Exhibiting artists Claire & Karen Gibson and Daniel Nelis will discuss their work in these informal gallery sessions. 1.15pm & 1.30pm, meet in Gallery 6, 5th Floor.

This week at the Academy’s Annual Exhibition

Wednesday 19th October Lunchtime lecture with Robert Ballagh entitled ‘Painting portraits from Gordon Lambert, 1972 to Brian O’Doherty, 2016’. Lecture Theatre, Ulster Museum @ 1pm. Booking: Ulster Museum, or +44(0)28 9044 0000


Eamonn Maillie remembers Basil Blackshaw RUA (1932–2016) in conversation with the artist’s friends – Brian Ferran HRUA, Neil Shawcross RUA, Jude Stephens and Graham Gingles RUA. Time:1.00pm – 2.00pm Location: Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor Booking: Ulster Museum,...


Complement your visit to the Royal Ulster Academy’s Annual Exhibition with an introductory tour by Julian Friers PPRUA @ 2.30pm. A further guided exhibition tour in Spanish facilitated by Gerry Lenaghan will take place at 3.30pm on the same day. Booking: None required...

Schools Programme

Since the opening of our 135th Annual Exhibition over 1,100 pre–booked children and young people have taken part in our school’s programme at the Ulster Museum. This programme will soon be winding up with just a few sessions remaining. If you would like to join our...

This week at the Academy’s Annual Exhibition

LUNCHTIME ILLUSTRATED TALK Rosie McGurran RUA: ‘Three Men on an Island’ – a tribute to James MacIntyre RUA (1926 – 2015) In the spring of 1951 Belfast artist James MacIntyre received a letter from Gerard Dillon: would he like to join him for a month or so in...

Call for Entries for the
140th RUA Annual Exhibition

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