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
Secretary and Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Arts, Charles Saumarez Smith hosts a talk on the inspiration behind his new book ‘East London’; an engagingly informal insider’s guide to the streets of the East End, from Spitalfields to Stratford.
£15, includes welcome drink.
Geological Society, Piccadilly, W1
The first in this series of debates focuses on East London, exploring the degree to which the architecture designed for upcoming developments is helping to shape, or erode, the tapestry of London’s identity.
£12, £6 concessions. Includes talk and drinks reception.
The second in this series of debates focuses on West London, exploring the degree to which the architecture designed for upcoming developments is helping to shape, or erode, the tapestry of London’s identity.
Meet at 40 Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, EC1R
The London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) hold a vast and diverse collection of archives, records, images, films, maps and over 10,000 books, covering all aspects of the prolific history of our amazing capital.