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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.

GRACE PARTRIDGE

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

GRACE PARTRIDGE // ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

14 JANUARY - 21 JANUARY

Curator Grace Partridge will utilise her time as Artist in Residence to research and develop ideas around the upcoming exhibition DANCING WITH THE DEAD.

GRACE PARTRIDGE //
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

SARA FRUNER

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

SARA FRUNER // ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

21 DECEMBER 2019 - 14 JANUARY 2020

New York City based writer and poet Sara Fruner is The Lock-Up’s current artist in residence who will be working on completing a number of ongoing projects during her residency.

SARA FRUNER //
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

all things are water

all things are water //

8 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 //

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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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