Contemporary art in dilapidated and unused buildings.


The Theatre of Buildings is a project in which we explore the potential of showing contemporary art in unexpected architectural spaces. This 6 month project will support 47 artists working in installation, film, performance and 2 dimensional work.

Our history

Established in Bristol in 2002, Roaming Room has been operating in London since 2012.


NOW ON: Hammersmith Library Project

Hammersmith Library, London, from 21st November - 31st January 2019.

In this busy public library in Hammersmith we will present 8 contemporary art works and two performances by 5 artists all of whom make work with books using the material as a starting point to produce magical results.


Monday - Thursday 10.00 am - 8.00 pm/ Friday 10.00 am - 5.00 pm

Saturday 10.00 am - 5.00 pm/ Sunday 11 am to 5.00 pm

I’m an artist because I want to be free.
— Laurie Anderson
Fortunately, somewhere between chance and mystery lies imagination, the only thing that protects our freedom, despite the fact that people keep trying to reduce it or kill it off altogether.
— Luis Buñel

Roaming Room is a mobile gallery space. Imaginative, unusual, contemporary artwork is installed in dilapidated or unused buildings, and artists drawing on the character of those buildings to shape their art itself. 

Created and run by directors Sandie Macrae and Aideen Morgan, Roaming Room works with up-and-coming as well as more established artists to create exhibitions whereby artists, working in a range of mediums, engage and intervene directly with the space.