Royal Drawing School

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Royal Drawing School

The Royal Drawing School is an educational organisation and registered charity[1] in the London Borough of Hackney in England. It was founded in 2000 by the Prince of Wales as The Prince's Drawing School and received its current name in 2014.[2]

The aim of the Royal Drawing School began classes in 2000. The School is based in converted warehouse in Shoreditch. The School also tuition and mentoring for children aged 10–14, from all backgrounds. The Royal Drawing School was founded by Charles, Prince of Wales. It is part of The Prince's Charities, a group of not-for-profit organizations affiliated with Charles.

In 2006, The Prince's Drawing School received a donation of £85,000 from The Prince's Charities Foundation.

In 2018, works created by The Royal Drawing School and two other charities founded by Prince Charles were put on display during the Prince & Patron exhibition to mark his 70th birthday.[3][4]

Sites and collaborations[edit]

The Royal Drawing School has five campuses across London; in Shoreditch, Oxford Street, South Kensington and Trinity Buoy Wharf. The School also collaborates with a number of institutions including The National Gallery, The British Museum, Royal Academy of Arts, National Portrait Gallery, V&A and the Saatchi Gallery.[5][6]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Charity Commission. Royal Drawing School, registered charity no. 1101538.
  2. ^ Knox, James (18 November 2014). "Royal Drawing School receives official title from The Queen". The Art Newspaper. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Prince & Patron". Royal Collection Trust. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Prince & Patron exhibition unveiled at Buckingham Palace". The Prince of Wales. 20 July 2018. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Facilities | The Royal Drawing School". The Royal Drawing School. Retrieved 2017-01-09.
  6. ^ "Educational Partners | The Royal Drawing School". The Royal Drawing School. Retrieved 2017-01-09.
  7. ^ The Princes Drawing School Alumni - Carl Randall, The Princes Drawing School, The Princes Foundation, 2002
  8. ^ The Royal Drawing School Alumni 2002/03, The Princes Drawing School, The Princes Foundation, 2002
  9. ^ The Princes Drawing School Alumni 2004, The Royal Drawing School, The Princes Foundation, 2004

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Coordinates: 51°31′33″N 0°04′53″W / 51.5257°N 0.0813°W / 51.5257; -0.0813