Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts

Address:
Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London
Tel:
0207 300 8090

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
10th June to 12th August 2019
John Madejski Fine Rooms tour: Usually 12 noon to 1 PM (Thu-Sat) – Temporary exhibition: 10 AM to 6 PM (Mon-Thu, Sat-Sun); 10 AM to 10 PM (Fri); Last entry 30 mins before closing
Tickets & Cost:
Admission fee applies. See royalacademy.org.uk

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Have you ever dreamt of seeing your art on the wall of one of London's galleries?

The Royal Academy of Art's Summer Exhibition is the largest open contemporary art exhibition in the world, showcasing a wide range of new and recent works by established, emerging and unknown artists.

The exhibition attracts around 12,000 entrants every year. The entries are all judged and the best are placed on the walls, providing the lucky artists with a platform to sell their paintings, prints, photographs, sculptures and films.

Visitors collect a catalogue when they enter and put in a bid for any works they like.

 

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