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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)

Pop Up in the media

Pop Up Parramatta for Art's Sake by Tom Westbrook.

Presenting sides of the diverse debate around Pop Up Parramatta started by local shopfront owners in Connection Arcade.


Upcoming events with Pop Up Parramatta

Gathered Together Exhibition Opening

Saturday 8 October, 3-5pm


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.

Hungry for some art? Get it direct from the source.

Recent Pop Up Parramatta activities for the diary! 

Get into drinks with the artists…

When: 6pm Thursday 1 September

Where: Connection Arcade, 162-172 Church Street Parramatta

Greet the artists, meet the makers, talk creativity over wine and cheese…

We are delighted to welcome our new feature artists to Pop Up Parramatta:

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

Pop Up Parramatta: ArtBusiness Worshops and the first artists in our spaces

We welcome several new talented artists into our Pop Up Parramatta Spaces within the next month. They are:

Pop Up Parramatta Open Day

Yesterday artists, partners and community toured the available spaces in Parramatta with a very enthusiastic response. Thanks to Arts NSW for supporting this initative and Parramatta Council. Check the blog for the complete entry.


Klaus points out the site map for Pop Up Parramatta

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