Art In The City

Making its debut during SoMAC is a brand new event for Gloucester: Art In The City. An exciting live painting event taking place across the entire city, visitors will be able to watch hundreds of artists create their interpretations of the city ofGloucester. This is a celebration of the city, its people, its architecture and its culture; seen through the lens of a wide range of art styles.

Art In The City is organised by Marketing Gloucester as part of SoMAC – Gloucester’s Summer of Music, Arts and Culture.


The Competition

Whether it’s iconic landmarks such as the magnificent Gloucester Cathedral or the picturesque Victorian Docks, or street scenes of everyday life, artists will be competing in this exciting event for all to see.

The finished pieces will be displayed in a gallery exhibition where the judges will award prizes  to the best work in each of the categories.


The Judging Panel

Lady Bathurst
High Sheriff of Gloucestershire

P J Crook

Russel Haines


Art Workshops

There will be interactive sessions throughout the city where members of the public can try their hand at various art workshops.


Art Demonstrations


A ‘flash’ exhibition will be set up where the artists’ work will be judged




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