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Born #onthisday Sir William Russell Flint RA. Here he is taking a cup of beef tea during the Summer Exh, 1934

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Get ready for our next Family Studio, this Sunday, 11am–2pm. Check out these mini-monsters!

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Have you enjoyed our #BillWoodrow RA exhibition? What’s your take on this internationally renowned sculptor?

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#Onthisday in 1785, painter Sir David Wilkie RA was born. Here's his painting 'Boys digging for Rats'.

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The Keeper's House team, having completed building works last week! For info, subscribe at

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Congratulations on the Royal arrival! Here's Rodney Burn RA’s ‘Mother and Child’ from our collection #RoyalBaby

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Don't forget to ask for a free Art Tray, containing materials and activities to bring out the artist in everyone!

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¡Hola! We're loving this photo of #RAMexico curator Dr Adrian Locke at the Museo Mural Diego Rivera in Mexico City

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Here's Humphrey Ocean at the RA Schools Auction, where all the work sold goes to support the RA Schools & students

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"Art schools teach you nothing, but you learn everything!" Humphrey Ocean RA tells at tonight's RA Schools Auction

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#Happybirthday Michelangelo! The Taddei Tondo will be back on display from the 11th of March.

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Check out Grayson Perry RA at the press launch of our new exhibition #RANow. More info here:

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Rolling out the red carpet for tonight's Summer Exhibition Preview Party #RASummer

And here's Sir Joshua Reynolds RA decked out in his traditional garland in celebration of #RASummer. Opens 4 June!

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We celebrate #RASummer with a steel band in the Courtyard, procession and service at St James's Piccadilly

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David Hockney RA limited edition cover for - his show at the RA starts on 21st January

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Thanks to Springfield Day Nursery for sending us this fantastic pic of their wall display inspired by #RADegas

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can anyone guess what this is?

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another photo of the RA's 'The Last Supper' on its way from Magdalen College, Oxford to Leonardo

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The Last Supper ca.1515 after Leonardo da Vinci, attributed to Giampietrino c. 1495 - 1549

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