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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.

BRUTAL

BRUTAL

SALLY BOURKE // BRUTAL

5 MAY - 11 JUN 2017

Newcastle-based artist Sally Burke will present a large-scale installation made up of portraits for her first solo exhibition since 2009.

SALLY BOURKE //
BRUTAL

RAISING LOOT FOR THE LOCK-UP

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.

MAYHEM AND MADNESS BALL //
RAISING LOOT FOR THE LOCK-UP

KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR

GROUP EXHIBITION

KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR // GROUP EXHIBITION

18 MARCH - 23 APRIL 2017

A group exhibition considering the migratory condition and experience in new places.

KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR //
GROUP EXHIBITION

RAVI NAGAVEERAN

WRITER IN RESIDENCE

RAVI NAGAVEERAN // WRITER IN RESIDENCE

31 MAR - 12 APR 2017

Ravi Nagaveeran will take part in The Lock-Up's residency program as a Writer in Residence in partnership with the Newcastle Writers Festival.

RAVI NAGAVEERAN //
WRITER IN RESIDENCE

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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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