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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John Constable RA
Richard Rogers RA
Sandra Blow RA
Wolfgang Tillmans RA
Cornelia Parker RA
Grayson Perry RA
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Geological Society, Piccadilly, W1
The identity of London is continuously evolving, as its citizens respond to the pressing demands of its status as a global capital. What is the identity of a city that is in permanent transition? What role does the citizen play in shaping a city’s identity, and vice versa?
£12, £6 concessions. Includes talk and drinks reception.
Meet outside Christ Church, Spitalfields, on the corner where Fournier Street meets Commercial Street, London, E1
Take a walking tour with Friends of the RA around the curious, closed world of early Georgian terraces and grand 17th-century silk weavers’ houses that marks the fault-line between the City and neighbouring Tower Hamlets.
£35. Includes a donation to Christ Church and entry to the Charnel House