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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.

HEART OPEN

HUNTER INNOVATION FESTIVAL

HEART OPEN // HUNTER INNOVATION FESTIVAL

6PM - 9PM - SATURDAY 15 MAY 2021

Heart Open explores themes of regeneration and resilience with live music, dance, discussion and performance.

HEART OPEN //
HUNTER INNOVATION FESTIVAL

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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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