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From its foundation in 1768 the Royal Academy of Arts has provided a voice for art and artists. We are an independent charity led by eminent artists and architects—the Royal Academicians—and we pursue our mission through exhibitions, education and debate.
Today we launched our 2015 exhibition programme. Director of Artistic Programmes, Tim Marlow, shows us what’s in store for the year ahead.
As the exhibition draws to a close, we asked three RA members of staff to select their highlight.
We’ve challenged three guest speakers to choose the five works in this year’s Summer Exhibition that intrigue them the most. Fashion historian and DJ Amber Jane Butchart guides us through her favourite works.
We’ve challenged three guest speakers to choose the five works in this year’s Summer Exhibition that intrigue them the most. BBC’s Arts Editor Will Gompertz attempts to narrow down his top picks from the pleth...
Summer holiday fun for tiny Turners and kid Constables.
We’ve challenged three guest speakers to choose the five works in this year’s Summer Exhibition that intrigue them the most. Curator Susie Allen guides us through her picks, which all relate to the concept of ...
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’.
Six of the artists from this year's Summer Exhibitions share their thoughts on being selected for the first time.
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.
On Sunday, the RA played host to a great LEGO challenge.
Art now is more popular than it ever has been. We are in an era where art is at the centre of a public conversation about who we are, and where we want to go.
Celebrate the Solstice with the RA. We’ve got blues, burlesque and barnstorming yarns for you at our very special late night event.
The judging panel of this year’s A-level Summer Exhibition Online discusses their selection process.
Wolfgang Tillmans RA announced as winner of the Charles Wollaston award.
The Summer Exhibition Preview Party is one of the most glamorous events in the London calendar - and a major fundraiser for the RA.
Cornelia Parker RA explains what's different about this year's Summer Exhibition and the inspiration behind her 'Black and White' themed room.
Celebrating with the artists in this year's Summer Exhibition.
Hot on the heels of 'Sensing Spaces' we have an exciting programme of architecture events and exhibitions coming up this summer.
On the 100 year anniversary of Mary Wood's attack on Sargent's portrait of Henry James, we delve into the Royal Academy’s archive to find out how the Academy, and the public, reacted.
In the second of our behind-the-scenes videos about the RA Summer Exhibition 2014, we take a look at the judging process and speak to the exhibition's coordinator Hughie O'Donoghue RA.
We are delighted to be working with the BBC on a very special competition this summer.
In the first of our behind-the-scenes videos about the RA Summer Exhibition 2014, we speak to some of the artists submitting their work.
Swedish-born artists Lundahl & Seitl are bringing their experiential artwork 'Symphony of a Missing Room: Archive of the Forgotten and Remembered' to the RA this summer.
A mysterious artwork at this year’s Summer Exhibition is not to be missed.