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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British Academy Room, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
Led by Dr Anna Dempster, the Royal Academy’s Head of Academic Programmes, this weekend course offers critical insights into the role of the tastemaker: one of the most fascinating yet enigmatic characters of the art world.
£540. Includes light refreshments and lunch on both days and a drinks reception at the end of the first day.
The Keeper's House Studio, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
Renowned art historian and dealer Dr Bendor Grosvenor returns to the Royal Academy of Arts to lead an intensive weekend-long course focusing on connoisseurship – the art of authenticating and dating paintings – relevant for lovers of the arts, collectors and art-world professionals.
£540. Includes all materials, light refreshments, lunch and a wine reception at the end of both days.
The British Academy Room, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
What is the purpose of art criticism, and what does it take to become a successful critic? Led by Thomas Marks, writer and editor of Apollo magazine, this course offers a unique opportunity to learn about the curious history of art journalism while honing your own skills as a writer and critic.
£420. Includes light refreshments on both days and a drinks reception at the end of the first day.