The Lock-Up’s innovatively curated program promotes current, experimental and diverse practices from local, national and international creatives.
A SECOND SHADOW, PRELUDE AND TRAIL // GROUP EXHIBITION
27 MARCH 2015 - 03 MAY 2015
A multidisciplinary exhibition featuring 10 artists from Melbourne, South Coast NSW and Newcastle.
LOOK SEE 2015 // LOOK SEE 2015
11 DECEMBER 2015 - 31 JANUARY 2016
Look See is an annual exhibition featuring a premium selection of contemporary artists and designers from around the globe, each offering up a very special kind of art that packs a punch.
EXHIBIT A // GROUP EXHIBITION
30 OCTOBER 2015 - 6 DECEMBER 2015
Exhibit A examines the topic of crime and criminality while presenting a fertile conceptual ground for artists.
EXPERIMENTA RECHARGE // GROUP EXHIBITION
10 JULY 2015 - 10 AUGUST 2015
A national touring exhibition which promotes the work of artists who employ, critique and experiment with media and technology.
HIDDEN NATURE // BRETT McMAHON
14 AUGUST 2015 - 20 SEPTEMBER 2015
Brett McMahon’s exhibition seeks to explore the poetic space between what we encounter and expect, and what is felt, intuited and eluded.
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
Re opening 5th September, when we will be 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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