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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.

AIR KEG DE SOUZA

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

AIR KEG DE SOUZA // ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

15 OCT - 21 OCT 2019

Artist Keg de Souza will take up residency at The Lock-Up to install her work for the exhibition OPEN HOUSE.

AIR KEG DE SOUZA //
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

all things are water

all things are water //

7 DECEMBER 2019 - 26 JANUARY 2020

A group show curated by Meryl Ryan and Naomi Riddle that rethinks water as an environment, as a site of escape, as an emotional state, and as a necessity for survival.

all things are water //

OPEN HOUSE

OPEN HOUSE //

19 OCT - 1 DEC 2019

OPEN HOUSE is a group exhibition that attempts to dismantle stigmas surrounding homelessness and present the complexity of the situation by examining and questioning these issues within the larger context.

OPEN HOUSE //

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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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