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 Library, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
Independent curator Amanda-Jane Doran presents and discusses illustrations by Pre-Raphaelite artists from the RA Collection.
Free with exhibition ticket. No booking required.
Meet in the front hall of Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
By very special arrangement, Lady Juliet Tadgell leads a guided tour of her home, Bourne Park. The tour will focus on her art collection, which features magnificent works by Stubbs and Reynolds as well as a collection of Old Masters.
£150. Includes coach, coffee, lunch, tea and cake.
The Academicians' Room, The Keeper's House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
Join Archivist Mark Pomeroy and Head of the RA Library Adam Waterton as they uncover some of the most treasured items from the RA Collection. This Friends week tour will highlight key pieces from the colourful history of the Friends of the RA.
£25. Includes tea and coffee in the Academicians' Room and a donation to support the redevelopment of the Royal Academy. Friends only.