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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.

COLLECT

COLLECT //

15 AUGUST - 6 SEPTEMBER

Featuring an incredible line up of 50+ artists, THE LOCK-UP COLLECT is your chance to see and invest in work by some of the best artists in the Hunter and beyond.

COLLECT //

DANCING WITH THE DEAD

DANCING WITH THE DEAD //

20 JUNE - 9 AUGUST 2020

DANCING WITH THE DEAD is a group exhibition that aims to illuminate the convergence of memory and corporeality within a larger context of 'deaths', and the multiplicity of experiences that fall within it, whether that be physical death, spiritual death or cultural death.

DANCING WITH THE DEAD //

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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