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Theatre named in honour of trailblazing Aboriginal artist
The Seven Hill Hub Theatre has been named after renowned Brisbane Aboriginal visual artist Ron Hurley.

Ron Hurley was one of the country’s leading contemporary Aboriginal artists, hailed as one of the first Aboriginal artist to successfully integrate Aboriginal and western art.

Hurley was the first Aboriginal person to graduate from the Queensland College of Art, the site of the Ron Hurley Theatre. He studied at the Queensland College of Art from 1973 to 1975.

Hurley, who grew up and lived his life on Brisbane's south side Holland park, Mt Gravatt and East Brisbane. Ron passed away in 2002.

Rejuvenated by the Brisbane City Council, The Seven Hills Hub is a creative space offering lifestyle and leisure opportunities with facilities and venues for all ages to enjoy. The space includes the 155-seat theatre, an outdoor courtyard with amphitheatre, and a local park. There will also be a community hub with a cafe/kitchen onsite once construction is completed.

Seven Hills Hub is located at 28 Tallowwood Street, Seven Hills, is Brisbane City Council's newest creative precinct.