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05/26/2017 at 11:22. Facebook
Family activity: make a spinning paint top that will spin and splatter to make a masterpiece! Here's our latest 'Family How-to' from Hato Press.
Family activity make a spinning paint top that will spin and splatter

Family how-to: make a paint-splattering spinning top | Make at home | Royal Academy of Arts

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Mary Cannon
Steve Burnaby Davies
Adria Bannocks
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Royal Academy of Arts
05/26/2017 at 10:22. Facebook
Our last post for National Photography Month is this snap of Maurice Lambert RA in his studio surrounded by his sculpture in the 1930's.
Our last post for National Photography Month is this snap of Maurice
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Royal Academy of Arts
05/26/2017 at 08:00. Facebook
Decision, decisions. Coordinator of the Summer Exhibition, Eileen Cooper, and her team of art handlers and Royal Academicians have started the mammoth task of hanging over 1,200 works in our Main Galleries. Where would you begin?

Book your tickets now at roy.ac/SummerExhibition
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Photos: Phil Sayer.
Decision decisions Coordinator of the Summer Exhibition Eileen Cooper and her team
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yesterday at 16:23. Facebook
With the General Election just round the corner, and the country preparing to vote on its vision for the future, come along to our panel discussion tomorrow to explore the relationship between art and national identity.

How are ideas about national identity portrayed through art? How can art and spaces for art can define national identity? What is the role of the wider art community in...
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With the General Election just round the corner and the country preparing

Art & National Identity

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Royal Academy of Arts
yesterday at 11:39. Facebook
**FREE**DROP-IN**

Join us for a free workshop at the RA!

Experience the art of sound and get gleefully musical at this Family Studio.

Run in collaboration with a collective of musicians from the Royal College of Music, this session will be a symphony of sound and colour.

Stamp to rhythm, sew to melody and collage to colour in our colour-themed rooms. ...
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FREEDROPIN Join us for a free workshop at the RA Experience the

Family Studio: Art of Sound

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Royal Academy of Arts
05/24/2017 at 15:23. Facebook
Summer's in the air – the sun is shining, and behind closed doors at the RA we're busy unwrapping over 1,200 artworks for the Summer Exhibition. Here's one of them already on display, Yinka Shonibare RA's 'Wind Sculpture', standing six metres tall in our courtyard.

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Summers in the air the sun is shining and behind closed doors
Julia Pietrzak
Laura Hiribarrondo
Janette M. Byrne
Royal Academy of Arts
Royal Academy of Arts
05/24/2017 at 11:20. Facebook
Charles I's art collection included masterpieces by Van Dyck, Rubens, Holbein, Dürer, Titian, Mantegna and many more. After his execution, the king's treasures were sold and scattered across Europe, but in 2018, a landmark exhibition at the RA will reunite over 150 of those magnificent works for the first time.

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Louise Tollick
Gabriel Filho
Gabriel Filho
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Royal Academy of Arts
05/22/2017 at 13:59. Facebook
Join us for a special evening with critically-acclaimed British actress, Dame Penelope Wilton, who will announce and narrate this year’s winning story of the RA and Pin Drop Short Story Award.

In the spirit of the Summer Exhibition, the RA and Pin Drop’s short story award offers a unique platform for emerging and established writers to showcase their short stories.

At this evening’s event,...
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Join us for a special evening with criticallyacclaimed British actress Dame Penelope

RA & Pin Drop Short Story Award 2017 with Dame Penelope Wilton

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Pippa O'Dwyer
Emily Powell
Pippa O'Dwyer
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Royal Academy of Arts
05/22/2017 at 11:24. Facebook
Cornelia Parker RA is the official election artist for this year's General Election. Follow her posts from the campaign trail on Instagram @electionartist2017 – [ Instagram.com Link ].

And don't forget to register to vote! The deadline is 11.59pm tonight (22 May)
Cornelia Parker RA is the official election artist for this years General

Cornelia Parker RA: official election artist 2017

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Arty Lavenham
Abigail Macfarlane
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Royal Academy of Arts
05/22/2017 at 09:36. Facebook
Join us in January 2018 as we unveil 'Charles I: King and Collector', a landmark exhibition in partnership with Royal Collection Trust.

During his reign, Charles I acquired and commissioned exceptional masterpieces from the 15th to the 17th century – including works by Van Dyck, Rubens, Holbein, Titian and Mantegna – forming a collection that changed the appreciation of art in England. When...
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Join us in January 2018 as we unveil Charles I King and

Charles I: King and Collector | Exhibition | Royal Academy of Arts

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Stephen Spencer
Valerie Bull
Michael Brett
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Royal Academy of Arts
05/19/2017 at 09:26. Facebook
In 2018 we’re unveiling new spaces to display the Royal Academy’s Collection. In this video, we take a look at some of the treasures that will be on show, including the UK’s only sculpture by Michelangelo. Find out more: [ Roy.ac Link ]
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"I insisted that every element in my Muppet Gothique be real. What you don’t see is the forest of overlapping stands and lights, the apple boxes on which the set pieces perched, the tangles of armature wire and the gaffer tape holding it all precariously together..."
I insisted that every element in my Muppet Gothique be real What

Miss Piggy's American Gothique: the making of a (near) masterpiece | Article | Royal Academy of Arts

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Ella Howard
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Coming soon! We're excited to partner with Mayfair Art Weekend for a weekend of exhibitions, events, food and tours, from 30 June – 2 July. Find out more at: [ Mayfairartweekend.com Link ]
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Stephanie Jane
Angel Rob
For International Museum Day, here's a gem from our collection.

By the end of the nineteenth century, the Royal Academy Schools had an important collection of casts from antiquity for students to study. Some of these can now be seen at the Royal Academy. This female figure, which may represent Andromeda or Europa, is the only original antique sculpture in our collection and can be seen on...
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Alison Gregory Was Platt
Jessica Oliver
Rebecca Pearson
Today we launch 'Make Your Mark' – a public appeal to ensure the next 250 years of the RA, as we approach our 250th anniversary! In an appeal to raise £3 million, we're inviting our visitors, Friends and supporters to physically make their mark on the Academy, from adding their names to our Supporters' Mural to naming a seat in our new lecture theatre – where you can see Royal Academicians...
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Today we launch Make Your Mark a public appeal to ensure the

Make Your Mark | Royal Academy of Arts

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Happy Friends Week to all the loyal supporters of the RA! This year marks 40 years since our Friends scheme began: to celebrate here's a reminder of some of the 868 exhibitions we've had on in that time – and an invitation to vote for your favourite. See what's currently ranked top!
Happy Friends Week to all the loyal supporters of the RA This

Remember these? Vote for your favourite RA exhibition

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Rachel Naylor
Michelle Grant
Peta-Gene Goodman
Catch up on our 'America After the Fall' Facebook tour!
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Maria-Luisa Battistini
Lyn Ayres
We're wishing a very Happy Birthday to Jasper Johns Hon RA!

Our exhibition Jasper Johns: 'Something Resembling Truth' opens 23 September 2017. Celebrating the iconic American artist's six-decade career, it will encompass everything from the paintings that made his name in the 1950s, up to never-before-seen works created just for our galleries.
We're wishing a very Happy Birthday to Jasper Johns Hon RA

Jasper Johns: ‘Something Resembling Truth’ | Exhibition | Royal Academy of Arts

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"One evening last week as I rambled this way
I was witness good into a terrible fray, a terrible, a terrible, terrible fray
The brush, the chisel & the rule were fighting in Minerva’s school
The brush, the chisel & the rule were fighting in Minerva’s school, were fighting in Minerva’s
As sister’s seldom can agree for dear dear superiority

Like Billinsgate Brawlers full fast their tongues...
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"One evening last week as I rambled this way
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