RCA Secret

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12-20 Mar 11am-6pm daily (late opening until 9pm on 19 Mar) | On sale day, Sat 21 Mar 8am-6pm, the exhibition is closed to visitors
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Admission FREE, postcards 50
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RCA SecretThe RCA Secret show, held at the college's Dyson Building in Battersea, is that rarest of artistic events - a chance to get your hands on a piece of genuine art by a bona fide artist for a mere 50. The way it works is simple. You go to one of the viewing days, look at the postcards which have been sent in by all sorts of people (famous artists, celebrities, artists in training and talented but not well known artists), then return on the sale day and purchase the ones you liked - for 50 a pop. The catch is that you can't tell who did the postcard until after you've shelled out your dosh, so you might come home with a Hirst original or, well... you might not. It's an opportunity to flex your artistic knowledge, pick up a bargain and invest in the future of the RCA (because it's all for charity, folks). So if you reckon you can tell your Opie from your Emin, head down to the RCA (or view online) and see what you can pick up but you will need to register in advance to buy. If you're dead set on a particular postcard, get there before the doors open at 8am when the buying starts - early birds queue from about 5am. If you're a little more relaxed, leave it until later; the queue usually disappears by around midday.

About Royal College of Art, Dyson Building

The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester Road, the generously proportioned 4,750 square metre building houses a state-of-the art lecture theatre and the RCA's printmaking and photography studios. More about Royal College of Art, Dyson Building

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