The Royal Academy offers families an exciting range of activities to take part in during the Summer Exhibition.
Families are offered tickets at a reduced rate of £20 for two adults and up to two children aged 8–18, while children aged seven and under are free.
Book your exhibition tickets here
To book your workshop places, call the Learning team on 020 7300 5995 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Family Studio Series
These free drop-in family workshops are suitable for all ages. Pop in anytime and get creative!
11am–1pm; no booking required. Supported by Jeanne and William Callanan
Poetry and the Summer Exhibition
Sunday 17 June
Write your own poetry inspired by works of art in this year’s Summer Exhibition.
Sunday 15 July
Get set to make your own medals and flags in this Olympic creative workshop.
Summer Exhibition Family Workshops
Wednesdays and Fridays from 20 July – 10 August
Take part in a family workshop in the Summer Exhibition, comprising an introductory tour and practical hands-on session.
£5 (RA Friends)
£4 (children aged 5 years old+)
Book your workshop tickets here
Summer Exhibition Family Gallery Tours
Sundays in July
2.30pm; no booking required; free with an exhibition ticket
45–minute introductory tours around the Summer Exhibition galleries.
Art Detectives are fun exhibition trails for younger visitors to enjoy. Available free from the RA or to download from our website, each guide includes creative activities and encourages families to explore exhibitions together.
Download the Summer Exhibition 2012 Art Detective (39.5 MB)
Designed to bring out the artist in everyone, these free activity trays for young visitors and their families are available daily in the galleries to create works of art inspired by the Summer Exhibition. The trays contain free sketchbooks and pencils to take home.