Royal Academy of Arts

 
 
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Royal Academy of ArtsLord 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. Perhaps the most celebrated show of recent years was Saatchi's 'Sensation!', but exhibitions include everything from recent fashion and photography retrospectives to much broader collections of post-18th century art, and immaculately researched explorations of historical cultures. Their Summer Exhibition is a wonderful mish-mash of artists - from established artists to those just starting out - media and styles. The Academy is also the venue of choice for collections celebrating the life and works of recently deceased artists.

 

Royal Academy of Arts events

 
Legends Of The MartiniLegends Of The MartiniLegends Of The MartiniPresented by Belvedere Vodka and curated by London College of Fashion graduate Tory Turk, Legends of the Martini at the Royal Academy of Arts is an interactive exhibition that celebrates the iconic cocktail. It will focus on eight key public figures and characters that are synonymous with the drink, including Elizabeth Taylor, who was renowned for 28th August 2014Sunday 31st August 2014 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Now On
Legends Of The Martini
event > Exhibitions
DATES  1st to 31st August 2014
Presented by Belvedere Vodka and curated by London College of Fashion graduate Tory Turk, Legends of the Martini at the Royal Academy of Arts is an interactive exhibition that celebrates the iconic cocktail. It will focus on eight key public figures and characters that are synonymous with the drink, including Elizabeth Taylor, who was renowned for ... More about this event
 
Radical Geometry: Modern Art of South America from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros CollectionRadical Geometry: Modern Art of South America from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros CollectionThis exhibition in The Sackler Wing of the Royal Academy of Arts explores the art produced between the 1930s and 1970s in distinct areas of South America. In Radical Geometry the new and challenging geometric abstractions that captured the optimism that swept across Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil, and Venezuela during this fifty-year period are examine28th August 2014Sunday 28th September 2014 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
Category: event
Ongoing
Radical Geometry: Modern Art of South America from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  5th July to 28th September 2014
This exhibition in The Sackler Wing of the Royal Academy of Arts explores the art produced between the 1930s and 1970s in distinct areas of South America. In Radical Geometry the new and challenging geometric abstractions that captured the optimism that swept across Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil, and Venezuela during this fifty-year period are examine... More about this event
Life Drawing In The Keeper's HouseLife Drawing In The Keeper's HouseThe painter and teacher Michael Kirkbride will be running this workshop.28th August 2014Thursday 18th December 2014 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Ongoing
Life Drawing In The Keeper's House
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing
DATES  28th Aug, 25th Sep, 30th Oct, 27th Nov and 18th Dec 2014 - 7pm-9pm
The painter and teacher Michael Kirkbride will be running this workshop.
Anselm KieferAnselm KieferAnselm KieferIn September 2014, the Royal Academy will present a major and comprehensive retrospective of Anselm Kiefer, whose 1969 degree show, 'Occupations', "remains one of the most polarising artworks to have emerged from postwar Germany" (The Guardian). A comprehensive display of his works, the exhibition will include books, drawings, photographs, watercol27th September 2014Sunday 14th December 2014 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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On Soon
Anselm Kiefer
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing
DATES  27th September to 14th December 2014
In September 2014, the Royal Academy will present a major and comprehensive retrospective of Anselm Kiefer, whose 1969 degree show, 'Occupations', "remains one of the most polarising artworks to have emerged from postwar Germany" (The Guardian). A comprehensive display of his works, the exhibition will include books, drawings, photographs, watercol... More about this event
 
Giovanni Battista Moroni (c.1520-1579)Giovanni Battista Moroni (c.1520-1579)Giovanni Battista Moroni (c.1520-1579)Portrait paintings by the 16th-century Italian artist Giovanni Battista Moroni, known as a contemporary of Titian, go on display at the Royal Academy of Arts this autumn. One of the most important painters of the Northern Italian Renaissance, Moroni is widely regarded as one of the greatest portraitists of all time - writing in The Guardian, Jonath25th October 2014Sunday 25th January 2015 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Giovanni Battista Moroni (c.1520-1579)
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
DATES  25th October 2014 to 25th January 2015
Portrait paintings by the 16th-century Italian artist Giovanni Battista Moroni, known as a contemporary of Titian, go on display at the Royal Academy of Arts this autumn. One of the most important painters of the Northern Italian Renaissance, Moroni is widely regarded as one of the greatest portraitists of all time - writing in The Guardian, Jonath... More about this event
 
 

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Opening and closing times for Royal Academy of Arts

Today (Thursday) Royal Academy of Arts closes at 18.00

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Underground Stations

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4 minutes walk
 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
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Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Burlington Car Park
 
2 minutes walk
 
Arlington House Pure Parking
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Colnaghi Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
15 Old Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Royal Academy of Arts
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Pace Gallery London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6 Burlington Gardens, W1S | 1 minute from Royal Academy of Arts
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Alan Cristea Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
31 Cork Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
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Royal Institution of Great Britain
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
21 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
Best known for its annual televised Christmas lectures, the RI is one of Britain's most famous science institutions and the place where famous scientists such as ... More
 
 
 
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Piccadilly Circus
London > Attractions > Sights
Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1J | 5 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
Right in the middle of the West End, Piccadilly Circus isn't a circus at all, but an enormous road junction where Piccadilly itself Regent Street, Shaftesbury ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
27 St James's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 5 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th September 2014 to 24th January 2015
Apollo Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, Westminster, London W1D | 6 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
After a hugely successful run at the St James Theatre at the beginning of 2014 Urinetown moves to the Apollo Theatre on 29th September 2014 making ...More
 
 
 
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The Scottsboro Boys
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th October 2014 to 21st February 2015
Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, South Bank, London WC2H | 10 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
It's 1931, nine young black men aged between 12 and 19 are travelling on a train through Scottsboro, looking for a new life. Following a sold ...More
 
 
 
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English National Ballet: The Nutcracker
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 11th December 2014 to 4th January 2015
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 11 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
A very traditional interpretation of E.T.A. Hoffman's The Nutcracker, English National Ballet's version has been staged every year since 1950. In 2010 ...More
 
 
 
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Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 5 minutes from 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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Comedy Store
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
1a Oxendon Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 6 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
The Comedy Store is the spiritual home of stand-up in the UK. Despite being the best large comedy venue in the country, the Store still succeeds ... More
 
 
 
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Gielgud Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 7 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
From the outside, the Gielgud Theatre is an impressive sight, towering four storeys over Shaftesbury Avenue, its height further emphasized by the turret on top. The ... More
 
 
 
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Penhaligon's
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
16-17 Burlington Arcade, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from Royal Academy of Arts
130-year-old scent emporium with royal warrants. For a sweet-smelling, sensory overload, Penhaligon’s has to be the place to go. From the original Hammam Bouquet to the Winston ... More
 
 
 
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Prada
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
16-18 Old Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Royal Academy of Arts
One of the coolest, most stylish designer labels, Prada is fashion royalty. A favourite with the trend conscious who find everything here - from evening wear ... More
 
 
 
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Mont Blanc
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
60 Burlington Arcade, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from Royal Academy of Arts
As Mont Blanc's opulent pens are not officially available over the internet, you will have to visit one of their special boutiques in order to acquire ... More
 
 
 
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The Restaurant at The Royal Academy of Arts
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Burlington House, Mayfair, London W1J | Same location as 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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Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
9A Vigo Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Royal Academy of Arts
Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
 
 
 
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Cecconi's
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
5A Burlington Gardens, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Royal Academy of Arts
Cecconi's is a wonderful Italian restaurant where you should eat at least once, even if it is just for tapas. A 2005 refurb means this institution ... More
 
 
 
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, W1W | 10 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, W1U | 11 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
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London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 15 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
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London > Leisure > Fitness
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The Beauty Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B | 4 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
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The Only Running Footman
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
5 Charles Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
One of two venues belonging to The Meredith Group who also run The Portman in Portman Village, The Only Running Footman is a popular pub, restaurant ... More
 
 
 
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Ye Grapes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 6 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
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The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 6 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
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The Donovan Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Brown's Hotel, 33 Albermarle Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
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Mahiki
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Dover Street, Mayfair, , Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
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Longitude 0°8
London > Nightlife > Bars
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Royal Academy of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | Same location as Royal Academy of Arts
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Dover Street Restaurant and Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
8-10 Dover Street, Mayfair, , Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
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The Ritz Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
150 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 3 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
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Legends Of The Martini
Legends Of The Martini
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

Royal Academy of Arts

Presented by Belvedere Vodka and curated by London College of Fashion graduate Tory Turk, Legends of the Martini at the ...More

 
Radical Geometry: Modern Art of South America from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection
Exhibitions | Until 28th September 2014 

Royal Academy of Arts

This exhibition in The Sackler Wing of the Royal Academy of Arts explores the art produced between the 1930s and ...More

Life Drawing In The Keeper's House
Exhibitions | Until 18th December 2014 

Royal Academy of Arts

The painter and teacher Michael Kirkbride will be running this workshop....More

Mark Kozelek
Concerts | On 28th August 2014 

St James's Church Piccadilly 3 minutes walk from Royal Academy Of Arts

Frontman of Sin Kil Moon and Red House Painters....More

Champagne House
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th October 2014 

Funky Buddha 3 minutes walk from Royal Academy Of Arts

Resident DJs spin R&B and their own special mixes....More

Karaoke Thursday's
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 6th November 2014 

Gem 4 minutes walk from Royal Academy Of Arts

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Open Mic Night
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th August 2014 

Brasserie Zedel 4 minutes walk from Royal Academy Of Arts

Open stage....More

Thursday at Babble
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th October 2014 

Babble 4 minutes walk from Royal Academy Of Arts

Resident DJs supply house and chart....More

Jersey Boys
Jersey Boys
Theatre | Until 26th October 2014 

Piccadilly Theatre 4 minutes walk from Royal Academy Of Arts

Jersey Boys at the Piccadilly Theatre is the tale of four blue collar boys from the wrong side of the ...More

 
Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 24th May 2015 

Cambridge Theatre 4 minutes walk from Royal Academy Of Arts

The Royal Shakespeare Company's musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at the Cambridge ...More

 
 
 
 
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