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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
Tel.: +44 20 7300 8000
Opening Hours: Saturday to Thursday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

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: 5 Royal Opera Arcade Pall Mall, London SW1Y 4UY, United Kingdom
Tel.: +44 207 321 2622
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, Closed on Sunday and Holidays

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
Tel.: +44 779 462 9188, +44 771 974 5766, +44 207 439 0000
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Closed on Sunday

Daniel Katz Ltd ( Visit Site )

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.

Address: 13 Old Bond Street, London W1S 4SX, United Kingdom
Tel.: +44 207 493 0688
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

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
Tel.: +44 207 930 6844
Opening Hours: Daily, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Illustration Cupboard ( Visit Site )

Specializing in contemporary book illustration art, The Illustration Cupboard was launched in a small bedroom by John Huddy and his family. These book illustrations by award winning artists can be purchased or be simply admired at the gallery. The main exhibitions at the gallery are held during mid November to January end when well-known artists display their drawings.

Address: 22 Bury St, London, SW1Y 6AL, United Kingdom
Tel.: +44 207 976 1727
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Closed on Sunday and Holidays

Other Important Art Galleries of Piccadilly

Hauser & Wirth ( Visit Site )
Address: 196A Piccadilly, London W1J 9DY, United Kingdom
Tel.: +44 207 287 2300
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

White Cube ( Visit Site )
Address: 25 – 26 Mason's Yard, London SW1Y 6B, United Kingdom
Tel.: +44 207 930 5373
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Pace Gallery London ( Visit Site )
Address: 6 Burlington Gardens City of Westminster, W1S 3ET, United Kingdom
Tel.: +44 203 206 7600
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Chris Beetles Gallery ( Visit Site )
Address: 8 & 10 Ryder Street, St James's, London SW1Y 6QB, United Kingdom
Tel.: +44 207 839 7551
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Colnaghi Gallery ( Visit Site )
Address: P. and D. Colnaghi and Co., Ltd – 15 Old Bond Street London W1S 4AX, United Kingdom
Tel.: +44 207 491 7408
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Alan Cristea Gallery ( Visit Site )
Address: 31 Cork St, London, Greater London W1S 3NU, United Kingdom
Tel.: +44 207 439 1866
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm