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THE LOCK-UP CONTEMPORARY ART SPACE

What's On

The Lock-Up’s innovatively curated program promotes current, experimental and diverse practices from local, national and international creatives.

MAYHEM & MADNESS FUNDRAISER

MAYHEM & MADNESS FUNDRAISER //

7PM SATURDAY 30 MARCH 2019 -

Join us for the party of the year as The Lock-Up transforms for one night only into a funked-up extravaganza of music, partying and groove.

MAYHEM & MADNESS FUNDRAISER //

I LOVE YOU MELISSA

I LOVE YOU MELISSA //

1 JUN - 21 JUL 2019

Using the words found graffitied on a cell wall at The Lock-Up as muse, I LOVE YOU MELISSA explores the complexities of love through the work of eight contemporary artists.

I LOVE YOU MELISSA //

KNOWN | UNKNOWN

KNOWN | UNKNOWN //

6 APR - 26 MAY 2019

Featuring artists who work with their own bodies to explore notions of personal, cultural and social identity.

KNOWN | UNKNOWN //

COLLECT

COLLECT

THE LOCK-UP // COLLECT

21 MAR - 30 MAR 2019

Featuring an incredible line up of 50+ artists, THE LOCK-UP COLLECT is your chance to see and invest in work by some of the best artists in the Hunter.

THE LOCK-UP //
COLLECT

JOHNNY BAKERLITE - THINKING OUT LOUD

THINKING OUT LOUD

JOHNNY BAKERLITE // THINKING OUT LOUD

4:30PM SATURDAY 23 MARCH & 4:30PM SUNDAY 24 MARCH 2019 -

The Lock-Up and the Newcastle Fringe Festival present Johnny Bakerlite...

JOHNNY BAKERLITE //
THINKING OUT LOUD

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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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