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THE LOCK-UP CONTEMPORARY ART SPACE

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

EVERY BREATH WE TAKE

EVERY BREATH WE TAKE

GROUP EXHIBITION // EVERY BREATH WE TAKE

10 DECEMBER 2016 - 29 JANUARY 2017

Using air as an artistic medium, a motif or as the starting point for artistic research, this exhibition project explores the concept of air and its wider connections.

GROUP EXHIBITION //
EVERY BREATH WE TAKE

CRITICAL ANIMALS

CRITICAL ANIMALS

GROUP EXHIBITION // CRITICAL ANIMALS

1 OCTOBER - 30 OCTOBER 2016

A group exhibition of emerging and established artist pushing the boundaries of contemporary art - presented by Critical Animals as part of This is Not Art festival (TINA).

GROUP EXHIBITION //
CRITICAL ANIMALS

IT'S TIMELY TOO

IT'S TIMELY TOO

GROUP EXHIBITION // IT'S TIMELY TOO

25 JUNE - 7 AUGUST 2016

A group exhibition inspired by Gough Whitlam's two landmark speeches of 1972 and 1974.

GROUP EXHIBITION //
IT'S TIMELY TOO

In Conversation – artist Tim Bruniges and curator Meryl Ryan

ARTIST IN CONVERSATION

TIM BRUNIGES AND MERYL RYAN // ARTIST IN CONVERSATION

1 JUNE 2016 -

Join artist Tim Bruniges as he discusses his exhibition STATIC + SILENCE with established curator Meryl Ryan

TIM BRUNIGES AND MERYL RYAN //
ARTIST IN CONVERSATION

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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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