The Great Painting Event
on 10th July

On the day of the Great Painting Event everyone can paint, draw or make art in collaboration. Your choice of technique! You can join alone, togetherm in a group, in companyt or as part of an event. The day is birthday of finnish female artist Helene Schjerfbeck and also the Day of Finnish Visual Art.The Great Painting Event has been organized since 2011.

In different localities in Finland many groups are arranging free events (in individual cases, there may be a course or gallery fee) and happenings where you can easily join. More information about places you can find in the website called Tapahtumapaikat.

You can share pictures of your artwork (with your name, name of artwork and city) or event in Instagram #maalaustapahtuma @maalaustapahtuma or share them on events main page in Facebook

(If you can't share your pictures by yourself on Facebook, we do it. Send them to email and we share them on Facebook. Please tell us your name, name of the artwork and city)

Our goal is to share joy of art nationally in Finland. We are doing this event for example, in collaboration with caring centers. Who would you like to delight in by exhibiting, collaborative work or donating your work? Would you like to organize a painting event? Would you like to arrange a painting moment in your nursing home?

The organizator of this event is The Finnish Watercolor Society and it has been invited to participate to event nationally foe example art associations, communes, municipalities, nursing homes, hospitals, kindergartens and clubs.

Please follow our pages about event places, information and participation.