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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Meet in the Front Hall, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts
Join us once a month for coffee and conversation to discuss artworks from our permanent collection.
Free, booking required.
Geological Society, Piccadilly, W1
Join us for this discussion on architecture in outer space, in which a panel of experts explores the questions extra-terrestrial living raises for technology as an industry and humanity as a whole.
£12, £6 concessions. Includes talk and drinks reception.
Online live-stream / The New Art Gallery, Walsall
Royal Academician Bob and Roberta Smith reflects on the art that has inspired his work.
The Reynolds Room, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
From underground delivery infrastructure to creative spaces, this panel discussion explores how the projects submitted for the Royal Academy’s Urban Jigsaw competition have developed over the last two years.
£8, £5 concessions. Includes talk and drinks reception.
The Reynolds Room, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts. Entrance via the Keeper's House.
Discover the influence of Queen Henrietta Maria, wife of Charles I, on the arts at the Stuart court in this talk by Dr Erin Griffey.
£10, £7 concessions.
Part 1: Walmer Yard, London, W11; Part 2: The Life Room, The Royal Academy Schools
The Royal Academy hosts two events that explore the dynamic and reciprocal nature of architectural experience.
Part 1: £18, £12 concessions; Part 2: £25, £15 concessions; combined ticket: £35, £22 concessions.
The Sir Hugh Casson Room for Friends, the Keeper's House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
Join us for a conversation with Miles Aldridge, who will be discussing his career for the annual London Original Print Fair talk.
£15, £9 concessions.
The Benjamin West Lecture Theatre, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
In celebration of the Royal Academy’s transformative redevelopment, David Chipperfield RA will give the first public lecture in our spectacular new venue for conversation and debate.
£20, £10 concessions.
At this event we invite disabled artists and creative people facing barriers accessing the art world to share their practice with others.
Free, no booking required.
Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
Discover what defines a successful artist today, in this three-day series of free events.
The Benjamin West Lecture Theatre, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
Join us for the annual Rothschild Foundation lecture in the Royal Academy’s new lecture theatre.
Ticket information will be released later in 2018.