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PopUp Painting at the London Art Antiques & Interiors Fair! January 2018

  Since our launch our mission has been to bring 'art out of the gallery, and out of the classroom, into the places where people meet on an every day basis'. That's meant bars, restaurants, workplaces, and people's homes. In January 2018 we'll be bringing our events to the London Art Antiques & Interiors Fair [...]

Paint Pudsey! PopUp Painting fundraises for Children In Need

BBC Children In Need is one of the highlights of end of year television. We wouldn’t dream of running a fundraiser on the same night! But next Friday we’ll be at Urban Meadow, just north of Hyde Park, painting our very own Pudseys! The piece takes inspiration from our popular Banksy nights, and was put […]

‘Tis the season to get painting!

Now that we’re on the other side of Halloween the countdown to Christmas truly begins…It’s time to start having some festive fun! We’ve packed our events calendar with seasonal goodies just for you. We’ll be painting a vintage Art Deco Vogue cover, snowy London scenes by Gordon Bruce and Elizabeth Kennedy, our winter version of […]

Happy Halloween!!!

Halloween is a celebration observed in a number of countries on 31 October, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows’ Day. It begins the three-day observance of Allhallowtide, the time in the liturgical year dedicated to remembering the dead, including saints (hallows), martyrs, and all the faithful departed. Halloween activities include trick-or-treating (or the related guising), attending Halloween costume parties, carving pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns, lighting bonfires, […]

Loving Vincent press event with PopUp Painting

Vincent van Gogh is the world’s most famous painter. His Starry Night, Café Terrace at Night, Sunflowers, Wheatfield with Crows and indeed his own face in his many self-portraits are among the most recognised images in our world. Vincent is not only famous for his paintings, but also for his tortured life, notably for cutting [...]

17 paintings that show what it’s like to be a uni student

Everyone loves a good list of something don’t they? University can be a very special time in your life. There are some incredible opportunities to grow as a human. And also for being extremely silly. Enjoy our list! 1 –  When older students meet younger students! Yep, Freshers Week! A great big bang to your first week […]

What is PopUp Painting?

What is PopUp Painting? PopUp Painting was founded in 2013 by three non-artists determined to Unleash Creativity. Our social painting events bring art out of the classroom and gallery, into the places people meet on an every day basis. We pop up in bars, restaurants and workplaces with themed social painting events - taking inspiration [...]

NEW VENUES!

PopUp Painting & events are social painting experiences; making art accessible to everyone by bringing it out of the classroom and gallery and into the places where people meet on a everyday basis! That’s right. Art in pubs restaurants and bars, (as well as workplaces). We are proud to work with a great network of […]

Let Christmas come early!

If someone tells you it’s too early for Christmas present buying. Walk away. Stop talking to them. You don’t need that kind of negativity in your life! A gift card or voucher, is the most personal present there is. It’s the gift of freedom to buy whatever you want, whenever you want it. It’s the […]

OBBY TAKEOVER

The Obby Takeover: How to become an Arts and Craft Wizard for Beginners Obby has taken over the blog today to bring you this piece about the best tips for those people who would like to be more ‘arty’. Obby is a great new website where you can discover incredible courses and workshops all over […]