Study Event:

Artist Waqas Khan in Conversation

Wed 11 December 2013 : 7:00pm – 8:30pm

​Join Pakistani artist Waqas Khan, short-listed for this year's Jameel Prize, in conversation with Salma Tuqan, V&A Middle East Curator and curator of the Jameel Prize exhibition. Waqas Khan was born in Akhtar Abad and now lives…

Study Event:

Marking Language Listening Group

Wed 4 December 2013 : 6:30pm – 8:30pm

An informal session providing an opportunity to discuss sonic themes in our current exhibition Marking Language.  The group will listen to sound works including tracks selected by Pavel Buchler and Karl Holmqvist and discuss texts by Cixous, Cage and…


Tour: Marking Language Highlights

Fri 29 November 2013 : 7:00pm – 7:30pm

Exhibition tour during our late night opening.

Study Event:

Marking Language Reading Group

Wed 20 November 2013 : 6:30pm – 8:00pm

An informal session providing an opportunity to discuss social, political and global issues raised in our current exhibition Marking Language. Using short extracts  from texts by Heidegger, Adorno, Cixous and others, we will take a closer look at the…

Study Event:

Gavin Delahunty On Carl Andre’s Poems

Tue 5 November 2013 : 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Although Carl Andre is best known for laconic things—obdurate sculptures made of metal or bricks, laid flat on the floor in symmetrical configurations—he has also made an art of words. Indeed, Andre is a prolific poet,…


Patrons Event - Private collection visit

Tue 29 October 2013

View the private collection of an artist and architect in east London. Join the Drawing Room directors for this special visit to the home of established artist, Susan Morris and architect Trevor Horne, to view the work of artists they…


Marking Language Seminar

Thu 10 October 2013 : 2:00pm – 5:00pm

This event will include the participation of six of the artists in Marking Language, an exhibition exploring the relationship between linguistic communication and drawing in recent art. The afternoon will include: ‘The look of words, the ideas they…


Marking Language

10 October – 14 December 2013

Pavel Büchler, Johanna Calle, Annabel Daou, Matias Faldbakken, Karl Holmqvist, Bernardo Ortiz, Shahzia Sikander

José Antonio Suárez Londoño

10 October – 14 December 2013

Plan Chest Display José Antonio Suárez Londoño was born in 1955 in Medellín, Colombia, and is considered one of the most respected living artists in Colombia, particularly for his role in reviving drawing.  …


Marking Language Curator’s Tour

Wed 9 October 2013 : 6:00pm – 6:45pm

An informal tour of the exhibition Marking Language with Kate Macfarlane, Co-Director of Drawing Room and curator of Marking Language. Free, no booking nessecary


Witch Dance

Tue 24 September 2013 : 7:30pm – 8:30pm

​Artist Donna Huddleston presents a new performance work.


Open Day

Sat 21 September 2013 : 1:00pm – 6:00pm

We are joining local gallery White Cube, Bermondsey Project and Southwarks Studios in opening our doors as part of Bermondsey Street Festival.


Patrons Event - A secret place with Cornelia Parker

Thu 19 September 2013 : 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Artist Cornelia Parker invites you to join her on a visit to a place that is of special significance to her and her practice. The evening will begin with a visit to a gallery in N1, followed by a…

Touring Exhibition:

Connecting Worlds

9 September 2013 – 14 March 2014

Michael Armitage, Marisol Malatesta, Liz Murray, Frank Pudney, paula roush, Lucia Vera

curated by Drawing Room in collaboration with UBM plc.


UBM Artists Lunchtime talk

Wed 4 September 2013 : 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Olivia Bax, Jack Brindley & Freya Douglas-Morris in conversation with the exhibition curators


Ciara Phillips in Conversation

Thu 15 August 2013 : 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Drawing Room Co-director Mary Doyle in conversation with artist Ciara Phillips, the 2013 recipient of the Drawing Room Bursary Award. Her practice explores an expanded approach to printmaking and photography as well as the collaborative nature of art production and the…

Ciara Phillips Bursary Award 2013

5 – 25 August 2013

The Bursary Award reflects Drawing Room’s commitment to supporting the development of artists’ practice by providing opportunities for risk taking and experimentation. Every two years we offer an artist the opportunity to develop a body of work…


UBM Artists Lunchtime talk

Mon 3 June 2013 : 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Christopher Bond, Marcus Cope & Benjamin Jenner in conversation with the exhibition curators


Auction Finale

Wed 15 May 2013 : 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Join us at Drawing Room on the final evening of Drawing Biennial 2013.


Beyond the Biennial: Studio Visits

Thu 9 May 2013 : 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Join Drawing Room directors to visit the studios of three artists whose work is featured in Drawing Biennial 2013.


Verhoeven & Kinder Selects

Sat 27 April 2013 : 4:00pm – 5:00pm

We invite well-known thinkers and creatives to make a selection of their top works from the Drawing Biennial exhibition.


Tour: Biennial Highlights

Fri 26 April 2013 : 7:00pm – 7:30pm

Exhibition tour during our late night opening


Drawing Biennial 2013

18 April – 15 May 2013

Over 200 specially made drawings by an international line-up of artists.

Touring Exhibition:

Signs of the City

8 April – 6 September 2013

Olivia Bax, Christopher Bond, Jack Brindley, Rob Chavasse, Marcus Cope, Freya Douglas-Morris, Benjamin Jenner

curated by Drawing Room in collaboration with UBM plc.


Artists in Conversation

Wed 27 March 2013 : 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Artists David Batchelor, Tania Kovats and David Musgrave talk about their relationship to drawing and the role it plays within their practices. All three artists will feature in Drawing Biennial 2013.

Shop Pop-Up

4 March 2013 – 21 February 2015

We are expanding our shop into a seasonal 'pop-up' featuring an eclectic range of unique works, limited editions and discounted books. ALSO SHOP ONLINE HERE Highlights include: - Lothar Götz ​Untitled, 2014. Eight colour lithograph on grey Magnani…


Drawing : Sculpture

14 February – 6 April 2013

Sara Barker, Anna Barriball, Alice Channer, Aleana Egan, Knut Henrik Henriksen, Bojan Šarcevic, Dan Shaw-Town


Drawing: Sculpture Curator’s Tour

Wed 13 February 2013 : 6:00pm – 9:00pm

An informal tour of the exhibition Drawing: Sculpture with Kate Macfarlane, Co-Director of Drawing Room and co-curator of Drawing:Sculpture.


UBM Artists Lunchtime Talk

Mon 11 February 2013

This is the second in a series of talks in conjunction with the exhibition Material Matters presented by Drawing Room in collaboration with UBM. Participating artists Rebecca Ackroyd , Ben Newton and Keith Roberts will be in conversation with the exhibition…


Kate Davis in conversation with Roger Malbert

Thu 31 January 2013 : 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Kate Davis will be in conversation with Roger Malbert, Senior Curator, Hayward Touring, Southbank Centre, London.


Kate Davis - Not Just the Perfect Moments

4 December 2012 – 2 February 2013

Kate Davis

Touring Exhibition:

Material Matters

2 October 2012 – 6 March 2013

Rebecca Ackroyd, Mauro Bonacina, Sarah Bridgland, Will Jarvis, Ben Long, Ben Newton, Keith Roberts, Lizi Sanchez

​Curated by Drawing Room in collaboration with UBM.