REJECTS Exhibition 2024

REJECTS Exhibition 2024

Thursday 4 July 2024
-  Sunday 14 July 2024

REJECTS returns for its second year to celebrate Royal Academy Summer Exhibition rejected artists (with Art Friend's artists exhibition downstairs)

Where: Stokey Popup, 147 Stoke Newington High St, London N16 0NY

When: 12pm–7.00pm Mon–Fri, 11am–5pm Sat–Sun, from 4 July to 14 July

(Friday 5th open 12-9pm and Sunday 14th 11-4pm)

Preview nights: 5pm–10pm, Thursday 4 July, 5pm–9pm, Friday 5 July 

Scroll to bottom for tickets.



Art Friend is proud to present this summer’s hottest ‘REJECTS’ with an exhibition showcasing works that weren't selected for the prestigious Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, which selects 2,000 works to show from the 14,000 applicants. Did the judges make the right decision? Art is subjective, so come to both exhibitions and see for yourself.

‘REJECTS’ part deux is taking over Stokey Pop Up at 147 Stoke Newington High St, London N16 0NY from 4th - 14th July showcasing an eclectic mix of artworks across a range of mediums, featuring everything from a painting of a woman punching Cupid to a prize-winning loaf of bread. Better yet, if you love a REJECT you can buy it and take it home with you, as all the artwork on display is for sale. Downstairs, Art Friend is showcasing work from our Art Friend regulars, who may not have submitted to the summer exhibition but are worthy of its walls. 

Throughout the exhibition, there will be events including artist talks, yoga and brunch in the midst of the art, and a portrait club, where you can try your hand painting a portrait, inspired by our artists. You can see all events and booking details HERE

So come to Stoke Newington, grab yourself a REJECT margarita, and you be the critic. Which artworks will make your cut?


Thursday (4th July) Preview Night Tickets HERE

Friday (5th July) Preview Night Tickets HERE

General (5th - 14th July) Tickets HERE

Art, Yoga, Brunch (6th July) Tickets HERE

'Knowing you worth as an artist' (9th July) Tickets HERE

That Portrait Club (10th July) Tickets HERE


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