Royal College of Art, Battersea

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15-25 Howie Street, SW11 4AS
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Royal College of Art, BatterseaThe Royal College of Art is one of London's most prestigious art colleges and the world's only wholly postgraduate university of art and design. It has a lively programme of exhibitions featuring the work of its postgraduate students and hosts lectures by leading figures from the worlds of art and design. Divided into two campuses, the original Royal College of Art building, part of the Great Exhibition of 1851, is at Kensington Gore while their purpose-built Battersea campus houses the School of Fine Art - the Painting, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpture programmes as well as InnovationRCA and the Moving Image Studio. At the Battersea campus the Sculpture Department is on Howie Street while the Dyson Building at 1 Hester Road houses Photography, Printmaking and InnovationRCA. There are regular student work-in-progress exhibitions and visiting exhibitions open to the public. The Royal College of Art has an invaluable collection of over 1,000 works by staff and graduating students including Peter Blake and David Hockney, representing significant developments in British Painting from the middle years of last century to the present.


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Imperial Road, SW6 | 14 minutes from Royal College of Art, Battersea
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1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 2 minutes from Royal College of Art, Battersea
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24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 3 miles from Royal College of Art, Battersea
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165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 26 minutes from Royal College of Art, Battersea
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23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 33 minutes from Royal College of Art, Battersea
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503 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 10 minutes from Royal College of Art, Battersea
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33 Parkgate Road, SW11 | 1 minute from Royal College of Art, Battersea
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66 Royal Hospital Garden, Chelsea, London SW3 | 9 minutes from Royal College of Art, Battersea
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339 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 12 minutes from Royal College of Art, Battersea
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Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 18 minutes from Royal College of Art, Battersea
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Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 12 minutes from Royal College of Art, Battersea
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