Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition

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2019 is our fourteenth year as lead sponsor of the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition. This year, acclaimed British painter and Royal Academician, Jock McFadyen will take the mantle from Grayson Perry to coordinate the 251st exhibition.

It is the world's largest open submission art show attracting 13,000 entries each year. The exhibition runs for several weeks during the summer months and is spread throughout the galleries of the Royal Academy welcoming over 4000 visits a day.

Run without interruption since 1769, the exhibition brings together a collage-like display of art in all mediums including prints and paintings, film, photography, sculpture, architectural works and more by leading artists, Royal Academicians as well as new and emerging talent. It was founded with the purpose to "mount an annual exhibition open to all artists" and finance the training of distinguished young artists which it continues to do.

Insight is proud to support a wonderfully unique, challenging and uplifting showcase of contemporary art.

Take a look behind the scenes at the annual celebration Insight hosts to honour the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition the night before it opens to the public.