I would rather teach drawing that my pupils may learn to love nature, than teach them looking at nature that they may learn to draw."- John Ruskin
In Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Founding of Ruskin
The SouthShore Arts Council and Community Partners
Invite your participation in
THE BIG DRAW-Ruskin
A Season of sponsored Drawing & Arts Events
THE BIG DRAW – Ruskin
Invites everyone of all ages and experience to join in sponsored events using drawing to engage our minds and imaginations. Discover drawing as a great, learnable medium for observation, expression, learning, exploration and fun!
This event series is inspired by The Campaign for Drawing, a nationwide initiative in the
THE BIG DRAW invites the community to experience drawing as an enjoyable public activity as well as a private passion. It is inspired by the vision of artist, writer and thinker John Ruskin who believed that drawing is a tool for understanding and knowledge and by his belief in the importance of the arts in education and community life.
THE BIG DRAW Season runs from September 15th – October 11th and ends with THE RUSKIN BIG DRAW-IN, a community event October 11 organized by Southshore Arts Council and participating partners and sponsors. Events are scheduled throughout the month sponsored by community organizations, libraries, schools, clubs and businesses at a variety of venues.
To learn more, host an event, or view THE BIG DRAW-RUSKIN schedule visit www.southshoreartscouncil.org/thebigdraw
September 15 – THE BIG DRAW-RUSKIN Launch
September 15 – October 11 – THE BIG DRAW Season
October 11 – THE BIG DRAW-IN, Community Event,