Exhibition: Summer Exhibition 2021

This exhibition runs from Wed, 22nd Sep 2021 to Sun, 2nd Jan 2022. See all dates

This event runs over several days/weeks. Dates include:

Thu,
2nd Dec 2021  
(10am - 6pm)
Fri,
3rd Dec 2021  
(10am - 6pm)
Sat,
4th Dec 2021  
(10am - 6pm)
Sun,
5th Dec 2021  
(10am - 6pm)
Tue,
7th Dec 2021  
(10am - 6pm)
Wed,
8th Dec 2021  
(10am - 6pm)
Thu,
9th Dec 2021  
(10am - 6pm)

Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Cost: £22


Held every year without fail, the Summer Exhibition is a celebration of contemporary art and architecture. Anyone can enter their work – leading artists, household names, new and emerging talent – and it provides a platform for the artistic community to showcase what they’re doing.

Across our Main Galleries, you can peruse prints, paintings, photography and film, as well as sculpture, architectural works and more. You can even take one home as most of the work is for sale; proceeds support both the exhibiting artist and the RA’s charitable activities.

This year, you’ll find work by Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Michael Armitage, Jade Montserrat, Hew Locke, Rita Keegan and Alvaro Barrington, plus work by self-taught artists such as Frantz Lamothe, Bärbel Lange and Marie-Rose Lortet. That’s on top of an Architecture Room curated by David Adjaye RA, an accompanying sound programme, new works by Phyllida Barlow RA, William Kentridge RA and many more, not to mention brilliant art submitted by members of the public.

Summer Exhibition bar open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

Reserve tickets at this website


Location

Royal Academy of Arts,

Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London,
W1J 0BD

Map of Royal Academy of Arts

 

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