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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Online live-stream / Manchester Art Gallery
Royal Academician Sonia Boyce reflects on the art that has inspired her work.
The Life Room, RA Schools, Piccadilly.
Hear more about the RA Schools from the unique perspective of its recently elected Keeper, the painter and printmaker Rebecca Salter RA.
Free, booking required. RA250 Friends and Supporters only.
6 Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts.
The RA is currently undergoing one of the biggest physical changes in our history. Step behind the scenes for a glimpse at the work in progress on one of our last open-access building tours.
Online live-stream / The New Art Gallery, Walsall
Royal Academician Bob and Roberta Smith reflects on the art that has inspired his work.
The Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Galleries, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
Celebrate the opening of the New RA and enjoy the premiere exhibition ‘Tacita Dean: LANDSCAPE’ at this special preview for RA250 Friends, RA250 Supporters and the Academicians’ Room members.
Free, booking required. Academicians' Room members and RA250 Friends and Supporters only.
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.