The Lock-Up’s innovatively curated program promotes current, experimental and diverse practices from local, national and international creatives.
TIM BRUNIGES // STATIC + SILENCE
6 MAY - 12 JUNE 2016
Featuring the work of artist Tim Bruniges alongside other Australian artists whose work references rhythm and sound.
BLACK DOUGLAS (AKA ADAM HILL) AND ADAM GECZY // THE MOST GAOLED RACE ON EARTH
18 MARCH - 1 MAY 2016
A hard-hitting collaborative exhibition by Black Douglas and Adam Geczy that speaks directly to racism and the cultural repression and misrepresentation of Indigenous Australians.
NERIDAH STOCKLEY // ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
9 FEBRUARY - 22 FEBRUARY 2016
Neridah Stockley will utilise her time in the residency at The Lock-Up to produce works responding to local domestic/industrial structures, streetscapes, parks, seascapes and landforms.
DAMIEN FROST // NIGHT FLOWERS
6 FEBRUARY - 13 MARCH 2016
Kicking starting 2016, Damien Frost captures London’s underground night life in an exquisite series of portraits.
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
We are 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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