Category Archives: Exhibitions

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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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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Life Distilled: Ruskin and Still Life – catalogue

The catalogue for this exhibition is now available from Lancaster University Online Store – http://online-payments.lancaster-university.co.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=1&deptid=4&catid=20&prodid=3390

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Life Distilled: Ruskin and Still Life

Life Distilled: Ruskin and Still Life Until April 1 2016     Still life – the arrangement of objects, especially flowers and fruit, in a careful composition – has never featured highly in the hierarchy of categories of art, yet it … Continue reading

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Ever Present Help: Ruskin’s Artists

Open until 11 December 2015 ‘Ever Present Help: Ruskin’s Artists’ includes a comprehensive display of the work of Victorian artists, famous and obscure, who assisted Ruskin at different times throughout his life. The Whitehouse Collection holds a wealth of work by … Continue reading

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