A NEW HOME FOR ART & IDEAS
Run by artists since 1768, we’re celebrating 250 years by opening up like never before. Step inside a new home for art and ideas.
Easter opening times
We're open throughout Easter and our visiting times are the same as usual.Find out what's on
ExhibitionsDaily 10am–6pmFriday 10am–10pmCafés and shopsOpen early and late; hours vary.All opening times
Entry is free – some exhibitions and events will be charged separately.Free
Burlington House Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BD
6 Burlington Gardens London, W1S 3ET
The Renaissance Nude
Trace the development of the nude through some of the great masters of the Renaissance.
Phyllida Barlow RA cul-de-sac
Festival of Ideas 2019
2 – 6 May
Summer Exhibition 2019
Opens 10 June
Opens 30 June
London Original Print Fair 2019
25 – 28 April
Young Artists' Summer Show
Open for submissions
Need inspiration? Here's just a taste of the art and architecture that's on offer around the new RA.
The new RA has even more places to meet, eat and drink. Stop for a quick coffee, a lazy lunch or dinner and drinks.
Home to the UK’s longest established art school, the RA has always had making at its heart. Come and try an art class or workshop, or find inspiration to create at home.
Run by artists, we’re a platform for independent points of view about art and culture, and we’d love to exchange ideas with you.
Join our #LifeDrawingLive class
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