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Meet in Front Hall of Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
Drop in for a free 15-minute talk to unearth the hidden stories of the Royal Academy.
Free, no booking required.
The Clore Learning Centre, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
At this event we invite disabled artists and creative people facing barriers accessing the art world to share their practice with others.
The Collection Gallery, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
These audio described life drawing workshops, inspired by ‘The Renaissance Nude’, are designed for blind and partially sighted visitors.
Free, booking required.
Meet in the Front Hall, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts
Join us for a hot drink and a discussion about artworks from the RA Collection.
The Cast Corridor, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts
The General Assembly Room, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts
A creative workshop inspired by artworks in the free display, ‘The Making of an Artist: The Great Tradition’.
Benjamin West Lecture Theatre, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
In 2018, the RA completed the biggest transformation in its 250-year history. Join us for a free afternoon of learning to reflect on the successes and challenges of this transformational project, one year on.
Explore the history of the Royal Academy’s cast and sculpture collection in this free, hour-long tour.
Clore Learning Centre, Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington Gardens entrance
Explore the RA’s hidden gems in this workshop about Royal Academicians and the artworks they have given to the Collection.
Free, booking required.
Meet in Front Hall of Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts
Explore the former life of our historic campus in this free hour-long tour.
Explore the Royal Academy’s collection of portraits and self-portraits, in this free hour-long tour.
Join us at the RA on the second Saturday of every month for an artist-led taster workshop, focusing on a specific artistic technique each session.
Explore the everyday working lives of Royal Academy artists, past and present, in this free hour-long tour.
Multiple locations across the RA. Meet in Front Hall of Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
Drop in for a day of architecture based, family activities that explore the whole of the Royal Academy’s campus.
Main Galleries, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts
A tour of ‘Summer Exhibition 2019’ designed for wheelchair users and mobility impaired visitors.
Burlington House Entrance Hall and Ramp
Drop in for a free 15-minute Taster Talk to learn more about the Young Artists’ Summer Show and what it’s like to organise an open submission exhibition for young artists at the RA.
If you’re aged 17 – 25, you could see our highly anticipated Antony Gormley exhibition for free at one of three special evenings, part of BNP Paribas’ AccessArt25 programme.