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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.

HOW DO I KNOW MY PARROT IS HAPPY: ROSIE DEACON

ROSIE DEACON

HOW DO I KNOW MY PARROT IS HAPPY? // ROSIE DEACON

5 DEC - 27 JAN 21

Rosie Deacon transforms The Lock-Up spaces with her deep, immersive environmental installations that channel the artist's childhood memories of growing up in a rural town in New South Wales.

HOW DO I KNOW MY PARROT IS HAPPY? //
ROSIE DEACON

COLLECT

COLLECT //

15 AUGUST - 6 SEPTEMBER

Featuring an incredible line up of 80+ artists, THE LOCK-UP COLLECT is your chance to see and invest in work by some of the best artists in the Hunter and beyond.

COLLECT //

COVID-19 REOPENING INFORMATION

COVID-19 REOPENING INFORMATION //

FROM THE 20 JUNE 2020 -

Following the Government’s guidelines and ease of COVID-19 restrictions, The Lock-Up will be reopening under reduced services and implementing procedures to ensure we will be doing our best to keep our community, volunteers and staff safe.

COVID-19 REOPENING INFORMATION //

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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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