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 on the Sackler Landing, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
Join Alexander Jackson, PhD candidate and associate tutor at the Sainsbury Institute for Art, for an in-gallery talk focusing on the iconic American realist painter, Edward Hopper.
Free, no booking required.
Meet at the learning desk in the Front Hall, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
This tour of ‘America After the Fall: Painting in the 1930s’ is designed specifically for wheelchair users and mobility impaired visitors.
Free, booking required.
Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
To celebrate the launch of Friends week, join us for a night of live music, American wine tasting and a private view of our blockbuster exhibition ‘America After the Fall: Painting in the 1930s’. A collection of Sir Hugh Casson PRA’s sketchbooks will also be on display, revealed to the public for the first time.
£25. Includes a welcome drink, American wine tasting and a slice of artisan pizza. Friends only.
The Academicians' Room, The Keeper's House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
The art of 1930s America tells the story of a nation in flux. Artists responded to rapid social change and economic anxiety with some of the 20th century’s most powerful art – brought together now in this once-in-a-generation show.
£60. Includes breakfast and tour.
At this event for blind and visually impaired visitors, artist educators will lead an audio-described tour of the exhibition, followed by refreshments and a handling session.
Please join us to celebrate 20 years since the founding of the RA Patrons scheme, at a drinks reception highlighting the history of the scheme and the Royal Academy of Arts.
Free. Patrons only.
Join us for this creative workshop inspired by paintings in ‘America after the Fall: Painting in the 1930s’.
Free, booking required.
The Reynolds Room, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
Join us as our panel considers the role of art in reforming collective ideas of national identity in times of national crisis.
£12, £6 concessions. Free for carers.