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Following recent government announcements, we’re planning our reopening and will announce details of exhibitions and ticket availability very soon! For any ticket enquiries please email tickets@royalacademy.org.uk

Patrons of the Royal Academy

Bringing you closer to art and artists

It was the support of a patron, George III, which enabled a small group of artists and architects to found the Royal Academy in 1768. While much has changed, we still rely on our Patrons and as a unique, artist-led organisation we offer them unrivalled opportunities to engage with art and artists.