Meet the Royal Academy

London’s Royal Academy of Arts has been championing artists and architects for more than 250 years, and doesn’t intend to stop now. Explore their Collection, stories and spaces.

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The RA opens its doors

An art haven for over 250 years now available to explore from your home

Grayson Perry takes you round

See artworks by Banksy, David Hockney, David Shrigley, and more

Go inside, from anywhere

Explore the spaces around the RA

The bits you don't normally get to see

The hidden spaces of the RA

Explore all the artworks by color

From the stormy grey skies of Turner to the burnt orange of Frith

Listen and look

Go on a guided tour of RA artworks set to music

10 Academicians you should know

From founding members to the leading artists and architects who run the RA

London's biggest art show

The world's longest-running open-submission exhibition

See the classics, up close

Zoom into details in Mary Moser, Henry Singleton, and more

Spotlight on: The Last Supper

The most complete surviving replica of Da Vinci's masterpiece

Step a little closer

Take a guided tour of the brush strokes

The contemporary collection

Explore work from some of the multi-disciplinary artists who have joined the RA ranks

Inside Britain’s oldest art school

Discover the inner workings of the RA Schools

The RA’s leading artists and architects

Meet the artists who give the RA its energy

Spotlight on: John Constable

One of the greatest landscape painters

Feuds and fiery debates

What happens when art gets argumentative

Women and the RA

The first female Academicians and their legacy

Looking back

The history of one of the UK's most important galleries

Keep exploring

Take a virtual tour around the RA

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