Friends & useful links

There are many organisations that share an interest in the life, work and continuing relevance of John Ruskin. Ruskin To-Day is an informal alliance of these organisations and individuals, and their calendar has the most comprehensive listing of Ruskin events around the world. Below we list many of the other organisations and resources related to Ruskin.

Ruskin To-Day


Ruskin To-day is an informal alliance of organisations and individuals with an interest in the life, work and continuing relevance of John Ruskin.

Centres of Ruskin study and collections in the UK

Ruskin Library and Research Centre at Lancaster University.

Brantwood, Ruskin's Lake-District home

The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, home of The Elements of Drawing, Ruskin's teaching collection

Ruskin Museum, Coniston

The Ruskin Society

Other Guild-related sites

Whitelands College where Ruskin initiated a May Day Festival and where the Guild still awards a gift of books each year to the May Monarch.

For the origins of the Whitelands College May Queen Festival: Rites of Spring

Blog by Guild of St George Companion, Jim Spates.

Explore the digital reconstruction of the original St George's Museum, Walkley:

The Life and Work of Benjamin Creswick (1853-1946) by Annie Creswick Dawson

Organisations that have recently received donations from the Guild:

Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen

42nd Street, Manchester (supporting the emotional wellbeing of children and young people)
Horsfall in Context

Other sites of interest

The Ruskin Art Club, Los Angeles

John Ruskin Manufactory (India)

Abbott Hall Gallery

Anglia Ruskin University

The Roycroft Campus

The Hillside Club, Berkeley, CA.

Ruskin Mill Education Trust

Ruskin College

The Ruskin School of Art

Turner Society

The William Morris Gallery

The William Morris Society

MERL: Museum of English Rural Life