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 Reynolds Room, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
Artists Yinka Shonibare RA and WESSIELING join ‘Matisse in the Studio’ co-curator Ellen McBreen to examine the ethical and artistic considerations of cultural appropriation within the arts, in a discussion chaired by writer and broadcaster Bidisha.
£12, £6 concessions.
Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House
Join us to take a closer look at architecture’s role in shaping the gendered nature of home as we discuss how preconceived ideas on gender affect the design of the domestic realm.
£12, £6 concessions. Includes talk and drinks reception.
In this panel discussion chaired by Professor Michael Archer, artists Sir Michael Craig Martin CBE RA, Alice Anderson and Professor Dawn Ades CBE FBA explore how artists transform our perception of everyday and familiar objects.
£12, £6 concessions.
Geological Society, Piccadilly, W1
Join us as we take a closer look at the impact mass media has had on domestic spaces.
Our panel, artist Cathie Pilkington RA and Gill Hart, Head of Education at the National Gallery chaired by Reader in Museology at UAL Dr David Dibosa, question how much context and knowledge is needed to appreciate art and discuss how art is interpreted.
Join us to discuss how the concept of home and domesticity is becoming disconnected from the traditional understanding of a house.
In this discussion, we explore how sensuality, sexuality and voyeurism have been a source of inspiration in architecture as well as for the artists Salvador Dalí and Marcel Duchamp.
Inspired by Dalí and Duchamp’s interests in storytelling, we take a closer look at the role of architectural fictions in practice.
Art historian Dr Alyce Mahon, editor of ‘The Amorist’ Rowan Pelling and artist Adham Faramawy examine how since the 20th century artists have used eroticism in their work. Join this expert panel as they discuss why the erotic continues to challenge viewers and provoke controversy today.
Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly
An evening of film, animation and sound that explores architecture through storytelling.
Explore the ways in which time can influence our relationship with architecture.