Talk:Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

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"The exhibition, which runs during the summer months of July and August, is traditionally opened with a procession to the nearby St. James church, led by the Archbishop of Westminster." Is this right? St James's Church is a Church of England church, whilst the Archbishop of Westminster is part of the Roman Catholic hierarchy. Until relatively recent times, and certainly for most of the history of the Royal Academy, there was either no Roman Catholic hierarchy or such a hierarchy was not accepted by the British establishment (there was even a law against it - the Ecclesisatical Titles Act). So I find this assertion, which I have not heard before, somewhat implausible. Chelseaboy 18:11, 5 Apr 2005 (UTC)

I smell bull poop. Removed for now. This does seem rather confused. Badgerpatrol 16:28, 17 October 2007 (UTC)

Requested move 19 May 2015[edit]

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The result of the move request was: Moved as requested Mike Cline (talk) 12:46, 27 May 2015 (UTC)

Royal Academy summer exhibitionRoyal Academy Summer Exhibition – The article is not about any summer exhibition at the Royal Academy but about the RA Summer Exhibition, a 250 year old institution. Kleon3 (talk) 05:43, 19 May 2015 (UTC)

Support as per common use. GregKaye 06:16, 19 May 2015 (UTC)

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Why delete?[edit]

@Kleon3:, I would like to protest this edit which you removed saying "could be anywhere". I claim that the images on the wallls on the background are unique to the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition and therefore this image has just as much right to remain as file:Royal academy summer exhibition varnishing day 2015 room scene.jpg. RHaworth (talk · contribs) is sitting beside me and agrees. Also, and I admit I did not put this in the image caption, my image shows that conducted tours are given. — Matthisvalerie (talk) 17:25, 9 August 2015 (UTC)

Hi Matthisvalerie, I perhaps should have explained more why I feel this image does not fit in here: 1. Some people are very explicitly depicted on this photo, even though it is not explained in the image caption who they are; the article is clearly not about these people; 2. Very little of the Royal Academy rooms is visible on this photo, much less than some of the other images that are available on Wiki Commons, and that for various reasons were not added to this article; 3. The fact that conducted tours are given is not unique to the RA Summer Exhibition. This happens at any museum or exhibition. Also, the photo doesn't illustrate clearly that this is a guided tour at the RA - hence my original comment... Hope this makes it more acceptable for you. Best, Kleon3 (talk) 16:06, 11 August 2015 (UTC)

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