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5. The Ruskin Gallery

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The Ruskin Gallery

The Ruskin Gallery in Sheffield's Millennium Galleries, contains a unique collection of minerals, paintings, drawings, ornithological prints, Medieval manuscripts, books and architectural plastercasts assembled by John Ruskin. The collection is known as the Ruskin Collection.

Items on display range from the small to the large. The jewel like colours in a single peacock feather are picked up in watercolours displayed alongside. Detailed drawings of architectural features and landscape views illustrate the skill of the craftsman and the beauty of nature. The front of Rouen Cathedral is recreated in large panels enlarged from photographs taken by Ruskin.

The Ruskin Gallery Address:
Millennium Galleries
Arundel Gate
Sheffield
S1 2PP
England, UK

The Ruskin Gallery Opening Times:
Monday – Saturday 8.00am - 5.00pm (exhibitions from 10.00am)
Sunday 11.00am - 5.00pm

Bank Holiday Mondays 10.00am - 5.00pm

Closed 24th to 26th December and 1st January
 
The Ruskin Gallery Admission:
Free
 
T  +44 (0)114 278 2600

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