RHA Staff Suggests

RHA Staff suggest web pages, links, podcasts and activities of interest.


Abigail O’Brien, PRHA suggests:


Patrick T. Murphy, RHA Director suggests:

Great podcast from Festival of Writing and Ideas, Olivia O’Leary interviews Fiona Shaw

Read the ageing Rilke’s letters to the young Balthus


Ruth Carroll, Exhibitions Curator suggests:

Art Agency Partners Podcast

Bow Down: Women in Art


Rebecca Gale, Marketing suggests:

House of Beautiful Business, Living Room Sessions

Donal Dineen’s Backstory Isolation Dance, Playlist on Spotify. Almost 7 hours of great music


Róisín Bohan, Public Engagement suggests:

Ways to Well-Being: A series of 8 one-hour online Kum Nye Tibetan Yoga webinars with Matt Padwick

Dancing to Art: Watch four dancers choreograph a response to artworks at Tate Britain


Kate McBride, Academy & School suggests:

Follow the Museum Challenge on social media where people are recreating their favourite artworks from household objects – Between Art and Quarantine, Getty Museum and Rijksmuseum

99% Invisible – A podcast about design, art, architecture and more. Tip: search by category at the bottom of the page!

Vanessa Moss, Development & Events suggests:

Home is Where the Art Is: Stay inspired with Firstsite’s artist created activity packs, featuring contributions from UK artists including Annie Morris, Antony Gormley, Gillian Wearing, Grayson Perry, Harold Offeh, Idris Kahn, Jeremy Deller, Michael Landy, Ryan Gander and Vanley Burke.

‘Art is where the home is’ will give you ideas about how to get creative at home. Anyone can have a go – there are no specialist materials required, plus it’s completely free to download.

Free Films for the Confinement – Award Winning Irish film maker Conor Horgan is making his catalogue of fantastic films and documentaries available to view for free online including, The Beholder, a new documentary featuring portrait artists James Hanley RHA, Mick O’Dea PPRHA and Brian Maguire


Michelle Considine, RHA Friends suggests:

Isolation Art School – Projects, lessons and tips by artists to help people get creative while housebound

Contemporary Art School – Online artists studio visits with some of Britain’s best!


Colin Martin RHA, Head of RHA School suggests:

All RHA Public talks available online here

UBU Web – comprehensive online library of artist moving image and documentary


Image: Some (but not all!) RHA staff.