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New Exhibition at the Ruskin Library

Coming of Age: Ruskin’s Drawings from the 1840-41 Tour 24 April-9 September 2017 A new exhibition which brings together a vivid visual account of the Ruskin family travels. The first picture in the exhibition is Charles Vernet’s ‘Les Voyageurs Anglais’ … Continue reading

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New exhibition at the Ruskin Library

Gilded Shadows: the stones of Ruskin’s Venice 14 October – 16 December 2016 Ruskin’s first visit to Venice was in 1835 at the age of 16. The city, which he visited 11 times, had a lifelong influence on him, both … Continue reading

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Heritage Open Days 8-10 September 2016

The Ruskin Library will be open for Heritage Open Days on 8th-10th September (Thursday-Saturday). For Details see https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/visiti…/…/ruskin-library

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Ruskin Library and Google Cultural Institute

An exciting new development for the Ruskin Library! The Ruskin Library is now a partner in the Google Cultural Institute – from today, high resolution images of a selection of our pictures can be found at the Google Cultural Institute, … Continue reading

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New publication from the Ruskin Library

New Publication from the Ruskin Library ‘It cannot be better done’: John Ruskin and Albrecht Durer A revised version of Stephen Wildman’s Inaugural Lecture, May 2009 (Professor of History of Art, Lancaster University). To order: http://online-payments.lancaster-university.co.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=1&deptid=4&catid=20&prodid=3509

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Ruskin Review and Bulletin – Spring 2016

The latest edition of the Ruskin Review and Bulletin (Spring 2016, volume 12/1) is now available. It includes articles by Andrew Hill and David Ingram, and a tribute to Van Akin Burd by James S. Dearden. To purchase, go to … Continue reading

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Power of Hills: Ruskin’s Mountains

18 April – 23 September 2016 Power of Hills: Ruskin’s Mountains Some of Ruskin’s finest drawings and watercolours of mountain landscape, from childhood visits to the Alps in the 1830s to tours undertaken in the 1860s in the footsteps of … Continue reading

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