Diary

27 November 2019

Victoria & Albert Museum, Wednesday 27 November, 13.00 – 13.45 pm.  Illustrated lecture: “Infinite Variety”: John Ruskin and the Capitals of the Ducal Palace, Venice.  Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, V&A. (Free event, no booking required.)

11 November 2019

Monday 11 November 2019, 6.45 pm.  Ashley Clarke Memorial Lecture, for the Venice in Peril Fund. Illustrated lecture: “Glorious Things”: John Ruskin’s Daguerreotype Photographs of Venice, at the Society of Antiquaries, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BE, 6.45 pm. Tickets from Venice in Peril Fund

20 June 2019

Thursday 20 June, 7.00 pm: Illustrated talk to the British-Italian Society, Rooms and Views: Filming in Florence with Merchant Ivory. At the Society of Antiquaries, Burlington House, London W1. Tickets from the British-Italian Society

April 2019

Saturday 6 April, 11.00 am. Illustrated lecture at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford: The Sun’s Drawing: John Ruskin’s Daguerreotype photographs of Venice

February 2019

Monday 18 February. Illustrated talk to the John Hall Course in Venice: The Changing Face of Venice

February 2019

Monday 11 February, 6.00 pm. Illustrated lecture to the Circolo Italo-Britannico, Venice: Impressionism in Stone: Monet in Venice, at Palazzo Papafava, Calle della Rachetta, Cannaregio, 6.00 pm

May 2018

Saturday 19 May: Illustrated talk at the National Gallery, London: Water. Light and Stone: Monet in Venice, as part of the study day on Cities of light: Monet and Architecture
https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/whats-on/calendar/monet-architecture-study-day

March 2018

Monday 12 March. Illustrated lecture to the Circolo Italo-Britannico, Venice: The Sun’s Drawing: John Ruskin’s Daguerreotype photographs of Venice, at Palazzo Pesaro Papafava, Cannaregio, at 6.00 pm

March 2018

March 2018 Publication of Ruskin a Venezia: the Stones Revisited, the Italian translation of Ruskin’s Venice: the Stones Revisited. Published by Jaca Book, Milan, to coincide with the exhibition at Palazzo Ducale Venice: John Ruskin: Le Pietre di Venezia, opening on 10 March and continuing until 10 June 2018

February 2018

Publication by Lund Humphries of the paperback of Ruskin’s Venice: The Stones Revisited

February 2018

Friday 16 February 2018. Illustrated lecture to Art History in Focus, at Churchgate House Centre, Cobham, Surrey: Rooms and Views: Filming in Florence with Merchant Ivory. Details here

January 2018

Tuesday 9 January 2018. Illustrated talk at the Everyman Club, Grimsby: The Venice in Peril Fund, Past and Present

October 2017

Thursday 26 October 2017: Illustrated lecture at the Royal Collection, London. Venice in Location Filming The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace
https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/event/thursday-late-venice-in-focus-10-2017#/

October 2017

Wednesday 4 October at 6.00 pm: Illustrated talk at the British Institute, Florence: Rooms and Views: filming in Florence with Merchant Ivory. British Institute, Lungarno Guicciardini 9, Florence.
http://www.britishinstitute.it/en/news-events/events/cultural-programme/141/rooms-and-views-filming-in-florence-with-merchant-ivory

April 2017

Illustrated talk to Friends of Ravenna, Chichester: Visions of Venice in Photography and Film, at the Assembly Room, Chichester, on Tuesday 25 April at 7.30 pm

February 2017

Illustrated lecture to Art History in Focus, Venice: Ruskin’s Stones, then and now, at St Andrew’s Church, Cobham, Surrey on Friday 24 February at 11.00 am
http://www.arthistoryinfocus.com/content/1/16/lecturers.html

October 2016

The Ruskin Library, Lancaster. Illustrated lecture by Sarah Quill, Birds and Beasts of Venice: marble, bronze and mosaic on Thursday 13 October at 5.00 pm, followed by the opening of Gilded Shadows, an exhibition of John Ruskin’s drawings and daguerreotypes, with photographs by Sarah Quill. Exhibition continues until 16 December 2016

February 2016

Circolo Italo-Britannico, Palazzo Papafava, Venice. Illustrated lecture, Vices and Virtues: the capitals of the Ducal Palace, on 22 February 2016

February 2016

Lecture The Changing Face of Venice (illustrated) to the John Hall Pre-University Course in Venice, 15 February 2016

November 2015

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, Tuesday 24th November. Sarah Quill will give an illustrated talk on “The Changing Face of Venice”. 1.00–2.00 pm. Book tickets online at www.ashmolean.org/exhibitions/whatsontickets/  or by telephone at 01865 305305

November 2015

National Archives, Kew: “A ferret in the Archives: Rawdon Brown and the Anglo-Venetian Relationship”. Study Day in collaboration with the British–Italian Society and the Friends of the National Archives, Kew. The conference will take place on Saturday 14th November at the National Archives from 10.00 am until 5.00 pm. Further details available from www.veniceinperil.org

September 2015

Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, Aula Baratto.  Illustrated lecture: “Vices and Virtues: the capitals of the Ducal Palace”, Thursday 17th September, 2.00 pm

July 2015

Buxton Festival 2015. An illustrated talk by Sarah Quill on Ruskin’s Venice: The Stones Revisited in the Buxton Opera House at 10.15 am on Monday 13 July. To book tickets, visit http://www.buxtonfestival.co.uk/literary-series/sarah-quill/

May 2015

The Ruskin Seminar at Lancaster University, Thursday 7 May: ‘The capitals of the Ducal Palace’

April 2015

Launch of the new edition of Ruskin’s Venice: The Stones Revisited at Henry Sotheran & Co http://sotherans.co.uk/e-News/April2015

March 2015

Lecture at the Society of Antiquaries, Burlington House Piccadilly, London W1, in aid of the Venice in Peril Fund: Vices and Virtues: the Capitals of the Ducal Palace, Venice
http://www.veniceinperil.org/events/vices-and-virtues-event

November 2014

The Photographers 2014  Photographs in the group exhibition at Beetles and Huxley

2014

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Photographs for the red programme and digital programme of Verdi’s I Due Foscari (14 October – 2 November)