The Lock-Up’s innovatively curated program promotes current, experimental and diverse practices from local, national and international creatives.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Visiting residents engage with the community, schools and tertiary institutions through lectures, in-conversation events, workshops, open studios and exhibition/performances.Read More
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.Read More
The Lock-Up offers a dramatic setting for your next event in the heart of Newcastle’s heritage precinct.Read More
Re opening 5th September, when we will be open from 10am to 4pm, Wednesday to Saturday, Sunday 11am-3pm. Drop in and say hello!
Located in one of Newcastle’s most significant heritage buildings, The Lock-Up is a multidisciplinary contemporary arts space and inner city hub for creative thinking and doing.
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