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.
What a wonderful first year of our ROCK PAPER SCISSORS programme!
We would like to thank the five incredible artists, Meera Shakti Osborne, Rita Evans, Joy Yamusangie, Halima Akhtar and Amy Leung, who have designed and delivered a series of meaningful projects to local primary schools, families and teachers over the past year.
Thank you to the 500+ children, 8 teachers and 102 families who took part and contributed to the project, sharing their incredible ideas and drawings.
Thank you to our three workshop assistants, Solomon, Esme and Akhera, who have been fundamental to the success of the programme, working closely with the artists on ideas and supporting the children in the sessions.
The projects have explored and pushed the boundaries of what drawing is and what it can: generating sounds, creating worlds, changing perspectives, mapping ever changing spaces, exploring ourselves and translating emotions. From billboards and maps, to postcards and radio shows, we are excited to see what ROCK PAPER SCISSORS will bring us in its 2nd year!
Lastly, thank you to Freelands Foundation, whose support makes this programme possible.
Watch this space to hear about our new cohort of artists for 2021/22!
If you are local to Elephant and Castle or Bermondsey and interested in signing up your child or school to ROCK PAPER SCISSORS 2021/22 programme please find more info here.
Supported by Freelands Foundation