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From its foundation in 1768 the Royal Academy of Arts has provided a voice for art and artists. We are an independent charity led by eminent artists and architects—the Royal Academicians—and we pursue our mission through exhibitions, education and debate.
● Fully booked
Join us for a private tour of Michael Armitage’s White Cube show followed by a visit to his studio.
Free, but please RSVP.
Life Room, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts
Patrons will have the opportunity to hear directly from four graduating RA Schools students as they prepare to stage their final year exhibition.
Established in 1895, La Biennale de Venezia is the oldest and most established visual arts biennale in the world.
Dates and itinerary available in the coming months.
Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street, W1S and RA Schools
This year we welcome the legendary artist Frank Stella in conversation with Dr David Anfam.
£16 (includes lecture). £45 (lecture and dinner). Payment on RSVP.
Please join us for a special visit to the home of two very passionate collectors.
Mile End, E3
Matt’s Gallery is a contemporary art space founded by Robin Klassnik in 1993.
£20 (including canapes and wine). Payment on RSVP.
The Royal Academy of Arts
Join the President of the Royal Academy to celebrate the formal completion of the arrangement of the Summer Exhibition.
Invitation to follow.
The Victoria & Albert Museum
“London’s where I was brought up. It’s where my heart is and where I get my inspiration.”
- Alexander McQueen, January 2000
£10. Payment on RSVP.
Sotheby's, Bond Street
Sotheby’s Jewellery department is offering us the unique opportunity to see inside their upcoming Jewellery sale at an event held at their luxurious offices on Bond Street.
Join us for a breakfast reception and tour by Michael Craig-Martin RA in the Summer Exhibition.
Join us for a breakfast reception and tour by RA curator Edith Devaney in the Summer Exhibition.
Nigel Hall, one of Britain’s most distinguished sculptors, is concerned with three dimensional space, mass and form.
Royal Academy Schools
The final exhibition is a unique moment at the RA Schools and an opportunity to see the distance that these young artists have travelled creatively during their studies.
Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
Join us for an evening of culinary delights as we delve into the world of matter and materials.
£70 (includes 2 course dinner with wine). Payment on RSVP.
An opportunity to see the Summer Exhibition with the whole family.
£100 per family. Payment on RSVP.
From a basement in New York, Joseph Cornell (1902–1972) channelled his limitless imagination into some of the most original art of the 20th century.
To be confirmed.
Join the curator of ‘Joseph Cornell: Wanderlust’ for dinner in a themed restaurant to discuss the elements and highlights of the exhibition over food and wine.
£70 (includes three-course dinner with wine). Payment on RSVP.
Full address provided on RSVP.
Join us for a unique and memorable experience – a visit to the studio of Yinka Shonibare RA.
£50. Payment on RSVP.
The Keeper’s House, Royal Academy of Arts
Keeper of the Royal Academy, Eileen Cooper RA invites Patrons for a tour of her exhibition followed by breakfast in her studio.
£10. Payment on RSVP
This summer we invite you on a trip to visit the cultural organisations paving the way for artistic excellence in Yorkshire.
£75. Payment on RSVP.
As the fastest growing economy in the world, China is now playing one of the most important roles in the global art market.
Contact Patrons for more info.