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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.

RELAY LEAGUE

RELAY LEAGUE

ANGELICA MESITI // RELAY LEAGUE

12 AUG - 17 SEP

Angelica Mesiti will present her first solo exhibition in Newcastle, RELAY LEAGUE, a new project curated and developed by Artspace.

ANGELICA MESITI //
RELAY LEAGUE

WORD BENDER - CALL OUT!

CALL OUT

WORD BENDER // CALL OUT

SUBMISSIONS CLOSE DATE - 25 AUGUST 2017 - WORD BENDER DATES - 23 & 24 SEPTEMBER 2017

We're calling out for Hunter-based practitioners to take part in WORD BENDER, a weekend of spoken word, poetry, language and creative collaboration

WORD BENDER //
CALL OUT

SECRET SESSIONS

LIVE ON LOCATION

THE SECRET GARDEN SESSIONS // LIVE ON LOCATION

7PM 26 AUG 2017 -

Presenting emerging musicians to a live audience who, in-turn, become part of the recording and production of the film clip.

THE SECRET GARDEN SESSIONS //
LIVE ON LOCATION

PRACTICE MATTERS

UNIVERISTY OF NEWCASTLE - SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE & BUILT ENVIRONMENT

WOMEN IN PRACTICE // UNIVERISTY OF NEWCASTLE - SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE & BUILT ENVIRONMENT

1 MAR - 18 OCT 2017

Showcasing a wide range of projects, global trends and practice styles from local, national and international practitioners.

WOMEN IN PRACTICE //
UNIVERISTY OF NEWCASTLE - SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE & BUILT ENVIRONMENT

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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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