Upcoming events

Command and Control
27th Nov 2014, 13:00

Acclaimed investigative journalist Eric Schlosser reveals the dangerous history of the management of nuclear weapons – and the grave risk they still pose to humankind.

RDI Address 2014: Building New Worlds
27th Nov 2014, 18:00

Visionary production designer Alex McDowell RDI will give the 2014 address.

Public Relations: The Master Now
2nd Dec 2014, 18:00

Has the internet and social media revolution allowed the public relations industry to dominate journalism?

The Political Economy of Climate Change
4th Dec 2014, 13:00

Robin Hahnel, professor of economics at Portland State University discusses what must be done to combat climate change, and what political obstacles must be overcome if humans are to avoid the fate of lemmings.

Efficiency and Reform – The Next Chapter
8th Dec 2014, 11:30

Five days after the last Autumn Statement before the election, Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General Francis Maude visits the RSA to expand on the innovative approaches being applied to the design and delivery of modern public services.

Envisioning a New Public Art
9th Dec 2014, 18:00

Art historian William L Pressly offers an in-depth analysis of James Barry’s murals depicting the progress of human culture and knowledge.

Knowledge is Beautiful
11th Dec 2014, 18:00

Data journalist, designer and founder of the blog sensation Information is Beautiful, David McCandless visits the RSA to demonstrate how visualised information can help us comprehend, navigate and find meaning in a complex world.

Dereliction to Design Awards
15th Jan 2015, 18:00

Susan Woodward OBE, founding director of The Space and Sharp Projects and Creative Media Champion for the City of Manchester, explains how re-designing urban environments sparks dynamism and connectivity.