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THE LOCK-UP CONTEMPORARY ART SPACE

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The Lock-Up’s innovatively curated program promotes current, experimental and diverse practices from local, national and international creatives.

HOW DO I KNOW MY PARROT IS HAPPY: ROSIE DEACON

ROSIE DEACON

HOW DO I KNOW MY PARROT IS HAPPY? // ROSIE DEACON

5 DECEMBER - 31 JANUARY 2021

Rosie Deacon transforms The Lock-Up spaces with her deep, immersive environmental installations that channel the artist's childhood memories of growing up in a rural town in New South Wales.

HOW DO I KNOW MY PARROT IS HAPPY? //
ROSIE DEACON

Trajectory Ensemble with artist Nat Randall

Presented by Tantrum Youth Arts

TRAJECTORY ENSEMBLE WITH ARTIST NAT RANDALL // Presented by Tantrum Youth Arts

14 NOVEMBER - 22 NOVEMBER 2020

Artist Nat Randall will be working with Tantrum Youth Art’s Trajectory Ensemble in an exciting multi-arts collaboration, exploring ideas of liveness and improvisation across performance, video, visual arts and sound.

TRAJECTORY ENSEMBLE WITH ARTIST NAT RANDALL //
Presented by Tantrum Youth Arts

miyarnuwimanha: NICOLE MONKS

NICOLE MONKS

miyarnuwimanha // NICOLE MONKS

12 SEPTEMBER - 8 NOVEMBER 2020

miyarnuwimanha, translating to ‘learning, becoming knowledgeable’, explores the innate and unconscious interconnectedness to Country, community and culture.

miyarnuwimanha //
NICOLE MONKS

COVID-19 REOPENING INFORMATION

COVID-19 REOPENING INFORMATION //

FROM THE 20 JUNE 2020 -

Following the Government’s guidelines and ease of COVID-19 restrictions, The Lock-Up will be reopening under reduced services and implementing procedures to ensure we will be doing our best to keep our community, volunteers and staff safe.

COVID-19 REOPENING INFORMATION //

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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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