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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We are extremely grateful to all of our past and existing supporters, who have helped the RA become the unique institution that it is today.
Our innovative Learning programme of events and activities for schools, families, community partners and access audiences.
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The cataloguing, restoration and conservation of the RA Collection, which records the RA’s development as the leading visual arts institution in Britain.
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Our postgraduate art school, the RA Schools, which seeks funding for scholarships and bursaries to support tuition for students studying at the UK’s only tuition-free diploma course to nurture the talent of young artists.
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The redevelopment of the RA’s site to provide outstanding visitor and learning facilities in our three spaces – Burlington House, the RA Schools and Burlington Gardens.
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For further information on how charitable trusts, foundations and Livery Companies can support the RA, please contact:
Head of Major Gifts
T: +44 (0) 207 300 5700