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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.

TRANSMISSION

GROUP EXHIBITION

TRANSMISSION // GROUP EXHIBITION

21 OCT - 3 DEC 2017

An exploration into ways contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists are responding to the resurgence in traditional art practices.

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GROUP EXHIBITION

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

New Translation

CATAPULT DANCE'S YOUTH INITIATIVE: THE FLIPSIDE PROJECT

NEW TRANSMISSIONS // CATAPULT DANCE'S YOUTH INITIATIVE: THE FLIPSIDE PROJECT

3 NOV - 5 NOV 2017

Catapult Dance's youth initiative: The Flipside Project in partnership with The Lock-Up, responds to the exhibition 'Transmission.'

NEW TRANSMISSIONS //
CATAPULT DANCE'S YOUTH INITIATIVE: THE FLIPSIDE PROJECT

Transmission Symposium

TRANSMISSION SYMPOSIUM //

12.30PM - 5.30PM - 21 OCT 2017

Join us for an afternoon of conversation, inspiration and knowledge sharing with artists, curators, cultural knowledge holders and academics.

TRANSMISSION SYMPOSIUM //

PRACTICE MATTERS

UNIVERISTY OF NEWCASTLE - SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE & BUILT ENVIRONMENT

WOMEN IN PRACTICE // UNIVERISTY OF NEWCASTLE - SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE & BUILT ENVIRONMENT

1 MAR - 18 OCT 2017

Showcasing a wide range of projects, global trends and practice styles from local, national and international practitioners.

WOMEN IN PRACTICE //
UNIVERISTY OF NEWCASTLE - SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE & BUILT ENVIRONMENT

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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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