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Royal Academy of Arts

Art institution in London, United Kingdom / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The Royal Academy of Arts (RA) is an art institution based in Burlington House on Piccadilly in London. Founded in 1768, it has a unique position as an independent, privately funded institution led by eminent artists and architects. Its purpose is to promote the creation, enjoyment and appreciation of the visual arts through exhibitions, education and debate.

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Royal Academy of Arts
Front view, August 2009
Established1768; 255 years ago (1768)
LocationBurlington House, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom
Visitors1,285,595 (as of 2016)[1]
PresidentRebecca Salter
Public transit access Green Park; Piccadilly Circus