Enjoy all the benefits of being a Friend
Free entry to all RA exhibitions for you and an adult family guest and up to four family children (under 16).
See our major exhibitions before they open to the public at the Friends previews days
. Friends are also given the opportunity to visit exhibitions outside public opening hours.
Hear leading artists talk about their work, attend lectures from our expert curators, and socialise with fellow art-lovers at our exciting programme of Friends Events
The Keeper's House
From autumn 2013 enjoy a coffee or glass of wine in the Keeper's House
, a home for art and artists in the heart of Mayfair at the RA. Friends have access throughout the day, while in the evening you are free to invite as many guests as you would like.
Receive the quarterly RA Magazine
, which covers UK and international art exhibitions, book reviews and news from the RA and Royal Academicians.
Sign up to the Friends e-news
to hear about exhibitions, events and Friends preview days.
Give the gift of Friends membership
Friends of the RA membership is a special gift allowing those close to you to experience free unlimited entry to all RA exhibitions as well as a whole host of benefits we offer.
Gift Membership can be sent to you or directly to your family member or friend