Patrons preview: RA Schools Show 2017

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Wednesday 21 June 2017
5.30 — 6.30pm

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Installation view of work by Kira Freije at the Royal Academy Schools Show 2016

© Andy Keate

RA Patrons are invited to a special preview of the Royal Academy Schools Show 2017, with private access to the show before the opening reception.

The Royal Academy Schools Show is the annual exhibition of works by final year students at the RA Schools. Each year the RA Schools accepts no more than 17 students, representing some of the exceptional emerging artists working today.

This free exhibition is the culmination of their time here. In a rare opportunity for visitors, we open up our historic studios – normally hidden from public view – to exhibit painting, sculpture, video, installation and live events.

The RA Schools offers a free postgraduate programme in contemporary art. Former students include J. M. W. Turner, William Blake and John Everett Millais, all the way to Turner Prize nominee Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Eddie Peake, Catherine Story and Matthew Darbyshire. Established in 1769 and still independent, it is the longest-running art school in Britain and continues to fulfil its founding aim of supporting and training the next generation of artists.

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Wednesday 21 June 2017

5.30 — 6.30pm

Royal Academy Schools

Free. Patrons only.

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