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Ruskin Art Club & USC Co-Sponsor the 16th Annual "Ruskin" Lecture

  • Edward L Doheny Memorial Library 3550 Trousdale Pkwy Los Angeles, CA, 90089 United States (map)

The Ruskin Art Club, founded in 1888, and LA’s oldest cultural and arts association, hosts its annual “Ruskin” Lecture this year at the University of Southern California’s Doheny Library. Professor Clive Wilmer, the Master of the St. George Guild in the UK, a charity founded by art and social critic John Ruskin in 1871, and a distinguished poet, literary critic, translator, and Ruskin scholar, will speak on the topic: “Ruskin’s Language: How a Victorian Prophet Uses Words” on Thursday, September 3 at the USC’s Doheny Library (#240). A reception at 7pm, which will include an exhibition of rare historic Ruskin Art Club books and documents from the Doheny Library Special Collections, along with a selection of fine California food and wine, will be followed by the lecture at 8pm. Admission is free.