College Galleries

The Royal College of Art has gallery spaces in Kensington and Battersea that are available for hire to students and staff for private, programme and College-wide functions.

Kensington Galleries

The Hockney Gallery

Located in the Stevens Building, the double-height Hockney Gallery is frequently used for RCA-only student shows. 

The Senior Common Room

Overlooking the Royal Albert Hall, the Senior Common Room comprises a reception area, dining room, lounge and bar area. Its most outstanding feature is the selection of works from the Royal College of Art Collection, which includes museum-standard pieces by Peter Blake, Tracey Emin, Lucian Freud, Barbara Hepworth, David Hockney and Henry Moore, among others. For more information, visit Eating & Drinking.

Battersea Galleries

The Dyson Gallery 

The newest addition to the RCA, the Dyson Gallery's glazed frontage onto Battersea Bridge is ideal to showcase RCA staff and student projects.

The River Foyer

A unique space can that can be used individually or together with the Dyson Lecture Theatre and Gallery. The Foyer has floor to ceiling windows, four of which can slide open giving the feeling of being outdoors. There is a small balcony and the space gives spectacular views of the River Thames and surrounding area.

For more information or to make a booking contact Events.


Facilities Manager

+44 (0)20 7590 4118/4548