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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
The 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.
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, Royal Academy of Arts
The artist Timothy Hyman discusses his residency at the Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centre in London with one of its designers, Ivan Harbour of Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners.
Free, no booking required
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.
Reynolds Room, Burlington House
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.
£12. Concessions £6.
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.
Eileen Cooper RA discusses with art writer Anna McNay the role of drawing in her practice, and why she considers it to be neither just a preliminary or secondary art form.
Free, booking required.