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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RA Patrons are invited to Sarabande during London Fashion Week for a private view of Katie Roberts-Wood design installation, as well as visits to the creatives-in-residence’s studios.
Free, please RSVP.
The Academicians’ Room, The Keeper’s House, Royal Academy of Arts
Join resident DJs Sunslingshot and Monty O for their signature sounds of eighties soul, rare groove and future beats, at their usual slot on the last Friday of the month.
Free, booking required.
Main Galleries, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
RA Patrons are invited to spend a family-friendly morning in ‘Charles I: King and Collector’ before the galleries open to the public.
Free, please RSVP
Eton College, Windsor
Join us for an exclusive trip to Eton College with a private view and artist-led tour of ‘Fragments’, a solo exhibition of new photographic and video work created by London-based Turkish artist Güler Ates, while an artist in residence at Eton College in 2015.
Free, please RSVP.
RA Patrons are invited to visit artist Rose Wylie RA in her studio, followed by afternoon tea nearby in the medieval village of Faversham.
£40. Includes afternoon tea and transport between studio from Faversham Train Station.
Primrose Hill, London
Join us for breakfast and a private tour of Eglon House, inspired by Pierre Chareau’s iconic Maison de Verre in Paris.
Hector Plimmer joins Art of Sound in the Academicians’ Room, for another vibrant Friday night DJ session.
We’re honoured to welcome Auntie Flo back to the decks in the Academicians’ Room for more great fusions of world influences and sophisticated dance music.
The Sackler Wing of Galleries, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
Please join us for a special tour of ‘Premiums: Interim Projects 2018’. Patrons will have the first chance to see the work of the second-year students ahead of the opening reception.
RA Patrons are invited to the opening reception of ‘Premiums: Interim Projects 2018’, a testing ground for new work by artists halfway through their postgraduate studies at the Royal Academy Schools.
Tate Modern, London
RA Patrons are invited on an out of hours, curator-led tour to see one of the most highly anticipated postmodern exhibitions of 2018.
Lecture theatre, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
Artistic Director Tim Marlow introduces the 2019 exhibition programme, revealing what’s coming up at the RA.
Free, booking required. RA250 Supporters and Patrons only.