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Royal Academy of Arts

Art Galleries

London's Piccadilly: lavish, opulent. The Royal Academy of Arts certainly reflects this. It was the first art school in Britain in the 18th century, and finds itself now in the extravagantly-decorated Burlington House. It was the first institution in the UK devoted solely to the promotion of the visual arts.

The Academy is now home to, and most famous for, its galleries and enormous exhibition space, and perhaps the most popular time to pay it a visit is in the summer when they host the annual Summer Exhibition. It always attracts hundreds of works entered by the public - a practice for over two hundred years.

However, the rest of the year allows visitors to see works in their permanent collection in the John Madejski Fine Rooms, which focuses on British art from the eighteenth century and features key pieces by Hockney, Turner, Gainsborough and Constable, amongst others. This collection includes all types of media and also incorporates drawings, prints, historic books, archives, historic photographs and even plaster casts.

Admission: Adults: £9, Concessions (seniors, disabled, NADFAS, Art Fund): £7, disabled carers: free, students (NUS): £5, children 12-18: £3, children 8-11 years: £3, under 7 years: free

Opening Times: Saturday-Thursday: 10:00 - 18:00 (last admission: 17:30) Friday: 10:00 - 22:00 (last admission to galleries 21:30)


Burlington House, Piccadilly, W1J 0BD

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