Installation view of Summer Exhibition 2013

© Benedict Johnson

Summer Exhibition 2014

09 June — 17 August 2014

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Now in its 246th year, the Summer Exhibition remains the world’s largest open entry exhibition, showcasing works in all styles and media selected by a panel of experts.


Saturday – Thursday 10am – 6pm
Friday 10am – 10pm

09 June — 17 August

Main Galleries, Burlington House

£12. Concessions available. Friends of the RA go free.

This year, our judges include Eileen Cooper RA, Chris Orr RA and Emma Stibbon RA. Most works are also for sale and artists range from talented newcomers to some of the biggest names in the contemporary art world. The works are selected and hung by Royal Academicians and entry is open to all artists. In 2013, nearly 70% of the exhibits were by non-Academicians, £70,000 worth of prizes was awarded and over 5,000 works were sold.