and infrastructure management in Cairns and Far north Queensland.