Pop Up Parramatta's blog

Pop Up in the media

Below is a summary of the variety of media coverage Pop Up Parramatta has attracted this year. Both positive and negative, it's turned out to be an interesting mix. Some are reflections of participants, the others media or other businesses.

http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/art-and-design/popup-principle-allows-groups-to-get-creative-in-unused-spaces-20111213-1osve.html (Sydney Morning Herald)


Upcoming events with Pop Up Parramatta

Gathered Together Exhibition Opening

Saturday 8 October, 3-5pm

Quirk-ability

Shopfront 1A, Connection Arcade, 162-172 Church Street Parramatta

Curated by the directors of artist run initative Quirk-ability, this show celebrates diversity and interaction featuring wearable art, textiles and a range of art practices. Exhibition continues until 22 October.

Coming soon...

Small Sculpture with Adam Galea

Saturday 15 or 22 October at Quirk-ability shopfront from 10.30am-3pm. Workshop cost is $100.

Drawing with Marius Jastkowiak


meet the artists at Pop Up

We welcome spring to Pop Up Parramatta and invite you to chat to the artists over wine and cheese.

Join us from 6-8pm, Thursday 1 September at Connection Arcade, Corner Darcy and Church Street Parramatta - two minutes walk from Parramatta train station.


Artist Run Initiative Forum: Parramatta, 1 July

How do ARIs remain viable in an increasingly competitive marketplace? Which model fits? What are the pitfalls, joys and challenges of setting up an artist run initiative? Join our engaging panel of speakers: Julie Burke from Firstdraft, Kat Sapera of Chalk Horse, Kim Goldsmith from Fresh Arts and Eleanor Er from Sydney Art Exchange to hear the individual journeys of ARIs plus it's many variations and progressions.


Pop Up Parramatta - new website

Please have a look at our Shiny New Website. You can apply online to PUP through the 'about' section of the site. We are also excited to welcome the artists into the Shopfront Spaces and they are looking forward to opening soon or currently operating - Chrissie Chamberlain, Anton Pulvirenti, Parramatta Clay, Quirk-ability and Loniart. We also welcome new artists into our studio spaces - Michelle Freeman and 4 Element Studios.


upcoming forum workshops for Pop Up Parramatta

So you've got your artistic and creative side sorted. Want to brush up on your business skills? This series is designed for artists who are interested in Pop Up Parramatta - the second of four planned for 2011.

 Artist Run Initiative Forum

Friday 1 July



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