"An essential resource for artists, curators, writers, academics and exhibition visitors..."

Outset Study is Drawing Room’s free, open-access research hub comprising of a specialist contemporary drawing library and study room. Online resources are also available, including videos, essays, study lists, exhibition guides, artist directory and Outset Study library catalogue. Drawing Room strives to provide a unique resource for the promotion of drawing, its practice, theory and methodology – proving opportunities to examine, produce and research drawing today.



Cognitive Bias

18 April - 3 July 2016

Cognitive Bias: Visual thinking for a digital age - An Outset Study Plan Chest Display How have approaches to the gesture, discipline and process of drawing changed in an age of digital technology? Debate around the value and hierarchies of drawing have gained momentum and impetus in...

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Every Thursday we make Outset Study an extra special place for study with tea on tap and the librarian available all day offering assistance.  Plan your visit by browsing our library catalogue.

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Outset Study is free to use and open to all during Drawing Room normal opening hours. Booking is recommended for access to the archive or for special research visits. Click for more visiting info.

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