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Royal Academy of Arts ( Visit Site )

Housed in the Burlington house, The Royal Academy of Arts enjoys a unique identity of being a privately funded institution led by reputed artists and architects whose purpose is to encourage new talent and artists. The establishment promotes the medium of visual arts through exhibitions, debate and education. Founded in 1748 by George III, it was sponsored by 34 prominent artists that included names like Sir Joshua Reynolds and Sir William Chambers. The art institution has given British art & architecture an upfront standing on the international pedestal. Both temporary and permanent exhibitions are organized on a regular basis. It also contains an art school and an upmarket restaurant run by acclaimed restaurateur Oliver Peyton.

Address Piccadilly site: Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD, United Kingdom
Address Burlington Gardens site: Burlington Gardens site: 6 Burlington Gardens, London W1S 3ET, United Kingdom

Stephen Wiltshire Gallery ( Visit Site )

Stephen Wilshire is an autistic artistic who is well known for his ability to draw a landscape after seeing it just once. His paintings have gained worldwide popularity and featured in various publications, newspapers, exhibitions and galleries. His own permanent gallery at the Royal Opera Arcade in London highlights all his finest works until date for which he has been awarded various medals, prizes and recognition. Wilshire was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 2006, for his outstanding contribution in the field of arts.

Address: 22 Palace Ct, Bayswater, London W2 4HU, United Kingdom

Riflemaker Gallery ( Visit Site )

As the name points out, Riflemakers Gallery is located in a past gun maker's workshop. The refurbishing has not been much, so you can still get a feel how it must have been during the 17th century. As you make your way down the stairs in the dimly lit place, you will be able to see works of some talented upcoming artists. Debates, discussions, talks, events and workshops on art are arranged on a regular basis where visitors can give their inputs and make their thoughts known.

Address: 79 Beak Street Regent Street London W1F 9SU, United Kingdom

Daniel Katz Ltd

This art gallery belongs to European sculpture connoisseur Daniel Katz who has been in the process of collecting and dealing in rare and precious pieces of European art since 1968. Located on the Old Bond Street in the upmarket area of Mayfair, many known art dealers have a strong, professional bonding with Daniel Katz.

The Mall Galleries ( Visit Site )

Championing the cause of contemporary art, the Mall Galleries is the venue of three main galleries as well as home of the Federation of British Artists (FBA). The Federation comprises of eight of the UK's foremost art societies, all of whom jointly hold their Annual exhibition at the Mall Galleries. With more than 500 artist members, the gallery enjoys a uninterrupted supply of talent through exhibitions all year round. Besides the societies work, The Mall Galleries also hosts several drawing competitions such as The Threadneedle Prize and the ING Discerning Eye.

Address: The Mall (near Trafalgar Square), London SW1, United Kingdom

Other Popular Art Galleries of Piccadilly

Hauser & Wirth ( Visit Site )
Address: 23 Savile Row, Mayfair, London W1S 2ET, United Kingdom.

White Cube ( Visit Site )
Address: 25-26 Masons Yard, St. James's, London SW1Y 6BU, United Kingdom.

Pace Gallery London
Address: 6 Burlington Gardens City of Westminster, W1S 3ET, United Kingdom

Chris Beetles Gallery ( Visit Site )
Address: 8 & 10 Ryder Street, St James's, London SW1Y 6QB, United Kingdom

Colnaghi Gallery ( Visit Site )
Address: 26 Bury St, St. James's, London SW1Y 6AL, United Kingdom.