11 October—11 November 2012
Grayson Perry RA, 'Bad Portraits of Establishment Figures' (preparatory sketch), 2012. This autumn, the Royal Academy presents RA Now, a major exhibition and sale which will see the work of current Royal Academicians including Tracey Emin, Antony Gormley and Grayson Perry exhibited alongside work by Honorary Royal Academicians Frank Gehry, Cindy Sherman and Anselm Kiefer among others. Showcasing the rich diversity of the current membership, RA Now offers a revealing snapshot of the Royal Academy today.
This is the first exhibition in Burlington Gardens, the Royal Academy's new space for art and architecture.
How to buy works
All of the works featured have been generously donated by the artists. Works will be available to purchase by visitors for the duration of the exhibition in person or online. For further information on purchasing works, please telephone 020 7287 9212 or email RA_Now@activ.org.uk.
Exhibition opening hours
10am-6pm Saturday-Thursday (last admission to galleries 5.30pm)
10am-10pm Friday (last admission to galleries 9.30pm)
Please note the exhibition will close at 3pm on Tuesday 6 November and at 4pm on Wednesday 7 November
Funds raised by RA Now will contribute directly to the Burlington Project, which will see the Royal Academy nearly double in size over the next five years, representing the Academy’s most significant expansion for over a century.
The Burlington Project is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund
Become a Benefactor
You can also support the Burlington Project and become part of the RA’s future by supporting RA Now and becoming a Burlington Benefactor. With two different packages available, benefits include a double invitation to a private dinner at St James’s Palace hosted by HRH Princess Alexandra, a pair of Frieze VIP passes, an invitation to an exclusive lunch time event hosted by President of the Royal Academy, Christopher Le Brun and invitations to the RA Now Benefactors opening reception. These are just a few of the special opportunities available; to find out more please contact Events Officer Joseph Green, firstname.lastname@example.org /020 7300 5792.
More information on Benefactor benefits (78 KB)
Download an application form (162 KB)
Free entry on the final weekend (10-11 November)