Royal College of Art

 
 
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Royal College of ArtThe Royal College of Art has a lively programme of exhibitions featuring the work of its postgraduate students. In a further bid to promote artistic excellence it hosts lectures by leading figures from the worlds of art and design, fundraising sales, and other events. The College also hosts a number of external exhibitions organised by selected partners. 2007 marked the 150th anniversary of the founding of the college on its current site with the largest exhibition of the College's postgraduate work. For the first time, work from all disciplines was shown alongside one another under a large tented pavilion in Kensington Gardens, drawing attention to the wide diversity on offer. The Royal College of Art includes 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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20/21 British Art Fair20/21 British Art Fair20/21 British Art FairThe 20/21 British Art Fair offers works for sale by well known modern British artists from the 20th and 21st centuries and distinguishes itself by being the only fair for British art which focuses on Modern and Post-War art as well as featuring contemporary work from the 1970s onwards. It's a chance to see and buy works by highly respected artists 2015-09-09T00:00:00+01002015-09-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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DATES  9th to 13th Sep 2015
The 20/21 British Art Fair offers works for sale by well known modern British artists from the 20th and 21st centuries and distinguishes itself by being the only fair for British art which focuses on Modern and Post-War art as well as featuring contemporary work from the 1970s onwards. It's a chance to see and buy works by highly respected artists ... More about this event
 
Summer Drawing ClassesSummer Drawing ClassesDrawing courses for artists who wish to learn more from tutors at the RCA.2015-09-14T10:00:00+01002015-09-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Newnarratives: Sustain Show And AwardsNewnarratives: Sustain Show And AwardsA barometer of how some of the creative minds at the RCA are tackling some of the biggest social and environmental issues.2015-09-18T11:00:00+01002015-10-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Family Rituals 2.0Family Rituals 2.0An art installation based on research into the work-life balance, and how new workplace technology is changing and/or impeding valued family rituals.2015-09-19T10:00:00+01002015-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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    Serpentine Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    Kensington Gardens, South Kensington, London W2 | 5 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    West Carriage Drive, Kensington Gardens, South Kensington, London W2 | 5 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    31-35 Craven Hill Gardens, Paddington, London W2 | 16 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    London > Attractions > Sights
    Kensington Gardens, 27 Princes Square, South Kensington, London W2 | 2 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    Royal Geographical Society
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    Museum of Instruments
    London > Attractions > Museums
    Royal College of Music Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    Prom 64: Nielsen, B Tommy Andersson & Mahler
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 3rd September 2015 - 6.30pm-8.40pm
    Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 1 minute from Royal College of Art
    Organist David Goode performs Nielsen's Aladdin (excerpts), B Tommy Andersson's Pan and Mahler's Symphony No 4 In G. Also featuring soprano Klara Ek....More
     
     
     
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    Prom 65: Alice Coote Sings Handel
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 3rd September 2015 - 10.15pm-11.30pm
    Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 1 minute from Royal College of Art
    British mezzo-soprano Alice Coote performs a selection of Handel's greatest arias, operas, oratorios and cantatas, including Giulio Cesare, Semele, Hercules, Theodora, Messiah and Tra Le Fiamme ...More
     
     
     
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    Travel Photographer of the Year
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th July to 5th September 2015
    Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, SW7 | 3 minutes from Royal College of Art
    The winning shots for the Travel Photographer of the Year 2014 competition go on display at the Royal Geographical Society this summer. Amateur and professional photographers ...More
     
     
     
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    Royal Albert Hall
    London > Entertainment > Classical Music
    Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Royal College of Art
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    Royal College of Music
    London > Entertainment > Classical Music
    Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    Science Museum IMAX
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    6397 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from Royal College of Art
    The Barkers Building on Kensington High Street used to house an entire department store so you can imagine how much fresh, good-for-you food you can fit ... More
     
     
     
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    La Cave a Fromage
    London > Shopping > Delicatessens
    24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 10 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    Gilding the Lily
    London > Shopping > Florists
    Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 10 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    Verdi
    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Royal College of Art
    Verdi is the appropritately named restaurant at the Royal Albert Hall which replaces the former Cafe Consort, following a £1 million refurbishment unveiled on Tuesday 15th ... More
     
     
     
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    Bistrot 190
    London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
    190 Queen's Gate, Gore Hotel, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Royal College of Art
    Mediterranean cuisine. Booking advised. ... More
     
     
     
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    Bistro One Ninety Queen's Gate
    London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
    189 - 190 Queens Gate, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    Dana Centre
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Royal College of Art
    There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
     
     
     
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    The London School of Painting and Drawing
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 11 minutes from Royal College of Art
    Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
     
     
     
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    The LookOut, Hyde Park
    London > Education > Other Attractions
    Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 13 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    London > Leisure > Activities
    Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    Kensington Gardens
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Princes Square, Bayswater, London W2 | 10 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 11 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    Devonshire Arms W8
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 13 minutes from Royal College of Art
    Always a popular hangout with the South Kensington locals, The Devonshire Arms had a fresh lick of paint in 2014 and emerged with its proper pub ... More
     
     
     
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    The Enterprise
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 13 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW5 | 14 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    Babylon at the Roof Gardens
    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 11 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
    106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    Barts
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 15 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    Royal Albert Hall
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Royal College of Art
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    The Great Hall, Imperial College
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Royal College of Art
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    Prom 65: Alice Coote Sings Handel
    Concerts | On 3rd September 2015 

    Royal Albert Hall 1 minute walk from Royal College Of Art

    British mezzo-soprano Alice Coote performs a selection of Handel's greatest arias, operas, oratorios and cantatas, including Giulio Cesare, Semele, Hercules, ...More

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    The BBC Proms 2015
    Concerts | Until 12th September 2015 

    Royal Albert Hall 1 minute walk from Royal College Of Art

    Pete Tong joins Mozart and Beethoven for the Proms in 2015, showing how the classical music concert series caters for ...More

     
    Prom 64: Nielsen, B Tommy Andersson & Mahler
    Concerts | On 3rd September 2015 

    Royal Albert Hall 1 minute walk from Royal College Of Art

    Organist David Goode performs Nielsen's Aladdin (excerpts), B Tommy Andersson's Pan and Mahler's Symphony No 4 In G. Also featuring ...More

    Travel Photographer of the Year
    Travel Photographer of the Year
    Exhibitions | Until 5th September 2015 

    Royal Geographical Society 3 minutes walk from Royal College Of Art

    The winning shots for the Travel Photographer of the Year 2014 competition go on display at the Royal Geographical Society ...More

     
    Bertrand Lavier: Fountain
    Exhibitions | Until 4th October 2015 

    Serpentine Gallery 5 minutes walk from Royal College Of Art

    An opportunity to view the work of the sculptor within the grounds of the Serpentine Sackler Gallery which will remain ...More

    Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Verses After Dusk
    Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2015 

    Serpentine Gallery 5 minutes walk from Royal College Of Art

    Figurative oil paintings focusing on fictional figures to create an atmosphere of ambiguity and suggestion....More

    SelgasCano: Serpentine Pavilion 2015
    Exhibitions | Until 18th October 2015 

    Serpentine Gallery 5 minutes walk from Royal College Of Art

    Subversive Spanish architects Jose Selgas and Lucia Cano present their design for the 15th pavilion: a colourful cocoon of interlocking ...More

    Duane Hanson
    Duane Hanson
    Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2015 

    Serpentine Sackler Gallery 5 minutes walk from Royal College Of Art

    The Serpentine Gallery presents unnerving sculptures by Duane Hanson in his first survey show in London since 1997. Throughout his ...More

     
    Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2015: SelgasCano
    Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2015: SelgasCano
    Exhibitions | Until 18th October 2015 

    Serpentine Gallery 5 minutes walk from Royal College Of Art

    Award-winning Spanish architects SelgasCano, headed by Jose Selgas and Lucia Cano, will bring a burst of colour to ...More

     
    Bertrand Lavier: Fountain
    Exhibitions | Until 4th October 2015 

    Serpentine Sackler Gallery 5 minutes walk from Royal College Of Art

    An installation from the experimental sculptor who forms fine art from everyday items....More

     
     
     
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