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Terrace Wires: Tracey Emin RA
From 10 April 2018
Royal Academician Tracey Emin presents a new public installation in St Pancras International station.
Richard Deacon RA Selects
From 31 July 2017
The sculptures in this display have all been selected by Richard Deacon RA.
Chris Orr RA: The Miserable Lives of Fabulous Artists
Academicians in Focus
2 February — 9 August 2018
Our ‘Academicians in Focus’ programme continues with a display presenting unique new works on paper by Chris Orr RA, from his series ‘The Miserable Lives of Fabulous Artists’.
Basil Beattie RA: A Passage of Time
Art Sales at the RA
23 February — 23 April 2018
We are proud to present the latest exhibition from the Royal Academy’s Art Sales programme; ‘A Passage of Time’, by Basil Beattie RA.
Works of Feeling: Pre-Raphaelite Book Illustration
2 January — 27 April 2018
A display of Victorian wood-engravings in the Royal Academy Print Room, featuring Pre-Raphaelite artists including Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Everett Millais and William Holman Hunt.
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19 May — 12 August 2018
Leading artist Tacita Dean is the first to take over our new galleries with pioneering, poetic work.
London Original Print Fair 2018
3 May — 6 May 2018
Visit the London Original Print Fair – London’s favourite boutique art fair.
19 May 2018 — 4 March 2019
Discover how digital technologies are impacting our homes, cities and environment in a series of interventions inside the RA’s new Architecture Studio
RA Schools Show 2018
8 June — 1 July 2018
Our annual degree show celebrates the 17 artists who have reached the end of their studies in the Royal Academy Schools. In this group show, they exhibit new work developed through an intensive three years of artistic progression.
Summer Exhibition 2018
12 June — 19 August 2018
Sponsored by Insight Investment
This summer, Grayson Perry RA coordinates the biggest, brightest and most colourful Summer Exhibition yet, in our 250th annual celebration of “art made now”.
The Great Spectacle
250 Years of the Summer Exhibition
12 June — 19 August 2018
The Great Spectacle tells the story of 250 years of Summer Exhibitions, the world’s longest running annual display of contemporary art.
15 September 2018 — 20 January 2019
From the Pompidou Centre in Paris to New York’s Whitney Museum, the buildings of Renzo Piano have enriched cities across the globe. We mark 50 years of his pioneering work with a celebration of the unique vision behind Piano’s architecture.
29 September — 10 December 2018
Marking 250 years since Cook’s voyage to the South Pacific, we celebrate the dazzling and diverse art of the region of Oceania, from the historic to the contemporary.
Klimt / Schiele
Drawings from the Albertina Museum, Vienna
4 November 2018 — 3 February 2019
See rare and fragile drawings by Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele, offering intimate insights into their enigmatic relationship and differing creative processes. This extraordinary collaboration with the Albertina in Vienna marks the centenary of both artists’ deaths.
The West End celebrates 250 years of art
From 4 June 2018
Look out for four flags designed by Royal Academicians spilling onto the streets of Mayfair and St James throughout the summer of 2018, the RA’s 250th anniversary year.