Welcome to the RHA
The Royal Hibernian Academy was incorporated by Charter in 1823 with the intention of encouraging the Fine Arts in Ireland...

The Royal Hibernian Academy is an artist based and artist orientated institution dedicated to developing, affirming and challenging the public’s appreciation and understanding of traditional and innovative approaches to the visual arts. The Academy achieves its objectives through its exhibition education and collection programmes.

The Academy is funded by the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Eala’on, through fundraising initiatives, through the earned revenue from its Annual Exhibition and by the Benefactors, Patrons and Friends of the Academy.