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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.

EXPERIMENTA MAKE SENSE: INTERNATIONAL TRIENNIAL OF MEDIA ART

INTERNATIONAL TRIENNIAL OF MEDIA ART

EXPERIMENTA MAKE SENSE // INTERNATIONAL TRIENNIAL OF MEDIA ART

3 FEB - 18 MAR 2018

The Lock-Up once again partners with Experimenta Media Arts to present an exhibition that expresses the disconcerting and delightful world of the digital age.

EXPERIMENTA MAKE SENSE //
INTERNATIONAL TRIENNIAL OF MEDIA ART

FINAL REMEMBERING & IN THE HALLS OF MY YOUTH

JAMES DRINKWATER: IN THE HALLS OF MY YOUTH

LOTTIE CONSALVO: FINAL REMEMBERING // JAMES DRINKWATER: IN THE HALLS OF MY YOUTH

8 DEC - 21 JAN 2018

The first major exhibitions by this dynamic creative duo in Newcastle to date with the artists presenting works developed individually shown side by side.

LOTTIE CONSALVO: FINAL REMEMBERING //
JAMES DRINKWATER: IN THE HALLS OF MY YOUTH

EXPERIMENTA MAKE SENSE OPENING WEEKEND EVENTS

OPENING WEEKEND EVENTS

EXPERIMENTA MAKE SENSE INTERNATIONAL TRIENNIAL OF MEDIA ART // OPENING WEEKEND EVENTS

3 FEB 2018 -

Join us for the opening weekend events and hear from some of Australia’s most adventurous contemporary artists, researchers and creative technologists.

EXPERIMENTA MAKE SENSE INTERNATIONAL TRIENNIAL OF MEDIA ART //
OPENING WEEKEND EVENTS

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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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