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
Sandra Blow RA
Wolfgang Tillmans RA
Cornelia Parker RA
Grayson Perry RA
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Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts,
Lumiere London, the capital’s largest night-time festival returns in January 2018. More than 40 UK and international artists will transform the city and offer new perspectives on the capital’s iconic architecture, streets and landmarks.
Free, no booking required.
Become part of a 250-year tradition of life drawing at the Royal Academy by joining our first ever live-streamed life class, led by renowned portraitist Jonathan Yeo.
The Reynolds Room, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly. Enter via the Keeper's House.
In celebration of International Women’s Day, join musicians from the Royal College of Music for a programme of music inspired by revered female artists, including Royal Academicians Gillian Wearing, Sonia Boyce and Phyllida Barlow.
£8, £5 concessions.
Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
The RA Schools annual dinner and auction is an exclusive fundraising dinner and auction for over 300 people, in celebration, and in aid of, the Royal Academy Schools.
Ticket prices start from £500
Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts
The highlight of London’s social calendar.
Tickets from £295.