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, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
Discover six English wines, ideal for the summer months, and learn the story behind England’s growing success as a wine-making country.
£40. Includes tastings of six or seven English wines.
Main Galleries, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
RA Patrons have the first opportunity to see this exciting exhibition which will be the first comprehensive survey of the artist’s work to be held in the UK in 40 years.
Free. Patrons only.
Full address provided on RSVP
Join us for Patrons dining club to celebrate the opening of Jasper Johns: ‘Something Resembling Truth’.
£75. Includes a three-course dinner with wine. Patrons only.
The Life Room, Royal Academy Schools
This exclusive evening event will take you on a journey of operatic excellence in the RA’s historic Life Drawing Room.
£95. Includes drinks reception
The Belle Shenkman Room, the Keeper's House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
Join us for an informal, drop-in conversation and share your thoughts about our current ‘Matisse in the Studio’ exhibition.
Free, no booking required.
Main Galleries and The Sackler Wing of Galleries, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
Enjoy three landmark exhibitions away from the crowds at a special edition of our Friends private views – all in support of our fundraising appeal Make Your Mark.
£50. Includes welcome drink and donation to the Royal Academy capital appeal.
The Sir Hugh Casson Room for Friends, The Keeper's House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
To coincide with our celebration of the great American artist Jasper Johns, we take you on an exploration of the evolving world of American craft chocolate, pairing each choice one carefully selected wines.
£40. Includes ten chocolates and five wine tastings.