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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.

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 though the work of eight contemporary artists.

I LOVE YOU MELISSA //

KNOWN | UNKNOWN

KNOWN | UNKNOWN //

6 APR - 27 MAY 2019

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

KNOWN | UNKNOWN //

INTERNAL PRESSURE

BRADDON SNAPE

INTERNAL PRESSURE // BRADDON SNAPE

1 FEB - 17 MAR 2019

A major site specific solo exhibition by established Newcastle based artist Braddon Snape and the culmination of Snape’s PhD research over the past four years.

INTERNAL PRESSURE //
BRADDON SNAPE

IN CONVERSATION

BRADDON SNAPE WITH DR FAYE NEILSON

IN CONVERSATION // BRADDON SNAPE WITH DR FAYE NEILSON

5.30 - 7PM - WEDNESDAY 20 FEBRUARY 2019

Join Dr Faye Neilson as she chats with artist Braddon Snape about his solo exhibition INTERNAL PRESSURE.

IN CONVERSATION //
BRADDON SNAPE WITH DR FAYE NEILSON

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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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