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Exhibitions


Tacita Dean: LANDSCAPE
19 May 2018
- 12 August 2018
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Summer Exhibition 2018
9 June 2018
- 19 August 2018
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Summer Exhibition 2018 free student ticket
9 June 2018
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The Great Spectacle
9 June 2018
- 19 August 2018
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Renzo Piano
12 September 2018
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Courses and classes


Oceania Symposium
27 September 2018
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Anatomical drawing: weekend-long practical course
29 September 2018
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Tots to teenagers: representations of childhood in Western Art
29 September 2018
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Understanding the human form - five week practical evening course
3 October 2018
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Small-scale sculpture - weekend-long practical course
6 October 2018
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Erotic art: visual pleasure across the centuries - seven week course
8 October 2018
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Drawing and painting: from the essential to the sensual - full 10 weeks
8 October 2018
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Drawing and painting: from the essential to the sensual - weeks 1-5
8 October 2018
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Stolen! How, when and why? Full 10 weeks
9 October 2018
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Stolen! How, when and why? Weeks 1-5
9 October 2018
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Life drawing with Chris Wilkinson RA - morning session
13 October 2018
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Life drawing with Humphrey Ocean RA - afternoon session
13 October 2018
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Life drawing - full day session with Chris Wilkinson RA & Humphrey Ocean RA
13 October 2018
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Imagining Oceania: contesting histories, creating futures
13 October 2018
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Paper manipulation and 3D assemblage - weekend-long practical course
20 October 2018
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How to build, prime and paint a canvas - weekend-long practical course
27 October 2018
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Painting set free - weekend-long practical course
3 November 2018
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Drawing and painting inventively - five-week practical evening course
7 November 2018
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Drawing: the essentials - weekend-long practical course
10 November 2018
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Drawing and painting: from the essential to the sensual - weeks 6-10
12 November 2018
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Stolen! How, when and why? Weeks 6-10
13 November 2018
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Sketching into painting - weekend-long practical course
17 November 2018
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Contemporary art valuation - two-day art business course
17 November 2018
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Friends and Academicians' Room members life drawing: surface form
20 November 2018
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Origins of painting: from cave to Cleopatra - weekend-long art history course
24 November 2018
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Connoisseurship: who painted what, when and how to tell - two day course
1 December 2018
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Nuda Veritas: the erotic image - weekend-long practical course
1 December 2018
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Preparing to paint a portrait - weekend-long practical course
26 January 2019
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Academicians' Room member events


On the Big Green Sofa with Mary Nightingale: a conversation with Ruby Wax
22 October 2018
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Access events


Tour of the RA Collection Gallery for mobility impaired visitors
3 August 2018
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Audio described touch tour and art making session: Summer Exhibition 2018
6 August 2018

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Art, coffee and conversation sessions for people living with dementia
13 August 2018
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Friends excursions


Rennie Mackintosh House
23 May 2018

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Abney Park Cemetery
19 July 2018
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'Voice & Vote: Women's Place in Parliament' Exhibition Westminster Hall, Palace
20 July 2018

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Drapers' Hall
23 July 2018
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Contemporary Art at St Paul's Cathedral: New commission by Hughie O'Donoghue RA
27 July 2018
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Carvers and Gilders studio
8 August 2018
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The London Palladium
13 August 2018
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Goldsmiths Centre
16 August 2018
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The Old Vic
17 August 2018
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Foster + Partners London Studios
21 August 2018
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Postal Museum
22 August 2018
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Plague and fire: a walking tour of Samuel Pepys's London
23 August 2018
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Walking tour of Brunel's Rotherhithe
4 September 2018
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Wilton House, Wiltshire
6 September 2018
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Modernist Hampstead
11 September 2018
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Red House
12 September 2018
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Shakespeare's London and the Rose Playhouse
13 September 2018
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Monumental Women
14 September 2018
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Sir Alfred Munnings' house and Constable Country, Suffolk
18 September 2018
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Argentine Ambassador's Residence
20 September 2018
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Armourers' Hall
21 September 2018
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House of Lords art and architecture tour
25 September 2018

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Stanley Picker House and Collection, Kingston-upon-Thames
26 September 2018
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18 Stafford Terrace
27 September 2018
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Friends events


Talk and Preview, ‘Neil Gaiman’s Likely Stories’, Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard
21 May 2016

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RA250 Preview of the New RA and 'Tacita Dean: LANDSCAPE'
16 May 2018

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RA250 insider: Hanging the 250th Summer Exhibition with Edith Devaney
22 June 2018

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Friends Summer Season Premium Private View
23 June 2018

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RA250 Friend & RA250 Supporter: Early morning private view
5 July 2018

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RA250 lecture: Tim Marlow presents 2019 exhibitions
20 September 2018
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Talks


Es Devlin
8 September 2018
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The Art of the Graphic Novel: Stephen Collins and Isabel Greenberg
8 September 2018
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Goldie
8 September 2018
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Judith Kerr
8 September 2018
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Ben Okri
9 September 2018
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Andy Stanton
9 September 2018
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Franny Moyle, The Art of Biography
10 September 2018
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Yinka Shonibare
10 September 2018
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David Cannadine
11 September 2018
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Art and Dementia: Nicci Gerrard and Hannah Zeilig
11 September 2018
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Amanda Levete
13 September 2018
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Don McCullin
14 September 2018
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Sebastian Faulks
14 September 2018
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Tamara Rojo
14 September 2018
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Viv Albertine and Sue Webster in Conversation
14 September 2018
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Duchamp and Conceptual Art: The Joke that Went Too Far orthe Birth of Modern Art
15 September 2018
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Lauren Child
15 September 2018
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Cressida Cowell
16 September 2018
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Michael Morpurgo
16 September 2018
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Family events


Interactive Storytelling with Lauren Grierson on the Tiger Who Came to Tea
8 September 2018
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Animal Life Drawing with Wild Life Drawing
9 September 2018
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Lauren Child inspired Animation Workshop with Gemma Burditt
15 September 2018
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Interactive Storytelling with Wendy Shearer
16 September 2018
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Special events


Radio Times Private View of Summer Exhibition 2018
2 August 2018
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Summer Exhibition preview party


Summer Exhibition 2018 Preview Party
6 June 2018

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