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PopUp Painting Coming to Liverpool

PopUp Painting will be launching in Liverpool in April 2018. Its first partner venues in the city are The Shipping Forecast and The Club House. The company invites guests to “unleash their creativity, wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other”. Now in its fifth year, PopUp Painting runs ‘painting and wine’ events in […]

Artist of the Week: Majella Dowdican

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is Majella Dowdican. Majella Dowdican (b.1987) is an Irish artist based in London. Dowdican studied painting for four years in Ireland, but in recent years her practice has taken the form of sculpture and installation. Dowdican uses materials in a gestural way to explore their physicality; but they are also a [...]

PopUp Painting Delivers Thousandth Event

Now in our fifth year of trading, PopUp Painting has recently passed its thousandth event. Launched in April 2013, PopUp Painting delivers ‘social painting and wine’ events in bars, restaurants and workplaces across London, Birmingham and Manchester. Aimed at non-artists, we invite guests to ‘unleash their creativity – wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in […]

February is LGBT History Month

Today is the beginning of LGBT History Month. It’s a month dedicated to promoting equality and diversity through increasing the visibility of LGBT people and their lives and history; and campaigning for better education, environments and welfare for LGBT people. Last year LGBT History Month focused on citizenship, and commemorated 50 years since the (partial) […]

Artist Of The Week: Vincent Van Gogh!

This week we are featuring Vincent Van Gogh as 'Artist of the Week'. Vincent Van Gogh is one of history's most iconic and celebrated artists. With masterpieces such as Starry Night and the Sunflowers, his work is among the most recognisable in popular culture. Vincent was born in Zundert, Holland, on 30 March 1853. Growing up [...]

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 [...]

A Year in Review: PopUp Painting in 2017

Happy New Year from the PopUp Painting team! 2017 has been quite a year for us. We welcomed new members to the team, launched in new cities, and painted with more guests than ever before. Here are some highlights from the team. We ran more events than ever before - up 25% from 2016 In [...]

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

  As a company all about themed painting events, it shouldn't be a surprise that we absolutely love Christmas. We've got a calendar bursting with festive spirit, and the Christmas playlists are on in the office! We've still got a couple of 'conventional' pieces (such as Starry Night in Angel on 6 December) on the calendar, [...]

Black Friday

Black Friday is here. Check out our offers on selected events and gift vouchers - the perfect Christmas gift. These offers are valid for twenty-four hours only. Don't miss out! Please note that discount codes cannot be used in conjunction with special sale prices. Birmingham Paint Winter Banksy! Birmingham, Thursday 25 January Paint Starry Night [...]