Friday, April 5, 2019, 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Forum Room, Lamont Library, 11 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
In conjunction with Houghton Library's exhibition Victorian Visionary: John Ruskin and the Realization of the Ideal, R. Dyke Benjamin, President of the American Trust for the British Library, will present his lecture “The Formation Of A Private Collection For The Public Good: John Ruskin And His Transatlantic Inspiration.” A graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School, Benjamin has been a student and collector of John Ruskin’s works for 50 years. This Lecture is free and open to the public. RSVP requested. For more information and to RSVP, click here.