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.
Congratulations to our Co-Founder and Associate Director Katharine on her new appointment.
'Focal Point Gallery is thrilled to announce the appointment of Katharine Stout as our new Director, taking up the position in May 2019. Katharine joins the organisation from Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, where she has been in post as Deputy Director for the past two years, previously Head of Programme for four years. On her appointment Katharine said; “I’m delighted to join as Director of Focal Point Gallery, working with the team to build upon the excellent programme and reputation already established and further its local relevance to the culturally rich area of Southend-on-Sea and South Essex, as well enhance FPG’s national – and international – significance as a pioneering contemporary arts organisation, by leading on an exciting new period of expansion and development.”'
For a full press release please see here.