Summer Exhibition 2017

13 June — 20 August 2017

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Everything you’ll see at the Summer Exhibition represents what is happening in the art world right now. New and recent art created by everyone from emerging artists to the biggest names in contemporary art and architecture.

The Royal Academy’s annual Summer Exhibition is the world’s largest open submission contemporary art show. Now in its 249th year, the Summer Exhibition provides a unique platform for emerging and established artists to showcase works across painting and printmaking, photography, sculpture, architecture and film.

The Summer Exhibition attracts a high volume of entrants annually, with 12,000 entries received in the 2016 show.

Please note that the Royal Academy will be closed all day on 19 June 2017 for a private event.

All ticket prices include £3.50 for a printed list of works.

Booking is now open to Friends of the RA. Sign up here for updates on public booking dates.

13 June — 20 August 2017

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

Main Galleries, Burlington House

Priority booking for Friends of the RA is now open. Booking opens to the public on Monday 27 February 2017 at 10am.

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