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Museum On Tour, 17 October 2018: RA 250 – The RA Schools and ‘Miss Angel’

by Lottie Clark, Art Curator and Emma Philip, Fine Art Curator We’re marking the 250th anniversary of the founding of the Royal Academy (RA) this autumn, otherwise known as RA250. Today’s post by two of the Curators from our Art Department explores it founding principles and one of its most significant founding members. When the […]

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Museum On Tour, 10 October 2018: The Chinese Labour Corps – The Forgotten of the Forgotten

by Stacey Turner, Events and Audience Development Coordinator In 1916, over 95,000 farm labourers from remote Northern China volunteered to leave their homes. They packed their belongings, said goodbye to their families and began a three-month journey to the Western Front. Many of them would never return. These men were the Chinese Labour Corps; a […]

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Top team set to fit out The Box

PRESS RELEASE - 5 October 2018: The internationally renowned company that created the Victoria and Albert Museum's blockbuster David Bowie exhibition and 'Age of the Dinosaur' at the Natural History Museum has been selected to fit out The Box.

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