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The Collection Gallery, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
Drop in for a free 15-minute talk to unearth the hidden stories of the Royal Academy.
Free, no booking required.
The General Assembly Room, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts
The Architecture Studio, The Dorfman Senate Rooms, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
Drop in for a free 15 minute talk to discover the work of aLL Design and the radical ideas of Will Alsop RA.
The Benjamin West Lecture Theatre, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
Are architects at their most creative when they are allowed to demolish and work with a clean slate? Perhaps it’s when they have to preserve and integrate? Hear both sides and make your decision.
Hear Norman Foster RA, one of UK’s leading architects, discuss the redevelopment of the Museo del Prado and the practice’s unique take on the boundaries between the old and the new.
The Benjamin West Lecture Theatre, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
Plant biologist Enrico Coen and artist Robert Kesseler join John O’Shea, Head of Programming at Science Gallery, London, to discuss their longstanding collaboration that explores the convergence between art and biology.
Burlington House Entrance Hall and Ramp
Join us for a conversation with the artist behind this year’s Summer Exhibition Annenberg Courtyard installation, Thomas Houseago, and curator Edith Devaney.
Curator Ann Dumas offers an insight into the critical thinking and curation of our exhibition, ‘Félix Vallotton: Painter of Disquiet’, presenting a chronological survey of the artist’s career.
Join our panel including political satirist Steve Bell, artist Bedwyr Williams and artist duo John Wood and Paul Harrison as they explore humour and satire in art, discussing how it has impacted today’s contemporary art world.
The Royal Academy welcomes Jean Philippe Vassal, co-founder of Lacaton & Vassal Architects, to deliver the 29th Annual Architecture Lecture.
£25, £15. Includes drinks reception in Summer Exhibition until 9pm.
The Clore Learning Centre, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
Drop in for a free 15-minute Taster Talk to learn more about the Young Artists’ Summer Show and what it’s like to organise an open submission exhibition for young artists at the RA.
Guest curator Jeremy Lewison discusses Helene Schjerfbeck, whose work is introduced for the first time to British audiences in an exhibition that foregrounds her approach to portraiture and self-portraiture.
Ten artists who define themselves as facing barriers discuss their practice and present their work.
Join Mathematician Professor Marcus du Sautoy OBE FRS, artist Conrad Shawcross RA and BBC presenter Samira Ahmed as they discuss how experimentation, curiosity and creative thinking are central to both science and sculpture.
Join us as our panel, including Curator Oriole Cullen, Professor Annamari Vänskä and artist Ehryn Torrell look at the contribution both art and fashion make to artistic innovation and creative expression.