International Women's Day
Join us for a week-long programme featuring panel discussions and a film screening, as well as workshops and courses. From patrons to historians, we celebrate the influential women working to support art and artists.
1 month ago
Eileen Gray: an architect and designer you should know
A designer of decorative furniture and Modernist architecture, Eileen Gray found recognition aged 94. As part of our International Women’s Day programme, here’s our guide to the life of this overlooked master, and her infamous seaside villa, E-1027.
2 years ago
Feminist futures: event recording round-up
Catch up on our series of events exploring possible feminist futures – from the power of art practice as a catalyst for social change to automation in architecture, moving image as language, and alternative artistic platforms.
3 years ago
The International Women’s Day art quiz
Know your O‘Keeffe from your Kahlo? For International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating a few of the great female artists who deserve a wider audience. Take the quiz and let’s see how much you know.
< 4 years ago
Podcast: Women in focus
Does being a female artist influence how a work is created and perceived? Our panel discuss.
4 years ago
10 inspirational women in the arts
To mark International Women’s Day, we asked some of the great women in the UK art world, from artists to editors, where things stand when it comes to equality. Here’s what they said.
< 5 years ago
Podcast: Women in today’s art world
At an event celebrating International Women’s Day, a panel of female Academicians and students discuss their experience as 21st-century artists.
5 years ago
Naked truth: the story of female life models at the RA
What does a 230-year-old household bill tell us about life modelling in the 18th-century? Find out in this article exploring the historical role of the female nude life model at the RA.
5 years ago
“Striving after excellence”: Victorian women and the fight for arts training
Amy Bluett discovers how 19th-century women aspiring to be artists had an uphill struggle to get equal access to training at the Royal Academy Schools.
5 years ago
Mary Moser and Angelica Kauffman: the RA’s founding women
Amy Bluett discovers how women at the Royal Academy have fought for equality from 1768 up to the present, beginning with a closer look at founding Members Angelica Kauffman and Mary Moser.