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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.

KNOWN | UNKNOWN

KNOWN | UNKNOWN //

6 APR - 26 MAY 2019

Featuring artists who work with their own bodies to explore notions of personal, cultural and social identity.

KNOWN | UNKNOWN //

I LOVE YOU MELISSA

I LOVE YOU MELISSA //

1 JUN - 21 JUL 2019

Using the words found graffitied on a cell wall in The Lock-Up as muse, I LOVE YOU MELISSA explores the complexities of love through the work of five contemporary artists.

I LOVE YOU MELISSA //

THE BODY & IDENTITY FORUM

THE BODY & IDENTITY FORUM //

1PM – 4.30PM SATURDAY 25 MAY 2019 -

Join us on the closing weekend of the exhibition KNOWN | UNKNOWN as artists from a range of disciplines, cultural knowledge holders and academics discuss performance practice, language, culture and the politicised body.

THE BODY & IDENTITY FORUM //

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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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