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Young people’s programme: how to curate an exhibition


● Cancelled

Saturday 27 June 2020
11am — 3pm

This event has now ended

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Part of our

Summer Exhibition 2020

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Young people's workshop at the RA

Explore the Summer Exhibition and develop ideas around curatorial practice in this free workshop for young people aged 15 - 19.

Due to the ongoing circumstances surrounding coronavirus, we regret to inform you that we have made the difficult decision to cancel all events advertised for 2020 at this moment.

In this workshop, you’ll tour the Summer Exhibition 2020 and explore the processes involved in mounting an exhibition of this scale. You’ll also learn to curate your own exhibitions as well as working individually or collaboratively to engage with curatorial practice as an art form.

The Summer Exhibition has run without interruption since 1769. It is the world’s largest open submission art show, and anyone can apply to enter. Each year, a committee of diverse artists choose an array of art in all mediums – prints and paintings, film and photography, sculpture, architectural works and more.

Anna Smallman will be leading the workshop. Anna is an artist working with script-writing and performance.

Our young people’s programme invites 15 – 19yr olds to take part in free, practical workshops led by professional artists. Inspired by our exhibition programme and the RA Collection, each workshop focuses on working with new materials and discussing different approaches to making art.

● Fully booked

● Cancelled

Saturday 27 June 2020

11am — 3pm

The Clore Learning Centre, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts

Free for young people aged 15 - 19. Booking required.