The Lock-Up presents new work by Newcastle-based artists and collaborators Heidi Axelsen and Hugo Moline.
10am-12pm Every Saturday from
16th December, 2023
The Lock-Up presents ARTS IN THE YARD – a free contemporary art workshop for kids, every Saturday morning.
Khaled Sabsabi, will be utilising this residency to complete initial research and preparation for his solo exhibition at The Lock-Up in 2024.
‘Revisioning the Past’ /
Nicole Chaffey, Julie Gough, John Maynard and Gionni di Gravio
3rd December, 2023
First Nations artists Nicole Chaffey and Julie Gough discuss ideas and stories related to their current solo exhibitions at The Lock-Up.
Join artists Julie Gough and Nicole Chaffey in an intimate walkthrough of their respective solo exhibitions at The Lock-Up.
Julie Gough will be completing an artist residency at The Lock-Up while installing her solo exhibition, Disclosure. Opening Friday, 5:30PM 20 October 2023.
Newcastle-based Biripi artist Nicole Chaffey unravels a complex family history with direct connections to The Lock-Up.
Artist Julie Gough presents a newly developed body of work in her solo exhibition, Disclosure.
A sound work without a score, a dance piece without steps, theatre without words.
Ryota Sato will be completing an artist residency at The Lock-Up while installing the exhibition SIGNALS FROM, a collaboration with Shan Turner-Carroll. Opening Friday 4 August 2023.
JOANNA CALLAGHAN PRESENTS HER FILM ‘RECORD’ FOR THE FIRST TIME IN AUSTRALIA SINCE ITS COMPLETION IN 2020. JOIN US FOR A SCREENING AND IN CONVERSATION AT THE LOCK-UP.
Shan-Turner Carroll and Ryota Sato present a second focussed work in their ongoing creative partnership, working together between Sydney, Australia and Okayama, Japan.
Join artists Peter Gardiner, Damien Linnane and Clare Weeks in conversation with curator Dr Rod Pattenden as they discuss their work featured in the exhibition LOUD SKY.
LOUD SKY is a powerful collaborative exhibition featuring five Hunter-based contemporary artists who have created new works responding to stories of survival. These stories were uncovered through the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in the Hunter Region in 2016.
Presented in partnership with Catapult Dance Hysteria has been developed by Alysha Fewster and Angie Diaz, and featuring choreographer and dancer Jasmin Sheppard and dancer Maddison Fraser.
Alex Golden is The Lock-Up’s COLLECT 2023 Young and Emerging Curator. Alex will be working closely with The Lock-Up’s staff to develop and curate our annual fundraising exhibition.
BACK AGAIN FOR 2023, THE LOCK UP’S FUNDRAISING EXHIBITION COLLECT IS YOUR CHANCE TO SEE AND INVEST IN WORK BY SOME OF THE BEST ARTISTS IN THE HUNTER AND BEYOND.
Come and celebrate the ‘WE ARE’ photographic portraiture project by the WH!P collective.
Join us for an in-conversation between artist Santa Fe based artist Sara Morawetz and Independent Curator Meryl Ryan as they discuss Sara’s current exhibition MEASURE TWICE, CUT ONCE.
During her extended residency at The Lock-Up, Sara Morawetz will be completing a durational performance within the historical cells.
A solo exhibition by Sara Morawetz featuring newly-commissioned works.
A queer sex worker gothic melodrama – Part chronicle, part love letter, part brothel intro, part pirated copy of Microsoft Office 2009. Say it once… Say it twice… But we dare you to say it three times HORNY GHOSTS HORNY GHOSTS HORNY GHOSTS
Join us for an in conversation with artist Alex Seton about his exhibition EVERYTHING WAS BEAUTIFUL AND NOTHING HURT.
CANCELLED: Join us for an intimate in-conversation with artist Michelle Gearin as she discusses her exhibition DOUBLE RAINBOW.
Artist Dorcas Tang will be completing a residency at The Lock-Up to continue expanding her ongoing project Love Me Long Time.
Artist Julie Gough will be utilising this residency to complete initial research and planning for her solo exhibition at The Lock-Up in 2023.