Sign in to your shop account
Sign in to your Friends account
Buy Friends Membership
Art Sales from the RA
RA Online Shop
Become a Friend of
John Constable RA
Richard Rogers RA
Sandra Blow RA
Wolfgang Tillmans RA
Cornelia Parker RA
Grayson Perry RA
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.
● Sold out
Join us for a special event as part of a series exploring the creative spaces of artist’s studios, looking at the intersection between art and architecture.
£12. Concessions £6.
Royal Academy of Arts
At this event we invite disabled artists and creative people at risk of exclusion from the art world to share their practice in a warm and welcoming environment.
Free, no booking required.
British Academy Room
Join us for an intimate salon exploring Allen Jones’s controversial work ‘Chair’ and its changing status as a piece of fine art, an erotic sculpture and an object of attack.
£18. Concessions £9. (incl. exh entry).
Geological Society, Piccadilly, W1
John Madejski Fine Rooms, Burlington House
Join us once a month for coffee and conversation to discuss artworks from our permanent collection.
£3. Carers and Friends of the RA go free.
Reynolds Room, Royal Academy of Arts
Discover Charles Stewart’s illustrations with exhibition curator Amanda Doran and former editorial director of the Folio Society, Sue Bradbury.
Free, booking required.
Curator Arturo Galansino considers the artistic legacy of Peter Paul Rubens in this introductory lunchtime lecture.
In the first event in our season on ‘The Future of Housing’, our panel considers the effects and implications of the UK’s housing crisis.
What are the characteristics of places where people enjoy living? How can we apply them in the future? Our panel explores.
Reynolds Room, Burlington House
Join feminist and academic Professor Germaine Greer, disability rights advocate Dr Tom Shakespeare, artist Grayson Perry and Professor Mary Beard to find out what role visual art plays in creating and communicating body image.
£32. Concessions £19. (incl. exhibition entry)
Professor Lord Richard Harries of Pentregarth, former Bishop of Oxford, speaks to Tim Marlow, Director of Artistic Programmes at the RA about the way modern and contemporary art responds to the visual narratives of Christianity.
£16. Concessions £7. (incl. exhibition entry)
Nico Van Hout, curator at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp, explores the thread of Rubens’s influence through art history.
Meet in the Main Hall, Burlington House
A lecture about the ‘Rubens’ exhibition for deaf, deafened and hard of hearing visitors.
An event for blind and visually impaired visitors – an audio described tour of ‘Rubens and His Legacy’, followed by a multi-sensory handling session.
Independent art historian and curator MaryAnne Stevens explores the impact of Rubens on the Impressionists.