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.
> Craig’s review of Royal Academy of Arts – “You might find this hard to believe if you've read a few of my galley reviews, but I did actually go to art school once. And I really do mean once (I quit on the very first day). After looking around the induction hall I quickly realised that I wasn't cut out to be an art student because you need to smoke dope, have a silly hat or a tattoo or a silver stud in your nos… continued”
Grayson Perry in conversation – 2 May 2019 – Join the Turner Prize winning artist Grayson Perry at the RA as he talks to his wife Philippa Perry about art and psychotherapy
Michael Palin — Art on the small screen – 6 May 2019 – Listen to globe-trotting Monty Python-star Michael Palin as he talks about his interest in the work of under-appreciated artists.
Felix Vallotton at the Royal Academy – 30 Jun to 29 Sep 2019 – The Royal Academy of Arts will be putting on an exhibition of work by the French painter and printmaker Felix Vallotton
Helene Schjerfbeck at the Royal Academy – 20 Jul to 27 Oct 2019 – The Royal Academy of Arts will be putting on an exhibition of work by the Finnish painter Helene Schjerfbeck
Japanese Manga exhibition – 23 May to 26 Aug 2019 – An exhibition of Japanese manga art exploring its cultural crossover and the global appeal of anime and cosplay dressing up
Leonardo Da Vinci — A Life In Drawing – 24 May to 13 Oct 2019 – More than two hundred of Leonardo Da Vinci's drawings from the Royal Collection will be on display at the Queen's Gallery
Wallace & Gromit Model Making Workshop – 27 May 2019 – The creators of Wallace & Gromit will be putting on a Model Making Workshop where you can make your very own Gromit
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If you enjoy Royal Academy of Arts then you might like to visit Courtauld Gallery (walk it in 20 mins or catch the tube from Piccadilly Circus to Temple), National Gallery (you can walk it 10 mins), National Portrait Gallery (walk it in 12 mins or catch the tube from Piccadilly Circus to Charing Cross), Tate Britain (walk it in 28 mins or catch the tube from Piccadilly Circus to Pimlico) and Wallace Collection (walk it in 18 mins or catch the tube from Piccadilly Circus to Bond Street)
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