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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.
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Library, Royal Academy, Burlington House
Spend an afternoon behind the scenes at the Royal Academy to discover the rich tradition of black and white book illustration and find out how it informed the gothic art of Charles Stewart.
£28. Concessions £21. (incl. exhibition entry)
Reynolds Room, Burlington House
Join British Linguist David Crystal to find out if Lady Mary (of Downton Abbey) really could have said in 1912 that Sybil was “banging on about her new frock” and what words were available to talk about bad weather when Rubens sailed for England.
Free, booking required.
Join us for immersive and experimental performances encompassing space, light and sound.
£15. Concessions £7.
Royal Academy of the Arts
Join us to celebrate International Women’s Day at the Royal Academy, where you can enjoy a variety of events that explore inter-generational perspectives on women in the arts.
An exclusive preview screening of ‘Mirrors to Windows: The Artist as Woman’, an upcoming documentary feature film by Emmy and Peabody award-winning filmmaker Susan Steinberg.
The Sackler Wing of Galleries, Burlington House
Join us for an exclusive private view for teachers of ‘Richard Diebenkorn’.
Free; pre-booking essential
Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House
In this conference, we explore approaches to engaging children with Special Educational Needs in creating art and cultural experiences.
£65 / £50 (including coffee/tea and lunch)
The Schools Annual Dinner and Auction is an exclusive fundraising dinner and auction for over 300 people, in celebration, and in aid of, the Royal Academy Schools.
For information and to book, please call 0207 300 5762 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Royal Academy of Arts
Join us for our annual collaboration with St Christopher’s Hospice, where we will be exploring life, death, legacy and art through a series of displays, talks and workshops.
A symposium in association with the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain marking 300 years since the publication of ‘Vitruvius Britannicus’.
For more information and to book tickets, please visit www.sahgb.org.uk
Main Galleries, Burlington House
The highlight of London’s social calendar.
Tickets from £255