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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The Sir Hugh Casson Room for Friends, The Keeper's House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
Explore the remarkable history of food in art, from the ancient world to the contemporary, across a range of themes. Over ten weeks of lectures and discussions, leading scholars and art world experts consider how food has inspired artists over the ages and has been used to evoke allegory, symbolism, still life, feminism, surrealism, hyper-reality and much more.
7–9pm each week (registration from 6.30pm). £540 for full course, £320 for weeks 1–5 OR weeks 6–10. Includes all materials, light refreshments throughout, and a drinks reception at the end of weeks 5 and 10.