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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
Meet on the Sackler landing, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts
Senior Curator Helen Valentine talks about Michelangelo’s ‘Taddei Tondo’, the only marble by Michelangelo in Britain.
Free with an exhibition ticket, no booking required.
Meet in the Front Hall, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts
Join art historian Ben Street for a talk about the Cornell exhibition with speech to text transcription and BSL interpretation.
£3. Carers and Friends of the RA go free.
The Saloon, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts
Join novelist, critic, literary theorist and playwright Gabriel Josipovici as he leads this book club on his new novel that charts the course of Joseph Cornell’s mysterious life and his remarkable boxes.
£19 (including exhibition entry on the day). £15 (event only).
Reynolds Room, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts
Internationally acclaimed artist William Kentridge joins Tim Marlow, the RA’s Director of Artistic Programmes, to discuss his career and work.
£12. £6 reductions.
General Assembly Room, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts
Curator Annette Wickham explores the story behind this epic drawing by Daniel Maclise and
considers why such a remarkable work has been hidden from public view for almost a
Free, booking required.
Hatchards, Piccadilly, W1
Last chance to hear curator Sarah Lea introduce her critically acclaimed exhibition as she describes Cornell’s life, career and eclectic interests in an exclusive talk.
Meet in the exhibition, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts
Curator Annette Wickham introduces this epic cartoon by Daniel Maclise RA, which depicts the meeting of Duke of Wellington and his Prussian ally Field Marshall Blücher after the Battle of Waterloo.
Curator Maria Alambritis introduces a selection of prints from the Royal Academy Collection
that depict events from the Napoleonic Wars.