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  Royal Academy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Royal Academy was formed to rival the Society of Artists after an unseemly leadership dispute between two leading architects, Sir William Chambers and James Paine.
In 2004 the highlights of the Academy's permanent collection went on display in the newly restored reception rooms of the original section of Burlington House, which are now known as the "John Madejski Fine Rooms".
The Academy also hosts an annual Royal Academy summer exhibition of new art, which is a well known event on the London social calendar.
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 Encyclopedia: Royal Academy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Royal Academy may mean: The Royal Academy, an art institution based in London, England, UK.
It then moved to Somerset House but when these premises were taken over by the government, the Academy moved first, in 1837, to the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square and then, in 1868, to its permanent home at Burlington House, designed by Charles Barry (junior), architect son of Sir Charles Barry.
As former architectural tutor to the King, Chambers had the best connections, and his formal proposal for a Royal Academy was accepted by the King in 1768.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Royal-Academy   (332 words)

 Royal Academy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It was this academy, under Hogarth, that thrived, and formulated the plan for a British academy for all the arts.
The new Royal Academy was to contain a maximum 40 Academicians (RA), to which group a new member could be elected only after the death of an existing member.
Although William Chambers had been the instigator of the new Royal Academy, it was decided that an eminent painter should be the first President of the body, and Reynolds was chosen.
www.goodallartists.ca /royal.htm   (927 words)

 Royal Academy of Engineering - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Royal Academy of Engineering is a British learned society concerned with engineering.
Founded in 1976, the Academy was initially known as the Fellowship of Engineering.
A Royal Charter was granted in 1983 and the name Royal Academy of Engineering adopted in 1992.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Royal_Academy_of_Engineering   (262 words)

 AllRefer.com - Royal Academy of Arts (European Art, 1600 To The Present) - Encyclopedia
Royal Academy of Arts, London, the national academy of art of England, founded in 1768 by George III at the instigation of Sir William Chambers and Benjamin West.
Sir Joshua Reynolds was the Academy's first president, holding the office until his death in 1792.
In 1867 the academy was given a lease of 999 years on Burlington House and the adjoining gardens, where its galleries and school have since been erected.
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 Facts about topic: (Royal Academy)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Royal Academy is an art (The creation of beautiful or significant things) institution based in London (The capital and largest city of England; located on the Thames in southeastern England; financial and industrial and cultural center).
The Royal Academy was formed to rival the Society of Artists after an unseemly leadership dispute between two leading architect (Someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)) s, Sir William Chambers (English architect (1723-1796)) and James Paine (additional info and facts about James Paine).
The Academy also hosts an annual Royal Academy summer exhibition (additional info and facts about Royal Academy summer exhibition) of new art, which is a well known event on the London social calendar.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/r/ro/royal_academy.htm   (1634 words)

 Home Education & Family Services
Royal Academy provides an educational alternative that focuses on the intellectual, emotional, and spiritual development of its students by creating programs which consider personal strengths, weaknesses, learning styles, and goals.
The standard during the teen years needs to be reinforced as much as possible by parents, but when the doubts set in that mom or dad are just a little crazy in their standards and expectations, it is nice to have some back-up from an outside source that the children themselves know is sound judgement.
She is founder of Home Education and Family Services, a full-time service organization offering a wide variety of helps and resources for homeschooling families, and Royal Academy, a unique alternative to traditional schools that is based upon the model of parental involvement in the education of their children.
www.homeeducator.com /HEFS/royalacademy.htm   (2200 words)

 BBC News | ENTERTAINMENT | Royal Academy doubles in size
The Royal Academy of Arts is to double in size after agreeing to purchase the nearby Museum of Mankind, which it first tried to buy more than 100 years ago.
The academy has paid the Department for Culture, Media and Sport £5m for the museum's building, which is directly behind the arts institution in Burlington Gardens, Mayfair, central London.
The Royal Academy is one of the most prestigious art institutions in the world.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/entertainment/newsid_1136000/1136315.stm   (357 words)

 ROYAL ACADEMY - LoveToKnow Article on ROYAL ACADEMY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Sir James Thornhill, his son-in-law Hogarth, the Dilettanti Society, made efforts in this direction, but their schemes were wrecked by want of means.
Two societies were quickly formed, one calling itself the " Society of Artists " and the other the " Free Society of Artists." The latter ceased to exist in 1774.
The former flourished, and in 1765 was granted a royal charter under the title of the " Incorporated Society of Artists of Great Britain." But though prosperous it was not united.
55.1911encyclopedia.org /A/AC/ACADEMY_ROYAL.htm   (135 words)

 The Royal Academy
The Royal Academy of Arts, or as it is often abbreviated, the RA, was founded in 1768 by a group of artists headed by portrait painter Joshua Reynolds.
Although the academy was officially under the patronage of King George III (hence the "Royal" in the title), it received no official funding beyond the initial grant for small premises in Pall Mall, and was free to operate in its own way.
Academy classes were provided free of charge, and scholarships were available to help needy students and to provide opportunities to pursue studies abroad.
www.britainexpress.com /History/culture/royal-academy.htm   (753 words)

 Royal Ballet page on Ballet.co
The Royal Ballet is one of a handful of world class companies with a repertoire and back-catalogue of productions to die for.
What the Royal has, which few other companies at this level can compete with, is a naturalness in the classical and dramatic repertoire that brings their productions to life like few others.
Normally based at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (London), but currently wandering around as the theatre is rebuilt.
www.ballet.co.uk /links/royal_ballet.htm   (470 words)

 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Royal Academy of Arts
The previous day she went to the Royal Academy of Arts for Matisse: his Art and Textiles, where, as a Friend of the RA, she was able to jump the queues.
The Royal Academy of Arts, the crisis-beset pantheon of Britain's finest living artists, was plunged into turmoil last night with the resignation of its controversial secretary, the banker Lawton Fitt.
He was made a member of the Swedish Royal Academy of Arts in the early 1980s and in 2003 left his personal archives to the national museum in the southern German city of Nuremberg.
museums.surfwax.com /files/Royal_Academy_of_Arts.html   (4018 words)

 Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The main goal of the academy is to promote scientific research and defend the freedom of science.
The academy was founded in 1739; it based itself on the Royal Society of London and the Royal Academy of Sciences in Paris.
A nonprofit organization, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences was established in 1946 in Hollywood, Calif., for the advancement of television arts and sciences.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9099245   (873 words)

 Royal Academy of Arts on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
My mission to save the Royal Academy; The squabbles, scandal and secrecy must end, says the RA's new president, Nicholas Grimshaw.
How I found my real father (only to see him engulfed in a money scandal at London's Royal Academy); A young writer tells for the first time the story of his quest for his birth parents that led him to artist Brendan...
Educated at Antwerp's Royal Academy of Fine Arts, she lives in her native Belgium.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/R/RoyalA1ca.asp   (764 words)

 UMI :: Royal Academy of Arts Archives, The   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
For hundreds of years, The Royal Academy of Arts has provided a school of art and facilities for an annual summer exhibition.
The school's overriding purpose was to provide a means for leading artists to raise their status by developing a system of training, arranging a free exhibition of works, and establishing standards for critique of the arts.
Thirty-six were assigned to the Instrument of Foundation, a group that set up the schools of design; professorships of anatomy, architecture, painting, and perspective and geometry; an annual exhibition of paintings, sculpture, and designs; and a library of books on architecture, sculpture, painting, and all related sciences, as well as prints of many art forms.
www.umi.com /research/pd-product-Royal-Academy-of-Arts-Archives-393.shtml   (442 words)

 Royal Academy of Arts --  Encyclopædia Britannica
In the late 15th and early 16th centuries, a series of short-lived “academies” that had little to do with artistic training were founded...
The oil painting on canvas, which measures 70 by 48 inches (178 by 122 centimeters), is one of Gainsborough's best-known works and was hailed as a masterpiece when it was first exhibited in 1770 at the Royal Academy of Arts in London.
In 1768 Wilson was a founding member of the Royal Academy of Arts in London.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9103986   (762 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Royal Academy plans Turkish show
The Royal Academy of Arts is to hold a major exhibition of Turkish art at its London headquarters next year.
The academy says the exhibition is one of its most ambitious ever, and includes some pieces never seen before outside Turkey.
Academy director Phillip King said the show was the first largely Islamic exhibition in more than 70 years.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/entertainment/3624868.stm   (368 words)

 The Royal Family > The Queen's Golden Jubilee > Jubilee Journal > Royal Academy reception
Stars of the UK arts world gathered at a special reception hosted by the Royal Academy to mark The Queen's Jubilee year.
The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Duke of Kent, Lady Helen Taylor, and Viscount and Viscountess Linley were Royal guests of honour at the function.
Entertainment of all sorts was provided during the reception, including a piano performance by Jools Holland, jazz from Stan Tracey and performers from the Royal Academy of Music, and actors and mime artists from RADA.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/Page1232.asp   (189 words)

 Spanish Royal Academy of Sciences
The Spanish Royal Academy of Sciences (The Royal Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences of Madrid) was founded in February, 1847.
The Royal Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences of 1847 was largely due to Jorge Juan y Santacilia (1713-1773) who was an expert on navigation.
The Royal Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences was explicitly declared to be the equal of the other Spanish Academies of History and San Fernando.
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/Societies/Spanish_Academy.html   (523 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | Royal Academy's annual show enters age of electricity
Camera action: photography is being admitted to the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition for the first time this year.
Alongside the elegant light-filled galleries of the Royal Academy there is this year a room that has, informally at least, been named the plug-in room.
Not only has the Royal Academy's summer exhibition embraced works with plugs, it is also the first year that photography has been included.
www.guardian.co.uk /uk_news/story/0,3604,1497976,00.html   (530 words)

 Girtin, Thomas, English watercolourist and the Royal Academy.
The first permanent rooms of the Royal Academy were in the royal palace, Old Somerset House, in 1771.
The art schools of the academy are open to postgraduate students.
The academy, which is under the direct patronage of the British monarch, is self-supporting, receiving the bulk of its funds from loan exhibitions.
www.j-m-w-turner.co.uk /artist/turner-girtin-acdamey.htm   (586 words)

 Royal Academy
The Royal Academy was founded in 1768 by a group of leading artists and under the patronage of George III.
The first Academy was housed in Pall Mall (1768-1771) but moved to Somerset House (1771-1837) until the British government took over the rooms for office space.
Royal Academy also gave an opportunity for artists to exhibit and sell their work at an annual Summer Exhibition.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /Jacademy.htm   (240 words)

 Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (RSAS)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, which was founded in 1739, today has 164 members less than 65 years old and nearly 200 age 65 or older.
The academy also has 164 foreign members for whom there are no age-related rules.
The Academy bestows awards for outstanding scientific achievements, the most noted of which are Nobel-prizes in Physics, Chemistry and the prize in Economy in Memory of Alfred Nobel.
www4.nas.edu /IAP/iapprDir.nsf/0/778e2ff239b3145985256ab7006796ea?OpenDocument   (116 words)

 Irvine Royal Academy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The emphasis in Irvine Royal Academy is on high achievement and to this end the school works closely with all sections of the community to enhance the education of the young people.
Parents are at the heart of the partnership with the school and Irvine Royal Academy welcomes the generous support given, which helps a caring and orderly environment where pupils are encouraged to achieve their full potential.
Irvine Royal Academy prides itself on being at the heart of the community.
www.irvineroyal.co.uk   (243 words)

 Royal Academy of Dance NZ: About Us
The Royal Academy of Dance is the largest international classical ballet education organisation in the world.
Through its core activities, the Academy helps and encourages its teachers to improve their teaching skills, to pass on that knowledge to their students, supports its members and provides information and guidance to parents on classical ballet education.
The Academy’s links with the University of Durham through its validated teacher education programmes have gone from strength to strength.
www.rad.org.nz /about.html   (360 words)

 The Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture was the brainchild of painter Charles Le Brun and was founded in 1648 under Mazarin's patronage.
Up to the time of David, himself a product of the Academy, its opponents were rare, as were the painters who made a successful career outside this powerful institution.
The posts of first painters, ordinary painter and inspector or inspector general of royal factories were usually reserved for academicians.
mistral.culture.fr /lumiere/documents/files/academie_royale.html   (232 words)

 Royal Academy of Fine Arts - School of Architecture
The School of Architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts is one of the world's oldest schools of architecture.
Founded in 1754 as 'The Royal Danish Painting, Sculpture and Building Academy', the academy's purpose was to educate both artists and craftsmen in the three disciplines under the same roof.
In the 1960's the school became an independent unit with its own management and achieved the status of an institution of higher learning, issuing a diploma equal to a university Master's degree in architecture, while maintaining its artistic and professional status within the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.
www.summeruniversity.org /sw7308.asp   (129 words)

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