Highlights from the RA Collection

Collection Gallery, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts

1 Jan — 31 Dec 2023

From Michelangelo to Moser, visit the Collection Gallery for free to see highlights from the RA Collection.

Please note: this free display will be open until 9pm on Friday evenings.

A sixteenth century copy of Leonardo’s Last Supper, the only marble sculpture by Michelangelo in the UK, works by leading British artists from the last 250 years – the Collection Gallery is a treasure trove of masterpieces.

Visit for free to see works by leading early Academicians including Sir Joshua Reynolds PRA, Mary Moser RA and Angelica Kauffman RA, alongside highlights from the collection of art they began in eighteenth century, and changing displays featuring contemporary Academicians.

In the year of the 300th anniversary of our first President Sir Joshua Reynolds, discover the story of the founding of the Royal Academy and explore self-portraits by recent Academicians.


1 January 2021 — 31 December 2023

Tues–Sun: 10am–6pm
Fri: 10am–9pm

Free, no booking required

Collection Gallery, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts