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Summer Drawing Club

13 – 17 August 2018 : 2:00pm – 4:00pm

What would you like your city to be?

Join artist Jenni Fagerstrom to create a dynamic, 3D cityscape using all sorts of recyclable materials. Each day we’ll add more to the city and at the end of the week we’ll be lighting up our creation to see how it comes alive at night…

You are welcome to join for the whole week or just one afternoon.

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A Slice through the World - Curator’s tour

Sat 14 July 2018 : 1:00pm – 1:30pm

Join co-curator of A Slice through the World Kate Macfarlane for an informal tour of the exhibition.

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Artist’s Secret Place with Shezad Dawood

Fri 6 July 2018 : 10:00am – 11:30am

Drawing Room is pleased to offer Drawing Circle members, and a limited number of Network members, the opportunity to join artist Shezad Dawood on the North Bank of the River Thames on a mudlarking expedition, followed by lunch (optional).

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Drop in and Draw

27 June – 5 August 2018 : 12:00pm – 6:00pm

Pick up pens, pencils, chalks and a sketchbook from the front desk, wander the gallery and be inspired to create your own works of art. We’d love to see them when you’re done! Share in person or tag on social media using #DRDropinAndDraw.

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Private tour of Tacita Dean: LANDSCAPE at the Royal Academy of Arts

Fri 22 June 2018 : 9:00am – 10:00am

Drawing Room is pleased to offer Drawing Circle members, and a limited number of Network members, the opp​ortunity to attend a private tour of Tacita Dean: LANDSCAPE at the Royal Academy of Arts with exhibition curator Dr Désirée de Chair. The internationally renowned visual artist Tacita Dean will explore “landscape” in its broadest sense with intimate collections of natural found objects, a mountainous blackboard drawing, a series of cloudscapes in chalk on slate and a major new experimental 35mm film.

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The End of Human Magic

Wed 20 June 2018 : 7:00pm – 8:30pm

FORUM: The End of Human Magic - artist David Musgrave and artificial intelligence researcher Alex Graves consider the limits of human expression and being.

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A Slice through the World - Curators’ and artists’ tour

Tue 12 June 2018 : 6:00pm – 6:30pm

​Join curators Kate Macfarlane and Stephanie Straine, and artists Karl Haendel, David Haines and David Musgrave for an informal tour of the exhibition.

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Drop in and Draw - with live music

Sun 20 May 2018 : 2:00pm – 6:00pm

Come along to our first Drop in & Draw session at Drawing Room’s new gallery. Happening alongside our orchestral concert Parallel Lines, pick up pens, pencils, chalks and a sketchbook from the front desk, and let the music inspire you to create your own works of art.

We’d love to see them when you’re done! Share in person or tag on social media using #DRDropinAndDraw.

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Parallel Lines with Ubu Ensemble

Sun 20 May 2018 : 2:00pm – 6:00pm

Join us at our new gallery in Elephant and Castle for an afternoon of music with the Guildhall’s Ubu Ensemble. Presenting an extensive programme that celebrates the friendships and connections between composers and visual artists. Performing works by Georges Auric, Francis Poulenc, Erik Satie and Edgard Varese amongst others.

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Private tour of Artists at Work at The Courtauld Gallery

Fri 18 May 2018 : 9:30am – 10:30am

Drawing Room is pleased to offer Drawing Circle members, and a limited number of Network members, the opp​ortunity to attend a private tour of Artists at Work at The Courtauld Gallery with exhibition curator Deanna Petherbridge. Through a selection of drawings from the sixteenth to the twentieth century, this exhibition aims to illustrate the range in which artists have represented themselves and others making art.

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Studio visits to Charles Avery, Michael Raedecker and Caroline Achaintre

Fri 27 April 2018 : 10:00am – 12:30pm

Drawing Room is pleased to invite Drawing Circle members to a morning of intimate studio visits in Hackney.

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Drawing Room Originals Fair

16 – 17 March 2018 : 12:00pm – 6:00pm

Drawing Room Originals Fair offers the chance to buy books, zines and affordable artworks from some of the most exciting artists and publishers in London and beyond.

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Drawing a line: Nasreen Mohamedi

Thu 1 March 2018 : 5:30pm – 6:30pm

The author of Art and Emergency: Modernism in Twentieth-Century India, Emilia Terracciano gives an insightful talk about Nasreen Mohamedi’s life and work, and shares unseen footage of Mohamedi during her time in Kihim (Bombay).

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Exhibition Closing Celebration

Thu 1 March 2018 : 6:30pm – 8:00pm

As our major exhibition Everything we do is music draws to a close, join the Drawing Room team for a celebratory evening - a final chance to enjoy the exhibition with a drink from the bar.

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Visit to Sacha Craddock’s private collection

Wed 21 February 2018 : 6:30pm – 8:30pm

An exclusive opportunity for members to visit the private collection of writer, curator and art critic Sacha Craddock in central London

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Taking a line for a walk - 2

Sun 18 February 2018 : 3:00pm – 5:00pm

The second of two Sunday music events exploring the influence of Indian classical music on Western composers. The Guildhall’s Ubu Ensemble will perform works by John Cage, Morton Feldman and Giacinto Scelsi.

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Matthew Ritchie: Surrender to the Diagram

Wed 24 January 2018 : 2:30pm – 5:30pm

British born, New York-based artist Matthew Ritchie presents Surrender to the Diagram, a participatory performance lecture and workshop, which invites the audience to become a ‘living history of diagrams’.

Programmed alongside Camberwell Space’s forthcoming exhibition A History of Drawing.