The oldest arts school in Britain, with a spectacular permanent collection and top notch art exhibitions in London.
Royal Institution - Lord Burton's spectacular London residence has been home to the Royal Academy of Arts, one of London's premier exhibition venues, since 1854.
The Royal Academy is the oldest art school in Britain, founded in 1768. Its permanent collection includes notable works include paintings by Reynolds, Gainsborough, Constable and Turner.
The annual Summer Exhibition is the largest open contemporary art exhibition in the world. It showcases many different styles of arts, with works by established and amateur artists, and paintings, sculpture, photography, prints and architectural models on display.
Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD
Open every day, 10:00 - 18:00; late opening on Fridays, until 22:00