Jen Denzin & Oliver Harlan The Gold Room 2018. Image courtesy the artist. Photography by Jessie Jane Photography.

The Lock-Up’s commitment to delivering outstanding artistic programming would not be possible without the generous support of government funding bodies, corporate sponsors and private donors.

government partners and sponsors

The development of this website is part of Museums & Galleries of NSW’s Lets Get Digital initiative, proudly supported by the NSW Government though Create NSW as part of Arts Restart.

 

supporters and cultural partners

The Lock Up is a not-for-profit organisation that relies on the support of generous people like you.

Becoming a part of The Lock-Up’s Patrons Program is an incredible way to support Australian artists and engage deeply with a nationally recognised organisation and its surrounding artistic community.

 

From tailored exhibition previews to intimate studio tours and artist lunches, the Patrons Program is designed to give supporters unique and intimate experiences. You will get to know our team, meet featured artists and special guests from across Australia as well as connect with other like minded art lovers.

 

Support through our Patrons Program will help us on The Lock-Up’s mission to continue supporting artists to creation new and experimental works.

 

All money donated will help foster our dynamic vision of  supporting artists, both now and into the future.

 

Funds donated through The Lock-Up’s Patron Program are 100% tax deductible.


Patrons are acknowledged at the following levels:

  • Fanatic $1,000 +
  • Advocate $2,500 +
  • Investor $5,000 +
  • Champion $10,000 +
  • Commissioner $25,000 +

Fanatic $1,000 – $2,500 

As an Art Fanatic, you will recieve access to pre-opening events and access to The Lock-Up’s Annual Patrons VIP night as well as the Patrons monthly newsletter.


Advocate $2,500 +

Art Advocates enjoy access to pre-opening events and invitations to The Lock-Up’s Annual Patrons Program VIP event. You will receive the monthly Patrons newsletter and your support will be acknowledged across all of The Lock-Up platforms. 

 

Investor $5,000 +

As an Art Investor, you will receive access to pre-opening events and invitations to The Lock-Up’s Annual Patrons Program VIP event. You will receive behind the scene tours of The Lock-Up exhibitions as well as invitations to artist studios. You will receive the monthly Patrons newsletter and your support will be acknowledged across all of The Lock-Up platforms. 

 

Champion $10,000 +

As Champion, you will experience all that you receive as an Art Investor, plus invitations to the VIP Annual Artist Lunch. You will also have access to an annual tour of a private collection, delivered by a collector.

 

Commissioner $25,000 +

Commissioners are the leaders of The Lock-Up’s donor community. They enjoy all the experiences above as well as dedicated, personalised services and bespoke contemporary art experiences.

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THE LOCK-UP: 1800S POLICE STATION REIMAGINED AS A CONTEMPORARY ART SPACE

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90 Hunter Street
Newcastle NSW 2300
Australia

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