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Clore Learning Centre, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
At this event, disabled artists and creative people facing barriers to the art world share their practice with others.
Free, no booking required.
The Architecture Studio, The Dorfman Senate Rooms, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
Drop in for a free 15 minute talk and find out more about the four Royal Academy Dorfman Award finalists.
Free, no booking required
The Tennant Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House
Drop in for a free 15-minute talk to unearth the hidden stories of the Royal Academy.
The Collection Gallery, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
Free, no booking required.
The Collections Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington Gardens
Meet in the front hall of Burlington House
Join us for refreshments and an in-depth discussion and exploration of artworks from the RA Collection
Free, booking required.
The Benjamin West Lecture Theatre, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
Explore the principles designers use to tailor our built environment to meet the needs of an ageing population, and how these could be applied to benefit everyone.
Nicholas Hytner discusses his career in film and theatre, including twelve years as Artistic Director at the National Theatre, with writer and broadcaster Sarah Crompton.
Historical novelist Tracy Chevalier talks with broadcast journalist Georgina Godwin about the roles art and craftsmanship play in her writing.
From political satire to working with Pink Floyd, cartoonist Gerald Scarfe discusses his 60-year career with journalist and broadcaster, Razia Iqbal.
Contemporary jewellery creator Wallace Chan discusses the positives and negatives of success, time, and money in the creative process.
Visual artist Tacita Dean and choreographer Wayne McGregor discuss their artistic collaboration on a new project for The Royal Ballet, ‘The Dante Project (Inferno)’.
Contemporary artist Rachel Whiteread discusses her career, the inspiration behind her Turner Prize winning practice, and the social context of her sculptures, with Tate Modern Director, Frances Morris.
Hear more about the work of Austrian architect Josef Frank and find out how he changed the way we view Modernist design today.
Take a closer look at spaces created to benefit physical or mental health and how these examples can inform designs intended for everyone.
Join Senior Curator Helen Valentine for a free 30 minute talk in the Tennant Gallery, introducing the exhibition ‘Anthony Whishaw RA: With Spain in Mind’
Join us to hear current art collectors offer a rare insight into their collections and to learn what motivates individuals to collect art today.
Various events, booking required
As part of our ‘Why collect?’ series of events, we host an in conversation with patron and art collector Valeria Napoleone who, over the last 23 years, has amassed a collection of works by only women artists.
Join art historian Kathleen Adler in this introduction to the revolutionary careers of Berthe Morisot and Eva Gonzalès, the two women artists included in our exhibition ‘Gauguin and the Impressionists’.
Join curator Anna Ferrari for an introduction to the exhibition and her insights into the collection’s history.