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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.

A Second Shadow, Prelude and Trail

GROUP EXHIBITION

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.

A SECOND SHADOW, PRELUDE AND TRAIL //
GROUP EXHIBITION

LOOK SEE 2015

LOOK SEE 2015

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.

LOOK SEE 2015 //
LOOK SEE 2015

EXHIBIT A

GROUP EXHIBITION

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.

EXHIBIT A //
GROUP EXHIBITION

Experimenta Recharge

GROUP EXHIBITION

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.

EXPERIMENTA RECHARGE //
GROUP EXHIBITION

HIDDEN NATURE

BRETT McMAHON

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.

HIDDEN NATURE //
BRETT McMAHON

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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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