Join us for art, food and fun at this year's Spring Art Sale at the Ruskin School of Art, 74 High Street, on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th March, 10am - 4pm
As well as term-time Life Drawing classes, the Ruskin School of Art offers a programme of Short Courses each summer, in subjects including Botanical Drawing, Art and Anatomy, and Painting. Booking for Summer 2017 is now open.
The Ruskin has an optional programme in the BFA course for second year students: the Professional Practice Programme. This initiative provides each student with an opportunity to experience at first hand the professional practice of galleries, museums and arts organisations. In 2017, the students are engaging in more than 30 placements in their area of interest.
The Ruskin School of Art is the Fine Art Department of the University of Oxford. It provides an exceptional teaching and research environment that enables cutting-edge contemporary artists, art historians and art theorists to work closely together in a world-leading, research-intensive university.
Research is at the heart of the Ruskin's activities, and the School encourages and values the wide-ranging contributions that its teaching staff, teaching staff, postgraduate students, researchers, academic visitors and fellows make to the disciplines of of fine art practice, curatorship, criticism and art history. Please see following a list of recent publications by Ruskin people.
The Ruskin's Associate Professor of Fine Art is participating in a group exhibitions at FRAC île-de-france's Paris exhibition space, and was recently included in an exhibition at the Kunstsaele Berlin.
The Ruskin takes part in three undergraduate University Open Days each year: in 2017, these will be held on 28th June, 29th June, and 15th September. A Graduate Open Day is usually held in November each year.
Jost Münster, Ruskin Visiting Tutor, has a solo show at the Stadtgalerie Saarbrücken (Germany), opening on 3 February and continuing until 20 April 2017
The Ruskin is delighted to announce that Helen Marten (BFA 2008) is the 2016 winner of the Turner Prize, the second Ruskin alumna to win the prize, after Elizabeth Price's success in 2012.
The Ruskin School of Art continues to be recognised as a leader in arts education in the latest university league tables. The Complete University Guide 2017 (published April 2016) once again ranks the Ruskin first in Art&Design.