The Lock-Up’s innovatively curated program promotes current, experimental and diverse practices from local, national and international creatives.
SALLY BOURKE // BRUTAL
5 MAY - 11 JUN 2017
Newcastle-based artist Sally Burke will present a large-scale installation made up of portraits for her first solo exhibition since 2009.
MAYHEM AND MADNESS BALL // RAISING LOOT FOR THE LOCK-UP
29 APRIL 2017 -
For one night only, get your gangster on and help raise some loot for The Lock-Up at our first ever Mayhem & Madness Ball.
KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR // GROUP EXHIBITION
18 MARCH - 23 APRIL 2017
A group exhibition considering the migratory condition and experience in new places.
RAVI NAGAVEERAN // WRITER IN RESIDENCE
31 MAR - 12 APR 2017
Ravi Nagaveeran will take part in The Lock-Up's residency program as a Writer in Residence in partnership with the Newcastle Writers Festival.
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
We are 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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