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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.

JUDO-HOUSE PT. 6 (THE WHITE BIRD) 2014 – 2016

JUDO-HOUSE PT. 6 (THE WHITE BIRD) 2014 – 2016

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.

NIGEL MILSOM //
JUDO-HOUSE PT. 6 (THE WHITE BIRD) 2014 – 2016

EVERY BREATH WE TAKE

EVERY BREATH WE TAKE

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.

GROUP EXHIBITION //
EVERY BREATH WE TAKE

GESTURE & PRESENCE: Jacobus Capone & Madison Bycroft

Jacobus Capone & Madison Bycroft

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.

GESTURE & PRESENCE //
Jacobus Capone & Madison Bycroft

SAVE THE DATE

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.

MAYHEM AND MADNESS BALL //
SAVE THE DATE

REFERENCE POINTS

REFERENCE POINTS

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.

GROUP EXHIBITION //
REFERENCE POINTS

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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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