Women of the Royal Academy - RA250

Abbot Hall Art Gallery

11 May – 28 July 2018

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Celebrating the 250th anniversary of the Royal Academy, Abbot Hall displays works by female academicians from its own collection

Angelica Kauffman, Modesty, 1770

Dedicated to female Royal Academicians in the collection, this exhibition celebrates a century since the Representation of the People Act 1918, which allowed women to vote for the first time in Britain.

Highlighting gender discrimination in the art world, the display includes works by Mary Fedden, Angelica Kauffman, Paula Rego, Sheila Fell and Alison Wilding.

This exhibition is part of RA250, supported by Art Fund.

Venue information

Opening times

Open Monday - Saturday

1 November to 28 February
The Gallery: 10.30am - 4.00pm
Last admission: 3.30pm
The Bakestone: 10.30am - 4.00pm

1 March to 31 October
The Gallery: 10.30am - 5.00pm
Last admission: 4.30pm
The Bakestone: 10.00am - 5.00pm

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