In Spring 2019, the SPAB will mark the 200th anniversary of John Ruskin’s birth with a series of talks and events celebrating his legacy and exploring his continuing influence on conservation today.
Registration opens at 18.15 for a 18.30 start. Lectures are followed by an informal wine reception.
Thursday 28 March Ruskin & Venice: An enduring influence on conservation
A dialogue exploring the influence and continued relevance of Ruskin’s writings about Venice to conservation in the city - and on the development of the conservation movement world-wide - with architectural writer Gillian Darley, Sarah Quill (Venice in Peril) and a panel of architects and conservationists representing a range of viewpoints.
Other lectures in this series include:
Thursday 7 March - Ruskin & the idea of Craftsmanship
Professor Peter Burman (SPAB)
Thursday 14 March - Ruskin & Conservation: Saving St Petrock’s, Parracombe
Meriel O'Dowd (Churches Conservation Trust)
Thursday 21 March - Ruskin & the Land: The Guild of St George & Ruskin Land
John Iles (Ruskin Land) & Jenny Robbins (Guild of St George)
For information about other events taking place during the Ruskin Bicentenary year, go to www.ruskin200.com
Booking Terms & Conditions
Accessibility: please contact the SPAB before booking to discuss any special access requirements.