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THE LOCK-UP CONTEMPORARY ART SPACE

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The Lock-Up’s innovatively curated program promotes current, experimental and diverse practices from local, national and international creatives.

STITCHED UP

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TIMELESS TEXTILES

STITCHED UP // IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TIMELESS TEXTILES

24 JUN - 6 AUG 2017

Featuring 24 contemporary international and national fibre artists, STITCHED UP gives a voice to the 193 girls who attended The Newcastle Industrial School

STITCHED UP //
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TIMELESS TEXTILES

RELICS IN ALTERS

RELICS IN ALTERS

LOTTIE CONSALVO & JAMES DRINKWATER // RELICS IN ALTERS

8 DEC - 21 JAN 2018

This dynamic duo present their first major combined exhibition presenting works developed both individually and in collaboration.

LOTTIE CONSALVO & JAMES DRINKWATER //
RELICS IN ALTERS

THE SHAPE OF MEMORY

CRITICAL ANIMALS

THE SHAPE OF MEMORY // CRITICAL ANIMALS

29 SEP - 22 OCT 2017

An exhibition presented by Critical Animals as part of This is Not Art (TiNA)

THE SHAPE OF MEMORY //
CRITICAL ANIMALS

WORD BENDER - CALL OUT!

CALL OUT

WORD BENDER // CALL OUT

SUBMISSIONS CLOSE DATE - 25 AUGUST 2017 - WORD BENDER DATES - 23 & 24 SEPTEMBER 2017

We're calling out for Hunter-based practitioners to take part in WORD BENDER, a weekend of spoken word, poetry, language and creative collaboration

WORD BENDER //
CALL OUT

RELAY LEAGUE

RELAY LEAGUE

ANGELICA MESITI // RELAY LEAGUE

12 AUG - 17 SEP

Angelica Mesiti will present her first solo exhibition in Newcastle, RELAY LEAGUE, a new project curated and developed by Artspace.

ANGELICA MESITI //
RELAY LEAGUE

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Artist in Residence

Visiting residents engage with the community, schools and tertiary institutions through lectures, in-conversation events, workshops, open studios and exhibition/performances.

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Our History

In September 2014 The Lock-Up re-launched as a dedicated contemporary art space as a place for exchange, ideas, exploration, information and cultural endeavour.

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Venue Hire

The Lock-Up offers a dramatic setting for your next event in the heart of Newcastle’s heritage precinct.

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