Drawing Room’s membership programmes offer exciting and exclusive events, from behind-the-scenes collection visits and curatorial tours, to artist studio visits and artist-led walking tours. Please see below for upcoming and past events.
Fri 20 September 2019
: 9:00am – 10:00am
Drawing Room is pleased to offer Drawing Circle and Network members a private tour of Portrait of an artist: Käthe Kollwitz and Pushing paper: contemporary drawing from 1970 to now at the British Museum.
Fri 7 June 2019
: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Drawing Room is pleased to invite Drawing Circle members to a morning of studio visits in Bromley-by-Bow
Tue 26 March 2019
: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Hosted by Drawing Room Patron and Advisory Board member Sigrid Kirk, the Drawing Biennial 2019 Reception and Dinner is the culmination of Drawing Biennial 2019 – a dynamic exhibition and auction of over 200 drawings and includes work by leading and emerging artists from around the globe. As part of the evening, Michael Landy will speak about the importance of drawing to artists as well as his contributions to Drawing Room’s Biennial fundraiser over the years.
Tue 26 February 2019
A special preview of Drawing Biennial 2019 for corporate curators and a panel discussion on collecting works on paper and building a corporate collection - a collaboration with Momentous Fine Art.
Tue 29 January 2019
: 11:00am – 1:00pm
Drawing Room is pleased to offer Drawing Circle members a behind-the-scenes private tour of the Tate Paper Conservation Studio and Prints & Drawings Room at Tate Britain.
Mon 12 November 2018
: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Mark Titchner will offer a personal insight into his major new public art commission at London Bridge station.
Tue 25 September 2018
Drawing Room is pleased to offer Network members and Drawing Circle members the opportunity to attend a private tour of Paula Rego: From Mind to Hand at Marlborough Fine Art. Spanning the last three decades and comprising approximately sixty works, the exhibition presents preparatory sketches demonstrating how essential drawing is to an understanding of Paula Rego’s work and gives a rare insight into her draughtsmanship and inventiveness.
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).
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 opportunity 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.
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.
Mon 30 October 2017
: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Drawing Room is pleased to offer Drawing Circle members the privileged opportunity to see a number of works in the V&A Prints and Drawings collection for an event kindly hosted by the museum especially for members.
Mon 18 September 2017
: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Drawing Room Directors warmly invite you to an exclusive visit to British Land Corporate Art Collection
Thu 23 March 2017
: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Hosted by Drawing Room Patron and Advisory Board member Véronique Parke, guests will start the evening with a tour of Drawing Biennial 2017 by Drawing Room Co-Directors, followed by an in-conversation between Annotations artist Heather Phillipson and Kate Macfarlane. The dinner will take place in the gallery from 7:30pm.