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2019 Calendar

2019 RUSKIN EVENT CALENDAR

In Ruskin's bicentenary year, a large number of exhibitions and events are being planned in the UK and around the world. This list will be updated as new details are confirmed and events added.

Guild event are highlighted.

01 Jan – 30 Apr Exhibition: The Houghton Library Dyke Benjamin John Ruskin Collection, Houghton Rare Book Library, Harvard University, Cambridge MA

26 Jan – 28 Apr Exhibition: 'John Ruskin  - The Power of Seeing', organised by the Guild of St George, Museums Sheffield and the Bulldog Trust,  2 Temple Place, London, UK

08 Feb Ruskin’s 200th birthday: Coniston, Cumbria, UK

08 Feb Ruskin birthday celebration event, Royal Academy London. Details tbc.

08 Feb Call for entries opens for The John Ruskin Prize 2019 for artists, makers and designers resident in the UK. Visit the website for more on the prize and sign up for the newsletter to receive the 2019 call for artists.

08 - 09 Feb Conference - Mediating Ruskin: “Through a Kaleidoscope, Brightly”. Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, Pau, France. Keynote speakers: Jérôme Bastianelli (author of Dictionnaire Proust/Ruskin) and Emily Eells (expert on Ruskin and Proust).

13 Feb Lecture: Bateson Lecture 2019 Corpus Christi College, Oxford Lecture by Professor Dinah Birch CBE

15 Feb Choral Evensong: Ruskin Bicentenary commemorative event, St George's Bloomsbury

23 Feb – 26 May Exhibition: Parabola of Pre-Raphaelitism: Turner, Ruskin, Rossetti, Morris and Burne-Jones, Mitsubishi Ichigokan Gallery, Tokyo

2 March - 28 April Ruskin in Wyre exhibition,  Bewdley museum

29 Mar – 23 Jun Exhibition: Turner, Ruskin and the Storm Cloud of the Modern World York Art Gallery, York, UK

11 Apr – 04 Aug Exhibition: Incandescence: Turner's Venice Brantwood, Coniston,

UK May Day (date tbc) Whitelands Festival

29 May – 15 Sep Exhibition: ‘John Ruskin (title tbc) by the Guild of St George and Museums Sheffield, Millennium Gallery, Sheffield

07 Jun – 18 Aug Exhibition: Parabola of Pre-Raphaelitism: Turner, Ruskin, Rossetti, Morris and Burne-Jones Kurume City Art Museum, Japan

24 - 26 Jun Conference: Ruskin and Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland

11 Jul – 05 Oct Exhibition: Turner, Ruskin and the Storm Cloud of the Modern World Abbot Hall, Kendal, UK

08 Aug – 11 Nov Exhibition: Treasure from Dust: Ruskin’s Geology Brantwood, Coniston, UK

31 Aug – 27 Oct Exhibition: Parabola of Pre-Raphaelitism: Turner, Ruskin, Rossetti, Morris and Burne-Jones Abeno Hanikas Art Musem, Osaka, Japan

20 Sep Lecture: Robert Hewison 'Ruskin Today', the 6th Ruskin Foundation Annual Lecture National Gallery, London, 7pm

20 – 21 Sep Conference: Ruskin, National Gallery, London. Details to follow

27 – 28 Sep Conference: Ruskin’s Continuing Relevance to Society and the Arts and Crafts in the 21st Century The Roycroft Campus, East Aurora, NY Speakers include Kateri Ewing (Artist-in-Residence, Roycroft Campus); Jim Spates (Professor of Sociology Emeritus, Hobart and William Smith Colleges); Joe Weber (Printer, Roycroft Campus)

October – date tbc. Guild Master Clive Wilmer will speak at Bewdley Festival

16 – 17 Nov Guild of St George AGM, Sheffield. Programme to include The Ruskin Lecture by Guild Master, Clive Wilmer.

13 - 14 Dec Conference: John Ruskin: Nineteenth Century Visionary, Twenty First Century Inspiration. Huntington Library, San Marion, California, USA. Organised by Jim Spates (The Guild of St George) and Gabriel Meyer (for the Rukin Art Club, Los Angeles). Speakers to include the Master of the Guild, Clive Wilmer.