Architect’s insights at Newport Street Gallery

Sat 5 December 2015

​An exclusive Drawing Circle tour of Newport Street Gallery with architect Peter St John of Caruso St John


Drawing in Silver and Gold

Mon 9 November 2015 : 9:00am – 10:00am

​An exclusive Drawing Circle visit to Drawing in Silver and Gold: Leonardo to Jasper Johns at The British Museum


Self Portraiture, Personal Narratives and Selfies

Wed 16 September 2015 : 5:00pm – 8:00pm

An exclusive Drawing Room Network event at Courtauld Institute of Art, including a private tour of exhibition Jonathan Richardson by Himself and an in-conversation between curator Roger Malbert and artist Emma Talbot.

Study Event:

Identity and Politics Reading Group

Sat 5 September 2015 : 11:00am – 12:30pm

A study group led by the artist as part of the Hardeep Pandhal Open Studio.


Visit Hardeep Pandhal’s Studio

3 – 5 September 2015 : 12:00pm – 6:00pm

Glasgow based artist Hardeep Pandhal has been selected for Drawing Room’s summer 2015 Bursary Award. The Bursary Award reflects Drawing Room’s commitment to supporting the development of artists’ practice by providing opportunities for risk taking and…


Hardeep Pandhal in Conversation

Wed 2 September 2015 : 6:30pm – 7:00pm

Join our co-director Kate Macfarlane in conversation with artist Hardeep Pandhal, the 2015 recipient of the Drawing Room Bursary Award. Pandhal experiments with non-linear modes of story-telling, parodic language and his own autobiographical content to reflect upon the displacing effects of…



Sat 11 July 2015 : 2:00pm – 7:00pm

An afternoon allowing you to see what happens behind the doors of Drawing Room and Tannery Arts, Bermondsey. Both organisations are housed in a 1920s industrial building, formerly used as a soup factory amongst other things. Housing studios for over 25…


Late Night Screening

Fri 26 June 2015 : 6:00pm – 8:00pm

We are open till 8pm for the last Late Night opening of DE. FI. CIEN. CY - an exhibition of over 50 works on paper by Polish artist Andrzej Wróblewski (1927-57), Dutch artist René Daniels (b.1950) and Belgian…

Study Project

The Rules of the Library

24 June – 15 December 2015

By Peter Liversidge Billboard poster, a temporary commission for Outset Study The rules for the library are given as instruction; they are rules for behaving within a space or organization, in this case the new Drawing Room Outset Study. They…

Study Event:

Memory and Failure Study Group

Sat 20 June 2015 : 1:00pm – 3:00pm

​A Study Group responding to our exhibition DE. FI. CIEN. CY.

Hardeep Pandhal Bursary Award 2015

17 June – 5 September 2015

Glasgow based artist Hardeep Pandhal has been selected for Drawing Room’s summer 2015 Bursary Award. The Bursary Award reflects Drawing Room’s commitment to supporting the development of artists’ practice by providing opportunities for risk…

Study Event:

Family Drawing Day

Sat 13 June 2015 : 1:00pm – 4:00pm

An afternoon drop-in family workshop designed and led by artist Jessie Brennan.


Standard Deviation: Time and The Body

Sat 30 May 2015 : 1:00pm – 6:30pm

A half day symposium followed by drinks reception and book launch


DE. FI. CIEN. CY Director’s Tour

Fri 29 May 2015 : 7:00pm – 7:45pm

Join Mary Doyle on our late night last Friday of the month for an informal tour of the exhibition DE. FI. CIEN. CY - an exhibition of over 50 works on paper by Polish artist Andrzej Wróblewski (1927-57),…


Luc Tuymans in conversation with Ulrich Loock

Thu 21 May 2015 : 7:00pm – 8:30pm

DE. FI. CIEN. CY  evolved through exchanges between Ulrich Loock and Luc Tuymans around the work of Andrej Wróblewski, who died at the age of 30 in 1957. The conversation will investigate Tuymans's interest in the work…



21 May – 11 July 2015

Andrzej Wróblewski, René Daniels, Luc Tuymans

Curated by Ulrich Loock


DE. FI. CIEN. CY Curator Tour

Wed 20 May 2015 : 6:00pm – 6:45pm

Join curator Ulrich Loock on an informal introductory tour of the exhibition DE. FI. CIEN. CY featuring work by Andrzej Wróblewski, René Daniels and Luc Tuymans. Ulrich Loock was from 1985 to 2010 consecutively the director…


Final Hours

Thu 30 April 2015 : 6:00pm – 9:00pm

For the final hours of Drawing Biennial 2015 online auction we are remaining open for those wishing a last chance to view work before placing their bids. To help with your bidding WIFI will be available and members of the team…


Late Night Friday at #drawingb2015

Fri 24 April 2015 : 6:00pm – 8:00pm

We are open till 8pm for Late Night Friday, join us for a last chance to see Drawing Biennial 2015 and in Outset Study browse resource highlights from Biennial artists. There will be a bar and occasional sound works, by Biennial…


Curatorial Lecture

Tue 14 April 2015 : 7:00pm – 8:30pm

In this lecture, Drawing Room co-director Katharine Stout will explore current trends in drawing, expanding upon her Drawing Biennial 2015 essay, Drawing as a flexible tool in a post-digital age. Katharine Stout is Associate Director, Drawing Room, and Head of Programmes,…


Directors Tour

Fri 27 March 2015 : 7:00pm – 7:45pm

Artists in Drawing Biennial 2015 have been selected by Drawing Room directors Mary Doyle, Kate Macfarlane and Katharine Stout. Join them on our late night last Friday of the month for an informal tour of the exhibition as they discuss key…


Top Picks Tour

Thu 26 March 2015 : 7:00pm – 8:00pm

by Adam Thirlwell and Mark Wallinger


Artist’s View

Sat 21 March 2015 : 3:00pm – 3:45pm

Join select artists from Tannery Art studios on an informal tour of Drawing Biennial 2015. Andrew Bick, Benjamin Deakin, Laura Eldret, Sarah Macdonald, and Ana Rojas Vega will introduce their work and select their favourites from the 263 works on view. …


Drawing Biennial 2015

5 March – 30 April 2015

Drawing One Hundred: One Thousand Works Later

5 March – 30 April 2015

Study Plan Chest Display In our seven Biennials since the inaugural Drawing One Hundred in 2003, over 1,300 drawings have been specially made for Drawing Room and auctioned in support of our programme. Coinciding with Drawing Biennial 2015, this Study display celebrates the…


Lost London

Fri 27 February 2015 : 6:30pm – 8:30pm

A special evening at Bloomberg Space. Join artist Adam Dant and Will Hunter, Director of the LSA, discussing Dant’s latest show ‘The Budge Row Bibliotheque’, curated by Sigrid Kirk, Arts Co.

Study Event:

Sculpting the Line

Wed 11 February 2015 : 6:30pm – 8:30pm

A special Making Group collaboration with the London Sculpture Workshop


Chromosome Damage Listening Session

Fri 30 January 2015 : 6:00pm – 8:00pm

You are invited us to join us for a one time only chance to view Daniel Guzmán's solo show Chromosome Damage accompanied by music specially selected by the artist. Music is an important part of Guzmá…


Chromosome Damage

13 December 2014 – 21 February 2015

A solo exhibition by Daniel Guzmán

Touring Exhibition:

The Nakeds at De La Warr Pavilion

13 December 2014 – 8 February 2015

David Austen, Fiona Banner, Joseph Beuys, Louise Bourgeois, George Condo, Enrico David, Marlene Dumas, Tracey Emin, Stewart Helm, Chantal Joffe, Maria Lassnig, Paul McCarthy, Chris Ofili, Carol Rama, Egon Schiele, Georgina Starr, Alina Szapocznikow, Nicola Tyson

Study Project

Objects for Chromosome Damage

13 December 2014 – 21 February 2015

This display, which coincides with our main exhibition Chromosome Damage, presents a series of objects selected and loaned by Daniel Guzmán. These objects are indicative of the many influences on Guzmán’s latest series …

Hands On

13 September 2014 – 31 July 2015

Hands On by Lisa Milroy is comprised of over a hundred watercolour drawings of ordinary objects - from hairclip to spanner, sponge to snow globe –that have been photographed as an installation and printed on vinyl for a wall…

Contemporary Drawings at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge

16 June 2014 – 21 June 2015

To complement New Rhythms ,an exhibition of the work of Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, drawings by ten contemporary artists can be found in the attic and ground floor of the Kettle's Yard House in Cambridge. They…

Touring Exhibition:

Full Circle

1 April 2014 – 30 January 2015

Christopher Bond, Marcus Cope, Ben Deakin, Haruka Hashiguchi, Andy Jackson, Inês Rebelo, Keith Roberts, Lizi Sánchez, Belén Uriel, Ross Walker

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…