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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.
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Main Galleries, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts
Join the curator of ‘Ai Weiwei’ for the first view and a private tour of the exhibition.
Free, but please RSVP.
To be confirmed.
Join the curator of Ai Weiwei for dinner.
£70 (includes three-course dinner with wine). Payment on RSVP.
Celebrate the formal opening of the exhibition with the President of the Royal Academy of Arts
Join the curator of ‘Ai Weiwei’ for a private morning tour of the exhibition.
Royal Academy of Arts
Join us for a special evening of creative insight into the multi-disciplinary practice of Carmody Groarke, an award-winning, London-based architecture studio and designers of the current Joseph Cornell exhibition in the RA’s Sackler Galleries.
£10 (includes refreshments). Payment on RSVP.
Anderson & Sheppard, 32 Old Burlington Street, W1
Join us for an exclusive visit to the legendary Savile Row institution Anderson & Sheppard, who have been creating bespoke tailoring since 1906.
£10. Payment on RSVP.
Elephant & Castle, London, SE1
Join us as we visit the young artist in his unique studio and hear about his contemporary approach to a traditional art form.
The Library & Print Room, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts
Please join us for a private tour of the exhibition by Adam Waterton, Head of the RA Library.
Sir John Soane’s Museum, 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A
Patrons are invited on a private candlelit tour of the house and the refurbished apartments.
£20 (including drinks reception). Payment on RSVP.
The Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH
“I like letting the narrative emerge; there is one, a lurking presence”
Serpentine Galleries, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, London
We will be making a private visit to this year’s vibrant pavilion designed by Madrid practice Selgascano, which fittingly celebrates fifteen years of this popular annual commission.
£20 (includes refreshments). Payment on RSVP.
Frieze Masters, Regent's Park
We are offering our Gold and Platinum Patrons
an exclusive tour of Frieze Masters with the Royal
Academy’s Chief Executive, Charles Saumarez Smith.
The Sackler Wing, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts
Join the curator of ‘Jean-Etienne Liotard’ for a private tour and first view of the exhibition.
Villandry St. James's, 12 Waterloo Pl, St. James's, London SW1Y 4QN
Continue the conversation about the exhibition over dinner with the curator.
Celebrate the formal opening of the exhibition with the President of the Royal Academy of Arts.
Newport Street Gallery, Newport Street, London, SE11 6AJ
The Contemporary Circle Patrons are being offered
an exclusive opportunity to visit Damien Hirst’s new gallery space in Vauxhall, to see an exhibition of early works by John Hoyland RA.
Join the curator of ‘Jean-Etienne Liotard’ for a private morning tour of the exhibition.
The Honourable Hannah Rothschild, writer,
filmmaker and newly appointed Chair of the
Trustees at the National Gallery will discuss her latest publication with the RA’s Charles Saumarez Smith.
£20 (including refreshments). 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.
Old Street, London
Join the Royal Academician in her studio in East London.
£10 (including tea and coffee). Payment on RSVP.
Join us at the Victorian Old Paradise Yard to visit Adeline de Monseignat’s studio, a veritable cabinet of curiosities.
Studio visit free, dinner £10. Payment on RSVP.
Royal Academy Schools
Located behind our Main Galleries on Piccadilly, the RA Schools has some of the finest studios in Europe.
An opportunity to see ‘Ai Weiwei’ with the whole family.
£100 per family. Payment on RSVP.
Save the date for this year’s Benjamin West Annual Dinner.
Invitation to follow.
Eileen Cooper RA, Keeper of the Royal Academy Schools, has great pleasure in inviting Schools Patrons to The Keeper’s Dinner to celebrate the arrival of the first year students.
£175. Payment on RSVP.
Join ceramicist Edmund de Waal for lunch to
celebrate his exhibition held in the RA Library, ‘white’.
£50. Payment on RSVP.
Please join the President of the Royal Academy,
Christopher Le Brun, for a Christmas private view of
‘Ai Weiwei’ and reception to celebrate the success of
the Academy in 2015.