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by Jan Freedman, Curator of Natural History Behind the scaffolding our curators are working feverishly on the new galleries that you’ll be able to see when The Box opens next year. For me, as natural history curator, this means working on an enormous range of specimens. From pinned insects to beautiful minerals, and age-old fossils […]
BLOG POST - 13 March 2019: Find out where the idea for the nationally touring fig-futures project came from and what its legacy will be.
BLOG POST - 13 February 2019: We look at the work of leading UK landscape photographer Jem Southam, whose exhibition is currently on display in the Levinsky Gallery (until 16 March).
BLOG POST - 6 February 2019: We recently collected some really important items that have been on loan from our collections to Buckland Abbey. The items will be displayed in our '100 Journeys' gallery when we open.
BLOG POST - 12 December 2018: Throughout late 2108 we’ve been marking 250 years since the founding of the Royal Academy (RA), otherwise known as RA250 – and what better way to wrap up our coverage of this anniversary by highlighting Sir Joshua Reynolds and Sir Charles Eastlake, both of whom were Presidents of the RA?
BLOG POST - 5 December 2018: Benjamin Robert Haydon (1786-1846) and Solomon Alexander Hart (1806-1881) were two Plymouth-born painters who had very different experiences of the Royal Academy but who both produced dramatic, large-scale works.
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 […]
by Jodie Bishop, Public Art Officer It’s fair to say that life as a Public Art Officer is certainly pretty varied! Public art describes any creative work carried out by an artist in a public space. Projects can range from large permanent sculptures, performances of dance, theatre and music to temporary installations or short events […]