RHA Staff Suggests

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

Updated 6 July:

Patrick T. Murphy, RHA Director suggests:

Reassuring to see how all galleries and museums face the same challenges post-Covid. I particularly like the concept of Slow Art based on the principles of the slow food movement, what we have been saying in the RHA is that for the rest of the year  “we will do less more carefully”:



Ruth Carroll, RHA Curator suggests:

Fruit and Vegetables: Francesco Bonami on Urs Fischer  https://gagosian.com/quarterly/2020/06/01/video-fruit-vegetables-francesco-bonami-urs-fischer/

Urs Fischer: Leo https://gagosian.com/quarterly/2020/02/17/urs-fischer-leo-exhibition-tour-video/

Rebecca Gale, Marketing suggests:

A virtual tour of our Irish Horse exhibition at the National Gallery of Ireland. https://www.nationalgallery.ie/art-and-artists/exhibitions/virtual-tour-irish-horse

Michelle Considine, RHA Friends suggests:

Art Basel Viewing Room https://www.artbasel.com/viewing-rooms

Absolute Beginners’ Gardening Class by Richmond Grows & Richmond Public Library, July 21 Free, Online

Vanessa Moss, RHA Development suggests:

A wonderful recent article in Harper’s Magazine by William Atkins documents the history of the Irish bog through a political & cultural lens referencing Edna O’Brien, Seamus Heaney, and beautifully punctuated with images by Amelia Stein RHA and Nick Miller amongst others. You can read the article here: https://harpers.org/archive/2020/07/bogland-bog-of-allen-ireland-peat-bog-bord-na-mona/

Ultraviolet Arts is a series of short talks with artists in Ireland on the times we’re living in, current works, and inspirations. New episodes available Wednesdays and Sundays on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/_ultravioletarttalks_/

Kate McBride, Academy Co-Coordinator suggests:

Listen: The Tennis Podcast – Presented by David Law and Catherine Whitaker, and featuring Matt Roberts, The Tennis Podcast is a downloadable tennis audio show.

Watch:  Disclosure – In this documentary, leading trans creatives and thinkers share heartfelt perspectives and analysis about Hollywood’s impact on the trans community.

Suzanne Clarke, Front of House Manager suggests:



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