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EXHIBITIONS 1998 onwards

This page contains links to the webpages for all our exhibitions, from the opening in 1998.

2013

Fragments of Nature

'Teaching Silkworms to Spin': Ruskin and Textiles

'A Noble Invention': Ruskin's Daguerreotypes of Venice and Verona

 

2012

Ruskin and the Sacred

'Beautiful Effects': Ruskin's Daguerreotypes of Switzerland

The Library Edition of the Works of John Ruskin: A Centenary Celebration

 

2011

'More Valuable than any Sketch': Ruskin's Daguerreotypes of Northern France

Drawings by Lord Leighton from Leighton House, London

Ruskin's Flora

2010

Ruskin's Venice

'Precious Records': Ruskin's Daguerreotypes of Tuscany

Mountain Glory

David Walker Barker - Objects of Curious Virtue

2009

Ruskin and the Old Masters

Victorian Artists in Photographs: Selections from The Rob Dickins Collection, from the Watts Gallery

Summer Miscellany

Alex Hamilton: Sensorium: Pictures from Nature's Laboratory

2008

Sketching from Nature: 'perceptions of the beauty of the natural world'

Journeys of a Lifetime: Ruskin's Continental Tours

Nature's Best: Flora and Fauna from the Hesketh Collection

2007

Ruskin and Sculpture

George Allen of Sunnyside

Ruskin Revisited: George Rowlett in Chamonix and Coniston

Ruskin and the Persephone Myth

2006

'Ruskin Restored: further drawings and daguerreotypes from the HLF Conservation Project

Viewpoint

A Model of Perfect Order: the Southwark Collection

The Hesketh Collection

2005

'My dearest place in Italy': Ruskin in Verona

Keeper of the Flame: John Howard Whitehouse, 1873-1955

Ruskin's Organic Vision: Nature, Life and Art

2003-4

Pen of Iron: Ruskin and Printmaking

Ruskin's Romantic Tours 1837 - 1838

A Clearer Picture of Ruskin

Chris Orr's John Ruskin, and other stories

2002

Town and Country: New work by Julie Roberts

'A Perpetual Paradise' : Ruskin's Northern France

The Performances of his Friends: Artists in Ruskin's Circle

2001

Ruskin and the Practice of Drawing

Ruskin and Switzerland

Ruskin and the Decorative Arts

2000

Ruskin's Venice

Treasures of the Ruskin Library

Portraits of John Ruskin

Praeterita: Photographs by John Riddy

1999

Ruskin and the Old Masters

Women Artists in Ruskin's Circle

Ruskin's Modern Painters

1998

Ruskin and the Lake District

Ruskin and Italy

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Printed catalogues are available for many of these exhibitions - please contact us for details.

Opening times:
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Monday-Friday 10am-4pm - during Exhibitions (closed weekends and Bank Holidays)
Reading Room: - Monday-Friday 10am-4pm - (by appointment only)

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