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RA250: The New Royal Academy of ArtsOn 19th May 2018 the Royal Academy of Arts opens the doors to new spaces for displays, a 250-seat lecture hall, immersive architecture installations, projects by students from the RA art school and one two-acre campus, unified for the first time. Celebrating its 250th birthday in style, the RA's two buildings, Burlington House on Piccadilly and Burlington Garden, will be linked together for the first time. Inaugurating the new galleries will be an exhibition on the pioneering landscape work of Tacita Dean. You can also visit two free exhibitions on 'The Making of an Artist', one showinghighlights from the gallery's collection, the other showing plaster casts from the early years of the RA Schools in The Vaults. From September 2018, Bob and Roberta Smith will explore the subject of gender in the history of the RA in The Ronald and Rita McAulay Gallery.

 

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Lord Burlington's spectacular London palace is home to the Royal Academy of Arts, a set of galleries that houses the country's premier art school and a brilliantly curated program of exhibitions. There's always something new to enjoy at the Royal Academy. The programme of exhibitions is constantly changing and shows are presented in some of Europe's most magnificent galleries. More about Royal Academy of Arts

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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £153  21% off
81 Jermyn Street, SW1Y | 3 minutes from RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts
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Pretty Woman: The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 13th February 2020 to 2nd January 2021
RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts, 16 Denman Street, W1D | 4 minutes from RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts
Everyone's favourite Hollywood love story comes alive on the London stage this February when Pretty Woman: The Musical transfers from Broadway to the West End with ...More
 
 
 
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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 31st March 2016 to 1st November 2020
RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts, 218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, W1V | 5 minutes from RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts
Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong - winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy - and Peter Pan Goes Wrong, have ...More
 
 
 
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Everybody's Talking About Jamie
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th November 2017 to 29th August 2020
RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 6 minutes from RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts
Tom MacRae's musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie transfers to London's Apollo Theatre after an acclaimed run at the Sheffield Theatre. Despite being openly gay and confident ...More
 
 
 
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Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 5 minutes from RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts
The tiny entrance of the Criterion Theatre is almost invisible among the massive advertisements, traffic and crowds of Piccadilly Circus. To ignore it, however, is to ... More
 
 
 
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The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience West End
London > Entertainment >
22-32 Shaftesbury Avenue, Trocadero, W1D | 6 minutes from RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts
From spring 2019 the Crystal Maze LIVE Experience comes to the West End. After three successful years in Angel, Islington (open until 28th ... More
 
 
 
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Picturehouse Central
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
7-14 Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts
A vast and much needed improvement on the old Cineworld cinema in the Trocodero, Picturehouse Central opened in June 2015 and was treated to a full ... More
 
 
 
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Colnaghi Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
15 Old Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts
Among the first galleries to be established in Europe, Colnaghi specialises in Old Master paintings and drawings from the fifteenth to the nineteenth centuries. Its clients ... More
 
 
 
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Society Of Antiquaries
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Burlington House, W1J | 1 minute from RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts
Founded in 1707, the Society of Antiquaries has the largest collection of portraits of English ... More
 
 
 
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Pace Gallery London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6 Burlington Gardens, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts
New York art gallery Pace opens its second London space at 6 Burlington Gardens on 4th October 2012, a 9,000 square foot space in the presitgious ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Shoes
Burlington Arcade, W1J | 1 minute from RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts
More than 40 years after Manolo Blahnik opened his first store on Old Church Street in Chelsea, the ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
16-17 Burlington Arcade, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts
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Prada
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
16-18 Old Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Burlington House, Mayfair, London W1J | Same location as RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts
The Restaurant at the Royal Academy of Arts is a restaurant and bar housed at the The Royal Academy of Arts, offering all day dining and ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > American restaurants
8a Sackville Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts
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London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 10 minutes from RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts
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London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 11 minutes from RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
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London > Nightlife > Bars
Brown's Hotel, 33 Albermarle Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts
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London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts
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London > Nightlife > Bars
23-25 Heddon Street, W1B | 2 minutes from RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | Same location as RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts
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London > Business > Venue Hire
8-10 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts
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London > Business > Venue Hire
195 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 2 minutes from RA250: The New Royal Academy of Arts
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Angelica KauffmanAngelica KauffmanFounding member of the Royal Academy and one of the most successful artists of her time, Angelica Kauffman is the subject of a major exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in 2020. Recognised as a child prodigy, Kauffman went on to enjoy an unprecedented career in London as a history painter and portraitist, finding success in a largely male-domin2020-07-02T00:00:00+01002020-09-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
PRICING  £12, £14 with donation
DATES  28th June to 20th September 2020
VENUE  Royal Academy of Arts 
Founding member of the Royal Academy and one of the most successful artists of her time, Angelica Kauffman is the subject of a major exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in 2020. Recognised as a child prodigy, Kauffman went on to enjoy an unprecedented career in London as a history painter and portraitist, finding success in a largely male-domin... More about this event
 
 

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Angelica Kauffman
Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2020 

Royal Academy of Arts

Founding member of the Royal Academy and one of the most successful artists of her time, Angelica Kauffman is the ...More

Pretty Woman: The Musical
Pretty Woman: The Musical
Theatre | Until 2nd January 2021 

Piccadilly Theatre 4 minutes walk from Ra250: The New Royal Academy Of Arts

Everyone's favourite Hollywood love story comes alive on the London stage this February when Pretty Woman: The Musical transfers from ...More

 
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
Theatre | Until 1st November 2020 

Criterion Theatre 5 minutes walk from Ra250: The New Royal Academy Of Arts

Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong - winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy - ...More

 
Body Worlds
Body Worlds
Exhibitions | Until 11th September 2020 

London Pavilion 5 minutes walk from Ra250: The New Royal Academy Of Arts

A fascinating exhibition which fuses science, art and health education, Body Worlds offers a unique insight into the human body. ...More

 
To Kill A Mockingbird
To Kill A Mockingbird
Theatre | Until 31st July 2020 

Gielgud Theatre 7 minutes walk from Ra250: The New Royal Academy Of Arts

Rhys Ifans, recently seen in On Bear Ridge at the Royal Court Theatre, takes on the lead role of small-town ...More

 
The Watsons
The Watsons
Theatre | Until 26th September 2020 

Harold Pinter Theatre 7 minutes walk from Ra250: The New Royal Academy Of Arts

Adapted from Jane Austen's unfinished novel and "joyously directed" (Evening Standard) by Samuel West, The Watsons comes to the West ...More

 
Les Miserables
Les Miserables
Theatre | Until 17th October 2020 

Sondheim Theatre 7 minutes walk from Ra250: The New Royal Academy Of Arts

Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by ...More

 
The Shark Is Broken
Theatre | Until 18th July 2020 

Soho Theatre 9 minutes walk from Ra250: The New Royal Academy Of Arts

Sonia Friedman Productions presents Joseph Nixon and Ian Shaw's comedy-drama inspired by the filming of Jaws, and the period of ...More

Mary Poppins
Theatre | Until 20th September 2020 

Prince Edward Theatre 9 minutes walk from Ra250: The New Royal Academy Of Arts

Step in time with Zizi Strallen as Mary Poppins and Charlie Stemp as chimney sweep Bert in Richard Eyre's revival ...More

Magic Mike Live
Magic Mike Live
Dance | Until 13th September 2020 

The Hippodrome 9 minutes walk from Ra250: The New Royal Academy Of Arts

Picking up from where Dirty Dancing left off, Channing Tatum presents an adults-only dance and acrobatic spectacular based on the ...More

 
 
 
 
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