8 June — 16 August 2009
In the Main Galleries, Burlington House
Summer Exhibition 2008 Family Workshop
The Royal Academy offers families a range of enjoyable activities to take part in during the Summer Exhibition. There is a fun-packed programme of hands-on art activities, workshops, talks and spacious galleries full of colourful paintings and sculptures to explore.
All of our events are free with an exhibition ticket, and families are offered exhibition tickets at a reduced rate of £16 for two adults and up to two children aged 8–16, while children aged seven and under are free. To book your exhibition tickets, call 0844 209 1919 (please note that family tickets are not available online). To book your workshop places, call the Education team on 020 7300 5995 or email email@example.com
Wednesdays and Fridays 22 July–14 August
Take part in a family workshop in the Summer Exhibition, comprising an introductory talk and practical hands-on session.
11am–1pm; free with an exhibition ticket; to book, call 020 7300 5995 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Family Gallery Talks
Sundays in July
These 45-minute introductory talks for families lead a tour around the Summer Exhibition.
2.30pm; free with an exhibition ticket
Other activities for young people and their families
This free guide for teenagers leads a trail around the Summer Exhibition encouraging close observation and responses to work. Pick up your free guide from the Information Desk or download it here.
Younger sleuths use this free guide to solve riddles and discover works of art in the Summer Exhibition. Pick up your free guide from the Information Desk or download it here.
Designed to encourage the artist in everyone, these free activity trays for young visitors and their families are used in the galleries to create works of art inspired by the Summer Exhibition. Worksheets and sketchbooks are available for every child daily.
Free; available from the Information Desk