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The Royal Academy of Arts Summer Winter Exhibition

Masthead

You can still browse all the Summer Exhibition artworks here

Explore handpicked artworks from this year’s show

Virtual tour of the Summer Exhibition

Revisit the Summer Exhibition 2020 with our virtual tour. Sit back, relax and enjoy over 1000 artworks from famous names and up-and-coming artists.

Summer exhibition at the Royal Academy

What is the Summer Exhibition?

Held without interruption since 1769, the Summer Exhibition displays works in a variety of mediums and genres.

The works in the Summer Exhibition are selected and hung by Royal Academicians – who also exhibit works in the exhibition, creating an eclectic mix of work by established artists alongside emerging talent and first-time exhibitors.

Most of the art in the show is for sale and purchases help raise money for the Academy’s non-profit-making activities, including educating the next generation of artists in the Royal Academy Schools.