Fun palace or community hub: What is an arts centre?

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Alison Croggon

The multi-purpose nature of art centres means they can redefine the role of art in society.

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Arts centres can be the hub of community. Wesley Enoch, Alison Clark, Deborah Cullinan and Michelle Adams at REAP; image supplied.

About the author

Alison Croggon is an award-winning novelist, poet, theatre writer and critic. She has 30 years experience reviewing performance for outlets such as The Australian, the ABC and The Monthly and generated an international reputation as a performance critic with her influential blog Theatre Notes. In 2009 she was the first online critic to win the prestigious Geraldine Pascall Critic of the Year Award.
Twitter: @alisoncroggon