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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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Geological Society, Piccadilly, W1
A lecture by the founder of MVRDV, one of world’s most innovative architectural practices.
£12. Concessions £6.
Professor Robert Meyrick and Dr Harry Heuser, co-curators of the RA’s ‘Stanley Anderson’ exhibition, introduce this artist who is best known for his series of prints memorialising England’s vanishing rural crafts.
Free with an exhibition ticket; no booking required
The housing crisis has fundamentally challenged the idea that we should all aspire to own where we live. Our panel discusses these new realities.
Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, W1
Professor and surgeon Iain Hutchison tells us about his ‘Saving Faces Art Project’, which charts the physical and emotional journey of patients undergoing facial surgery, and his work with BP National Portrait award winner Mark Gilbert.
Free. Pre booking essential.
John Madejski Fine Rooms, Burlington House
Join us once a month for coffee and conversation to discuss artworks from our permanent collection.
£3. Carers and Friends of the RA go free.
Reynolds Room, Burlington House
Join us for an event in celebration of LOPF’s 30th anniversary, featuring guest speaker Bob and Roberta Smith RA who will be discussing: why prints are not just for hanging in frames but also for putting in windows!
£16. Concessions £7. (incl. exhibition entry)
Keeper's House, Burlington House
Contributors to the exhibition ‘Four Visions for the Future of Housing’ put forward their ideas and answer questions from the audience.
Free, no booking required.
Professor Robert Meyrick, co-curator of the RA’s exhibition of Stanley Anderson, reassesses the work of this now marginalised printmaker and Royal Academician.
Free, booking required.
How can we design homes that are great places to live? Our panel explore a variety of ideas and propositions.
The Keeper's House, Burlington House
Meet in the Saloon
Join the Costa First Novel prize-winning author Emma Healey as she leads this book club on her gripping debut novel ‘Elizabeth is Missing’, a part-mystery and heartbreaking reflection on memory, identity, and aging.
Renowned artist Frank Auerbach joins Tim Marlow, the RA’s Director of Artistic Programmes, to discuss what drives him, and why he paints every day of the year.
At this event we invite disabled artists and creative people at risk of exclusion from the art world to share their practice in a warm and welcoming environment.