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Patrons: ‘Summer Exhibition 2018’ Curator’s breakfast tours


  • 7 June 2018, 8.45 — 10am
  • 8 June 2018, 8.45 — 10am
Open to Patrons
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Part of our

250th Summer Exhibition

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Gillian Ayres CBE RA, The Tide that Laps against the Shore.

Oil on canvas. 122 x 183 cm. Courtesy of Gillian Ayres and Alan Cristea Gallery.

Patrons are invited to join us for a curator-led tour of the Summer Exhibition 2018 before it opens to the public.

The Summer Exhibition provides emerging and established artists with a unique platform to showcase their work. Famously the world’s largest open submission show, there are certain things the Summer Exhibition delivers on every single year: a panorama of art in all mediums, a remarkable mixture of emerging artists and household names, and more to see and explore than any other exhibition you’re likely to visit this year.

As in previous years, most works are for sale, giving you the opportunity to own original artworks by leading artists of today and tomorrow. And, crucially, proceeds allow us to continue providing, free, world-class postgraduate tuition in the RA Schools.

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  • 7 June 2018, 8.45 — 10am
  • 8 June 2018, 8.45 — 10am

Main Galleries and Sackler Wing of Galleries, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly

Free. Patrons only.

For Patrons