Results for tag 'learning'


Inside the Academy 29d ago

Find out what happens at an RA photography workshop

Have you ever walked around London and wished you’d had a camera to hand and the confidence to capture the street life of the capital?


Artists 2mths ago

Our picks from the A-level Summer Exhibition Online

As the exhibition draws to a close, we asked three RA members of staff to select their highlight.


Inside the Academy 2mth ago

London in black and white

Inspired by 'Dennis Hopper: The Lost Album', a crowd of teenagers from the RA’s youth programme attRAct took to the streets of Soho to document the city.


Inside the Academy 3mth ago

Uncovering Beguiling Books

Ever wondered how we plan for our monthly Family Studios? Book artist Anna Nunhofer takes us behind the scenes of the Learning department as she prepared for July’s workshop ‘Beguiling Books’.


Inside the Academy 3mth ago

School’s out for the summer

Looking for ways to keep your kids interested this summer? Why not try a visit to the Summer Exhibition, a perfect opportunity to introduce children to art.


Inside the Academy 3mth ago

Accessing art: SEN family workshops

Claire Madge observes a family SEN (Special Educational Needs) workshop at the RA.


Inside the Academy 3mth ago

Francis Kéré’s straws travel to Sierra Leone

Rebecca Milling describes the story of how straws from our 'Sensing Spaces' exhibition travelled to Swawou Layout Foundation Primary School for Girls, Sierra Leone.


Artists 3mth ago

Building blocks of the city

On Sunday, the RA played host to a great LEGO challenge.


Inside the Academy 3mth ago

Community Art Club: forging a connection

For many homeless and marginalised people, art-making can seem a closed-off world. Our learning team tell us how the RA is trying to change that.


RA Exhibitions 4mth ago

Judging the A-level Summer Exhibition Online

The judging panel of this year’s A-level Summer Exhibition Online discusses their selection process.


Inside the Academy 4mth ago

Family fun: time to rhyme at the RA

If you came down to the RA last Sunday, you were sure of a big surprise…


Inside the Academy 5mth ago

Behind the scenes in the Learning Department

Two of our interns tell us about what life is like working in the Learning Department at the RA.


Inside the Academy 5mth ago

Teenage kicks at the RA

Great news for families and young people! As of early June 2014, we are extending our offer of free admission to all exhibitions here at the RA to children aged 15 and under.


Inside the Academy 5mth ago

Arts education... What’s next?

Picture the scene: you’re an A-level art student, approaching the end of your course and considering your educational future. What comes next?


Inside the Academy 5mth ago

Strike a pose… What it’s like to be a life model

As part of the RA Outreach programme we give school students across the UK the chance to take part in life drawing workshops to discover the important role that drawing can play in developing creativity. But w...


Inside the Academy 6mth ago

Families create Lego masterpieces in our latest workshop

On Sunday 13 April families gathered at the Royal Academy to participate in our epic pre-Easter celebrations at the 'Lego Reimagined' workshop.


Inside the Academy 6mth ago

Family fun: Make your own prints

Inspired by the chiaroscuro woodcuts in 'Renaissance Impressions', our Learning Department recently held a fun hands-on workshop for families.


Inside the Academy 7mth ago

Building brilliance

It’s not only the critics who have been hailing the success of 'Sensing Spaces'; the exhibition has been a huge hit with school groups too.


Artists 7mth ago

Making a mark: #PrintMonth at the RA

Welcome to Print Month. This April we’re celebrating the versatile art of printmaking, with a packed programme of exhibitions, events and online activity.


Opinion 7mth ago

In the Company of the Courtesan

Beth Schneider, Head of Learning, delves between the pages of ‘In the Company of the Courtesan’ by Sarah Dunant, our RA Book Club novel of the month.


Opinion 7mth ago

Will there be fewer fine artists in the future?

We put the question to Jennifer Zielinska, part of the RA's attRAct programme, and Royal Academician and fine artist Cornelia Parker


Inside the Academy 7mth ago

Happy birthday Sydney Smirke

A special late opening of ‘Sensing Spaces’ as part of our attRAct programme.


Inside the Academy 8mth ago

Family fun times at 'Funny Faces'

Families put on their most gorgeous grins and came along to the RA for the January Family Studio workshop ‘Funny Faces’, inspired by the work of French artist and caricaturist Honoré Daumier.


Inside the Academy 11mth ago

How HLF funding will transform learning at the RA

We've recently been awarded £12.7m by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). It'll transform our buildings – but also the way we engages with our visitors.