John Ruskin’s 200th birthday

The Ruskin School of Art celebrates the bicentenary of the birth of the founder of Oxford University's School of Art

John Ruskin, born 8 February 1819, founded his School of Drawing (originally located in the University Galleries, now the Ashmolean Museum) in 1871.

For more information about the Ruskin's history, see http://www.rsa.ox.ac.uk/about