Thomas Gainsborough: The Portraits, Fancy Pictures and Copies after Old Masters
We are committed to promoting original research into the history of British art and architecture of all periods
Paul Mellon (1907–1999) was one of the greatest art collectors and philanthropists of the twentieth century
A thriving programme of scholarly events, including research seminars, research lunches, workshops, symposia and conferences
Recordings of events associated with our busy research programme, including seminars and lunches, workshops, symposia, and conferences.
We work closely with our sister institution the Yale Center for British Art, and are part of Yale University
The Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition:
A Chronicle, 1769–2018
We have a long history of publishing distinguished books, catalogues, and articles on British art and architecture.
An online, open access and peer-reviewed journal
A Catalogue Raisonné of
Francis Towne (1739-1816)
compiled by Richard Stephens
An online, open-access, catalogue raisonné compiled by Dr Paul Spencer-Longhurst
A complementary activity to our publication and fellowship programme, Special Projects have supported the intensive study of specific areas of British art.