About Pop Up North Queensland (PUNQ)

Andrea Huelin pop up studio and gallery, Northtown Shopping Centre

Friday 2 August – Sunday 11 August 2019

Pop Up North Queensland (PUNQ) is an exciting arts festival, taking place throughout various locations in the Townsville CBD. Designed to occupy empty spaces and breathe new life into the city with creative activity, Umbrella is proud to present more than 30 pop-up art spaces over ten days.

Each space will be run by artists and feature a vibrant array of workshops, performance and exhibitions. Offerings include pottery/ceramics, fashion, painting, drawing, music, photography, music, digital projection, large-scale installations, jewellery, textiles, printmaking and puppetry.

There will be something for everyone! Come and learn something new, be entertained and purchase beautiful artisan objects.

See what happened at the 2017 festival

This festival is supported by the Townsville City Council under the Community Grants Program.