Exhibitions, Events, Talks, Learning Projects and more – find out what’s happening at Drawing Room!
Find out our opening hours, how to get here and learn more about our space & local area.
Drawing Room/Tannery Arts
Unit 1b, New Tannery Way
London, SE1 5WS
Our Learning projects make drawing relevant and accessible to our community – for schools, teachers, families & local groups. Come and Draw!
Free and open to all, our Library is a unique collection of around 4,000 books dedicated to the exploration of contemporary drawing.
Our Members support all that we do and enjoy exclusive events, talks, tours and studio visits – find out how you can join!
Buy publications related to our exhibitions, as well as unique artworks and limited editions.
Find out more about Drawing Room, what we do, and our relationship with studio provider Tannery Arts.
Tannery Arts is a small, independent charity concerned with supporting the professional development of emerging and established artists through the provision of affordable studios, promoting their practice through opportunities to exhibit work, develop projects, generate partnerships with local authorities, private property owners and social housing organisations as well as engage in learning activities.
Drawing Room – the place to discover drawing – is delighted to announce its new home in a former garage repair workshop. A public gallery presenting exhibitions of drawing from around the globe, Drawing Room is open to all to view drawings, browse a unique library collection and meet artists through talks and practical workshops. Drawing Room is an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation in recognition of its unique focus on drawing.
Drawing Room is free to visit and open six days per week –Tuesday to Sunday.
Our first exhibition will be A Slice through the World: Contemporary Artists’ Drawings, which opens on 13 June and runs until 5 August 2018. (Press release here). This is an international group exhibition in collaboration with Modern Art Oxford.
We are pleased to maintain our presence in the London Borough of Southwark which values our unique cultural contribution to the area. We look forward to welcoming our regular visitors and new neighbours to the gallery.
Our move to this exciting new space is prior to a planned permanent relocation.
Our new address is:
1-27 Rodney Place
Elephant and Castle
A few minutes from Elephant & Castle underground, Thameslink and buses to Rodney Place, off New Kent Road.
To contact Co-Directors Mary Doyle and Kate Macfarlane for interview, please contact Suzie Jones – [email protected]
Rodney Place build in progress, 20 March 201820180320_114017.jpg
Rodney Place build in progress, 20 March 201820180320_114133.jpg