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THE LOCK-UP CONTEMPORARY ART SPACE

What's On

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

The Future's Knot

The Future's Knot

Critical Animals Presents // The Future's Knot

03 Oct - 26 Oct 2014

The Future’s Knot is a group show provoked by the question of whether or not it is possible to use the very technologies employed by institutions of power to create points of resistance.

Critical Animals Presents //
The Future's Knot

Enduring Parallels

Enduring Parallels //

28 Nov - 30 Nov 2014

Enduring Parallels brings together ten artists from across Australia to present an exhibition of performance art that will inhabit the spaces of The Lock-Up.

Enduring Parallels //

LOOK HEAR EVENTS AT THE LOCK-UP

LOOK HEAR EVENTS AT THE LOCK-UP //

31 Oct - 03 Nov 2014

Through a series of presentations, workshops, exhibitions and more, LOOK HEAR invites guests to soak in the creative atmosphere and be inspired, entertained and informed.

LOOK HEAR EVENTS AT THE LOCK-UP //

LOOK SEE 2014 presents FRESH LICKS

LOOK SEE 2014

FRESH LICKS // LOOK SEE 2014

31 October - 23 November 2014

This year’s LOOK SEE exhibition is titled Fresh Licks and will feature a swag of artworks inspired by music from the finest creative folk around. See artworks from people who design album covers, gig posters, musician portraits and much more.

FRESH LICKS //
LOOK SEE 2014

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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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