Now in its third year, the Young Artists’ Summer Show is a free, open submission exhibition for students aged 5 - 19 studying in the UK and British schools overseas. Artworks are judged by artists and arts professionals with selected artworks displayed online and on-site at the Royal Academy of Arts.

Submissions are now open, find out more and get involved.

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2020 online exhibition

From a galaxy of aliens to a super massive shoe, the artists featured in this year’s Young Artists’ Summer Show have made incredibly inspiring artworks, even during this difficult time. Our expert judges sifted through nearly 18,000 submissions, a record number, to select 392 artworks now displayed online. Made by young artists aged 5–19 and from across the UK and beyond, our online exhibition is full of humour, humanity, insight and innocence.

Take a look