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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John Constable RA
Richard Rogers RA
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Grayson Perry RA
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Held in an apartment with sweeping views across the River Thames, this private collection of contemporary art in all mediums will be truly fascinating to visit.
£10 per person. Contemporary Circle Patrons only.
RA Patrons are invited to a private view of ‘Basquiat: Boom for Real’ at Barbican Art Gallery, before public opening hours.
Free. Patrons only.
The RA Schools, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
Patrons are invited into the RA Schools to meet the students, see the projects they are currently working on and find out more about their work and life in the schools.
£20. Schools Patrons only.
6 Burlington Gardens and RA Schools, Royal Academy of Arts
With the start of the RA’s 250th anniversary just months away, Patrons are invited to visit the final stages of construction in Burlington Gardens.
£20 per person. Patrons only.
Notting Hill, London (address provided on RSVP)
Young Patrons are invited to an evening at Pentagram, the world’s largest independent design consultancy.
Free. Young Patrons only.
Ham Yard Hotel and Haymarket Hotel, London
Patrons are invited to spend the morning with the design director and co-owner of Firmdale Hotels, Kit Kemp, at Ham Yard Hotel and Haymarket Hotel.
£75. Includes lunch.
The Library, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
Please join us as we delve into the RA Library and Archive with the much admired Royal Academician, Peter Randall-Page.
£10. Contemporary Circle Patrons only.
Royal Academy Schools
Rebecca Salter 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 for an individual ticket. RA Schools Patrons only.
John Madejski Fine Rooms and Main Galleries, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
Join us at our annual celebration where we look at the success of the Royal Academy in 2017 and thank you for all your support.
The Sackler Wing, Burlington House
Patrons will have the first chance to view this original exhibition before the formal opening reception.