11 December 2017 — 11 March 2018
Explore the past, present and future of making art from life as technological evolutions open up new ways of making and seeing.
Dalí / Duchamp
Until 3 January 2018
Take another look at two artistic giants who shared a surprising friendship: father of conceptual art Marcel Duchamp and larger-than-life Surrealist Salvador Dalí.
Last chance to collect gift membership packages before Christmas
Introducing a new beta site for our Collection
We're excited to present you a new way to explore our Collection online – take a look.
Announcing The New RA
On 19 May 2018, we'll unveil a transformed cultural campus with new free displays for art and architecture. Here's what to expect.
Make Your Mark on A New Royal Academy of Arts
As the RA approaches its 250th anniversary, we're transforming our building to open up new spaces for exhibitions, learning and debate. Make Your Mark on A New Royal Academy of Arts by naming a statue, adopting a work or simply making a donation.
Give the gift of RA membership this Christmas
A picture says a thousand words
Start exploring our Collection with an image, and continue through moods, mediums, colours or styles. Try a themed gallery or be inspired by an artist’s favourites.
Free student ticket offer
Charles I: King and Collector
27 January – 15 April 2018
Discover the astounding treasures in the king's legendary art collection, brought together for the first time since the 17th century when he changed the tastes of the nation.
El Anatsui Hon RA: Benchmarks
Until 20 April 2018
See the artist's new limited-edition prints in the Academicians’ Room.
Etching: The Infernal Method
Until 19 February 2018
Curated by Norman Ackroyd RA, this selection of works for sale celebrates the diversity of contemporary etching practice.
The Interpretation of Movement (a 9:8 in blue)
Terrace Wires: Conrad Shawcross RA
See sculptor and Royal Academician Conrad Shawcross's new public installation – his largest mechanical work to date – in St Pancras International station.
360 video: Jonathan Yeo's self-portrait made in virtual reality
As part of our From Life exhibition project, painter Jonathan Yeo has been depicting his own body in VR. Explore his studio and the process behind his work in this 360 degree video.
Missed a talk at the RA?
Catch up on events at the RA with these audio recordings.
10 art exhibitions to see in December
Recommendations for shows to see across the UK this month.
RA Art Tours Worldwide
These expert-led small group tours focus on the art, architecture and archaeology of some of the world’s most fascinating destinations.
Buy works by Anthony Eyton RA
A selection of paintings by Anthony Eyton RA are available to buy through Art Sales, and currently on display in our Keeper's House.
Visit our online shop
Browse our range of artistic products designed and inspired by Royal Academicians, from Grayson Perry and Yinka Shonibare to David Hockney and Zaha Hadid.
RA250 limited edition memberships
All the usual benefits of being a member of the RA, plus exclusive extras to celebrate our 250th birthday.
Shop prints, canvases and framed reproductions from our collection
Browse more than 600 images to find the perfect work for your own walls, or a gift for a friend.
Become part of our private members' room
Expect artworks by Royal Academicians on display, an exceptional food menu and an exciting programme of events, including our Friday night DJ sessions.