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 John Madejski Fine Rooms, Weston Rooms and Galleries I and II, Burlington House
Join us for an exclusive preview of the ‘The Great Spectacle’ before it opens to the public.
Free. Friends of the RA and members of the Academicians' Room only.
The British Academy Room, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts
What is the purpose of art criticism, and what does it take to become a successful critic? Led by Thomas Marks, writer and editor of Apollo magazine, this course offers a unique opportunity to learn about the curious history of art journalism while honing your own skills as a writer and critic.
£420. Includes light refreshments on both days and a wine reception..
The British Academy Room, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly / The Life Room, The RA Schools
In the RA’s 250th year, its international team of experts shares their knowledge of curatorial process and practice for the first time in an intensive expert-led summer course, supplemented by key prominent speakers from across the art world.
£1,800. Includes all materials, light refreshments each day and drinks receptions throughout the week.