The Lock-Up’s innovatively curated program promotes current, experimental and diverse practices from local, national and international creatives.
JOANNA CALLAGHAN // ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
20 JANUARY - 13 FEBURARY 2017
Joanna Callaghan will utilise this residency to develop a film about Australian identity that weaves together fact and fiction.
KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR // GROUP EXHIBITION
18 MARCH - 23 APRIL 2017
A group exhibition considering the migratory condition and experience in new places.
8 FEBRUARY - 18 FEBURARY 2017 (various dates and time)
Upstage Theatre in partnership with The Lock-Up presents a brand new work, POST.
MAYHEM AND MADNESS BALL // RAISING LOOT FOR THE LOCK-UP
29 APRIL 2017 -
For one night only, get your gangster on and help raise some loot for The Lock-Up at our first ever Mayhem & Madness Ball.
SHAUN GLADWELL // CONTROL
4 FEBRUARY - 12 MARCH 2017
Shaun Gladwell’s works of art are contextualised within The Lock-Up’s history as a police station and lock-up in his first solo exhibition in Newcastle, CONTROL.
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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