Portrait artist Brendan Kelly invites patrons to join him for an evening in his studio, to talk about his technique, the relationship between artist and sitter, his work as a war artist and some of his previous commissions such as BBC war correspondent Kate Aide and Cricketer, Sir Viv Richards (pictured)
Private View of Ed Ruscha at the National Gallery
Patrons will enjoy an early morning private viewing of the exhibition
Generations of artists have sought inspiration from the sea and that tradition continues today. Our annual exhibition will feature some 400 works, by RSMA members and a new generation of artists who have discovered the fascination of the sea. Join us for the Private View and meet the artists in person.
The exhibition gives visitors the opportunity to see the many and varied ways in which artists use oil paint today, from a traditional approach to this highly technical media through to more innovative uses of material, style and content. Join us for the Private View and meet the artists in person.
The Wallace Collection is a national museum in an historic London town house. In 25 galleries are unsurpassed displays of French 18th-century painting, furniture and porcelain with superb Old Master paintings and a world class armoury.
Mall Galleries’ Christmas Party
Patrons are invited to join us for our wonderfully festive annual party taking place during the ROI an RMS shows. There will be food, drink, music, entertainment, activities and art!
An historic house, museum and library of distinguished 19th century neo- classical architect Sir John Soane. At Soane’s request, the house has been left untouched since his death – almost 180 years ago.
Private View of FBA Futures 2019
Showcasing the outstanding art graduates of 2018, selected from across the country by members of the Federation of British Artists (FBA). The exhibition will be an exciting mix of degree show and newly made painting, sculpture and original prints, all exploring contemporary figuration and ideas of representation and draughtsmanship.
Private View of The Pastel Society Annual Exhibition
Featuring works created in pastel, pencil, chalk and charcoal, The Pastel Society exhibits abstract and experimental works alongside traditional representation. Join us for the Private View and meet the artists in person
Leighton House Museum is the former home of the Victorian artist Frederic, Lord Leighton (1830-1896). The only purpose-built studio-house open to the public in the United Kingdom, it is one of the most remarkable buildings of the nineteenth century, built as a “private palace of art”
Join us for an evening of fine food and wine, at the Patrons’ Annual Dinner at Clos Maggiore, an oasis of calm in the heart of Covent Garden.
Tour of Somerset House
An Introduction to the history of the magnificent 18th century building from Tudor intrigue to Georgian enlightenment, visiting the Lightwells (an atmospheric area used in many films and TV programmes), the Deadhouse, graceful staircases and the fabulous Edmund J Safra Fountain Court.
Private View of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours Annual Exhibition
Works on display are produced by members of the RI and other artists whose pictures have been selected to hang alongside these by the RI Council, including many young painters using water-soluble media in often new and exciting ways. Join us for the Private View and meet the artists in person.
Private View of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition
You’ll see portraiture in all its guises; from its most public manifestation to its most intimate – all of it distinguished by excellence. It’s where serious portrait painters want to exhibit. Join us for the Private View and mee the artists and their sitters in person
Private View of the New English Art Club Annual Exhibition
The New English is a vibrant and diverse group of widely admired visual artists whose highly collectable work is based principally upon direct observation of nature and the human figure. Join us for the Private View and meet the artists in person
Charleston is a unique museum preserving the home of artists Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant. Charleston today promotes the legacy of the Bloomsbury group, which included Virginia Woolf, John Maynard Keynes and E.M.Forster. We will travel from London, have lunch locally in Berwick then visit the house outside public opening hours and have time to explore the beautiful gardens.