The Lock-Up’s innovatively curated program promotes current, experimental and diverse practices from local, national and international creatives.
NIGEL MILSOM // JUDO-HOUSE PT. 6 (THE WHITE BIRD) 2014 – 2016
20 AUGUST - 25 SEPTEMBER 2016
A solo exhibition by award-winning artist Nigel Milsom which explores pain and joy, loneliness and hope, life and death through painting, video and sculpture.
GROUP EXHIBITION // EVERY BREATH WE TAKE
10 DECEMBER 2016 - 29 JANUARY 2017
Using air as an artistic medium, a motif or as the starting point for artistic research, this exhibition project explores the concept of air and its wider connections.
GESTURE & PRESENCE // Jacobus Capone & Madison Bycroft
4 NOVEMBER - 4 DECEMBER 2016
Installation, performance documentation, photography and live performance with two of Australia’s contemporary art dynamos.
MAYHEM AND MADNESS BALL // SAVE THE DATE
29 OCTOBER 2016 -
For one night only, get your gangster on and help raise some loot for The Lock-Up at our first ever Mayhem & Madness Ball.
GROUP EXHIBITION // REFERENCE POINTS
1 OCTOBER - 30 OCTOBER 2016
This annual exhibition is in tandem with the Critical Animals Research Symposium as part of This Is Not Art Festival.
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
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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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