Author Archives: Ruskin Library

‘On Home Ground’: Ruskin in England and Scotland

A new exhibition at the Ruskin Library ‘On Home Ground’: Ruskin in England and Scotland 18 September – 15 December 2017 The depictions of French cathedrals, Venetian palaces and the Swiss Alps by John Ruskin (1819-1900) are rightly admired, but … Continue reading

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Heritage Open Day, 9 September 2017

The Ruskin Library will be open on Saturday 9th September as part of Heritage Open Days. Come and have a look at our building, an exhibition of Ruskin’s drawings and take part in a drawing workshop in the Gallery – … Continue reading

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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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