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Fri 5 November 2021 : 2:00pm – 3:45pm
This online session of presentations and discussions, selected from an open call, provides access to recent research examining critical issues around contemporary drawing.
Thu 28 October 2021 : 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Thu 21 October 2021 : 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Our current exhibition FIGURE/S: drawing after Bellmer explores how a range of contemporary artists have used drawing to take the ideas of Hans Bellmer (1902-75) in unexpected directions. This online panel includes three of the artists whose work features in the show - Paul Noble, Chloe Piene and Aura Satz - who each have a long-standing fascination with the ideas and art of Bellmer.
Thu 14 October 2021 : 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Join us at Drawing Room for an event to celebrate the book launch of ON FIGURE/S Drawing after Bellmer, published by MA BIBLIOTHÈQUE.
Mon 11 October 2021 : 6:00pm – 7:30pm
To coincide with FIGURE/S: drawing after Bellmer, this online event will explore the practices of both Hans Bellmer (1902-75) and Unica Zürn (1916-70), through illustrated presentations and a conversation between art historians Michael Newman and Sarah Wilson.
Wed 29 September 2021 : 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Join us at Drawing Room for an event to celebrate the book launch of Neil Gall: Drawing, published by Ridinghouse.
28 September 2021
Drawing Act IV is the latest in a series of live projects that connect artists with local community groups, bringing new and alternative perspectives to our exhibition programme. We commissioned Olivia Sterling to lead Drawing Act IV, in response…
Thu 23 September 2021 : 6:00pm – 7:30pm
A panel discussion with artists Rebecca Jagoe, Jade Montserrat and Marianna Simnett with co-curator of FIGURE/S: drawing after Bellmer Michael Newman.
Wed 21 July 2021 : 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion with Amelia Barratt, our current Annotations II artist in residence and Sofia Niazi, artist, illustrator and contributor to the publication The Library Was, as they celebrate and re-imagine the function of ‘the library’. …
Sun 4 July 2021 : 4:00pm – 5:30pm
A Socio-political & Cultural Exploration
Huma Kabakcı, Independent Curator and Development Manager at Drawing Room, will be in conversation with artists Bobby Baker, Lindsey Mendick, Olivia Sterling and Caroline Wong to explore the relationships between food and their artistic practices through the drawings they have made for Drawing Biennial 2021.
Fri 2 July 2021 : 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Join Drawing Biennial 2021 artists Phoebe Boswell, Mandy El-Sayegh, Jake Grewal and Matthew Krishanu in conversation with Isabel Seligman, Monument Trust Curator of Modern and Contemporary Drawing at the British Museum.
Thu 24 June 2021 : 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Join Drawing Biennial 2021 artists Aideen Barry, Richard Ayodeji Ikhide, Nicole Morris & Markus Vater in conversation with Drawing Room Exhibitions Manager Jacqui McIntosh.
Mon 21 June 2021 : 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Join Dr Anita Haldemann, Head of Department of Prints and Drawings and Deputy Director, Kunstmuseum Basel, in conversation with three women artists who have contributed work to our Drawing Biennial 2021: Vanessa Baird (Norway), Sandra Vasquez de la Horra (Chile, lives in Berlin), and Zilla Leutenegger (Switzerland). All three artists explore the female body from widely different perspectives in drawing and painting.
Tue 15 June 2021 : 6:00pm – 7:00pm
This event brings together Drawing Biennial 2021 artists Alvaro Barrington, Jade Montserrat, Hardeep Pandhal and Lindsay Seers, in conversation with Drawing Room co-director Kate Macfarlane
Thu 3 June 2021 : 6:00pm – 7:00pm
An online conversation between four painters on the role of drawing in their painting practice.
Join Drawing Biennial 2021 artists Marcus Cope, Emma Cousin, Nick Goss and Rachel Jones in conversation with Drawing Room Co-Director Mary Doyle.
Thu 29 April 2021 : 4:00pm – 5:30pm
We welcome all teachers and educators to assemble for a hands-on workshop and discussion with artists Halima Akhtar and Rita Evans.
Wed 28 April 2021 : 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Join artist Marc Bauer and Co-Director of Drawing Room Mary Doyle as they take us on a tour of the virtual exhibition, ‘Mal Ȇtre/Performance’.
Mon 15 March 2021 : 6:30pm – 7:30pm
To coincide with her first UK survey, If ever there were an end to a story that had no beginning, Vanessa Baird will discuss the themes in her work and making of the exhibition with its curators, Mary Doyle, Co-Director of Drawing Room, and Gillian Fox, Independent Curator and Assistant Curator at Hayward Gallery Touring.
This exhibition, the artist’s first solo in the UK, introduces Baird’s new works made in pastel and watercolour, ranging from an immense wall size seascape to intimate self-portraits that draw on a wide range of references from her own lived experiences, as well as from Scandinavian folklore and literature.
This event will be taking place on Zoom and will have live subtitles provided by Stagetext.
1 March – 9 May 2021
10 November 2020 – 20 January 2021
Flatpack is the second iteration of our ongoing postal project that engages children remotely. Envelopes of drawings and collage materials are being distributed via schools for children to take home, encouraging self-led drawing in the home! Joy Yamusangie has…
2 November 2020 – 6 January 2021
ONLINE SCREENING NOW LIVE! The Student as Medium is a collaborative project between Drawing Room and the Illustration Animation BA course at University of Kingston. Using the exhibition Not Without My Ghosts: The Artist As Medium as…
21 October 2020 – 22 August 2021
Librarian 12-6pm 22-23rd July; 21-22nd August. Click here to book. Amelia Barratt’s Annotations project connects drawing with the voice, sound and the written word. It revolves around an elusive librarian, a rendition of a…