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Weston Studio, RA Schools
Drop in for a free 15-minute talk to unearth the hidden stories of the Royal Academy.
Free, no booking required.
The Collection Gallery, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
The Architecture Studio, The Dorfman Senate Rooms, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
The Benjamin West Lecture Theatre, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
Join us for a conversation about the ethics of the city and how contemporary urban environments can and do respond to the needs of their inhabitants.
The Academician's Room, Royal Academy of Arts
Join our panel as they explore what crafted space really means, hosted by The New Craftsmen and featuring Creative Director of Firmdale Hotels, Kit Kemp.
Free for Patrons, booking required.
The Benjamin West Lecture Theatre, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
Artist and singer/songwriter Michael Stipe talks about his life-long passion for photography and its potential to produce a defining image of our times.
Join Roz Barr, Alice Twemlow and Federico Martelli, to investigate architecture’s role in designing for consumerism in the second event celebrating the female designers of the Bauhaus.
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.
Guest co-curator Martin Caiger-Smith introduces Antony Gormley’s first major show in a public gallery in the UK for over a decade.
Join us for a special series of talks and discussions where a host of acclaimed artists, scientists, architects, astronomers and anthropologists discuss the relationship between their fields and visual art.
Various events, booking required
Join our panel as they debate the relevance and role of sculpture in society today.
From post-war high-rises to criticism and theory, join us for a discussion that uncovers the breadth of Ernesto Rogers’ body of work and its relevance to contemporary practice.
Benjamin West Lecture Theatre, Royal Academy of Arts
Join us for an in-conversation on self-portraiture between contemporary artist Jenny Saville RA and long-standing assistant to Lucian Freud, David Dawson.
Join a designer and architect to explore the role of textiles in architecture and design and the parallels we can draw between the luminary work of Gunta Stölzl at the Bauhaus, and contemporary high-tech material innovation.
Antony Gormley is joined by Alastair Parvin of Wikihouse and Burkina Faso-born architect Francis Kéré to discuss how we can all benefit from being involved in the process of designing and building.
Guest curator Jasper Sharp discusses the self-portraits of Lucian Freud and the first exhibition dedicated to the most important body of work within the artist’s oeuvre.
£10 / £6
Join us for a rare screening of ‘Inside Australia’, the documentary showcasing Antony Gormley’s 51-figure installation in Menzies, Western Australia – followed by a talk with director and anthropologist Hugh Brody.
Hear artist Marina Abramović talk about her work in the context of the past, present and future of performance art.
Join Mariam Kamara, founder of atelier masōmī in Niger, for a conversation with her Rolex Mentor, Sir David Adjaye OBE RA, chaired by Tim Marlow.
Join our panel as we question how artists can contribute to our understanding of the world around us as we explore the relationship between physics, cosmology and reality in relation to art.
As part of our ‘Lucian Freud: the Self-portraits’ exhibition, we discuss the future of the self-portrait in contemporary art.
Meet in the front hall of Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
Join us for a day of talks, workshops, networking and discussion as we explore, stretch and question creative approaches to engage children with SEND.
£75. £55 reductions.