Institute of Classical Architecture & Art



Experience what the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art has to offer: A valuable educational resource, the ICAA presents an array of unique programs for design professionals, the general public, and students of art, planning, and architecture. Programs include continuing education classes; studio-based seminars; lectures; conferences; travel; and walking tours. The “Classical America Series on Art and Architecture” produces both important reprints and new books on the classical tradition and the Institute is also the publisher of an award-winning journal, The Classicist. Learn more about each of our offerings below.

Thank you to our seasonal sponsor Balmer Architectural Mouldings, Inc.

Upcoming Programs

An Ideal Collaboration: The Art of Classical Details, a lecture and book signing with Phillip J. Dodd

Thursday, September 15, 2016; 6:30 PM Reception, 7:00 PM Lecture, Book Signing to Follow Read More »

Discover Classical New York: Harkness House Tour

Saturday, September 24, 2016; Tours at 10:30 AM and 1:00 PM Read More »

Breakfast & Books Series with Michael G. Imber

Wednesday, September 28, 2016; 9:00am Breakfast, 9:30am Lecture Read More »

From Formality to Fantasy: Russell Page's Private Gardens in Normandy, with Eric Haskell

Thursday, October 6, 2016; 6:30pm Reception, 7:00pm Lecture Read More »

2016 National Curriculum Convention

Friday, October 7th - Sunday, October 9th, 2016 Read More »

Open House New York

Saturday, October 15, 2016; 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Read More »

Modern Aristocrats: Ancestral Houses and Their Stories, with James Reginato, Writer-at-large, Vanity Fair

Monday, October 31, 2016; 6:15pm Lecture, Book Signing and Reception to Follow Read More »

Edith Wharton and the Villas of Rome, with CeCe Haydock

Thursday, November 10, 2016; 6:30pm Reception; 7:00pm Lecture Read More »

George Hadfield: Architect of the Federal City, with Dr. Julia King

Thursday, November 17, 2016; 6:30pm Reception, 7:00pm Lecture Read More »

2016 Stanford White Awards

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 Read More »

Upcoming Courses

Introduction to Traditional Urbanism

Two Days: Saturday, September 17 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM and Sunday, September 18, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Read More »

Preserving Guastavino's Tiles at the Eglise De Notre Dame

Two Sessions: Thursday, September 22 6:30 - 8:30 PM and Saturday, September 24th 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Read More »

Workshop in Classical Architectural Design: University of Miami School of Architecture

Friday, September 23rd and Saturday, September 24th, 2016 Read More »

Lighting & Metal & Glass: The Design Grammars of Traditional Techniques

Tuesday and Wednesday, October 4th & 5th, 6:30-8:00 p.m. Read More »

Traditional Hand Drafting

Tuesday & Wednesday October 11th & 12th 6:30-9:00 p.m. Read More »

The Elements of Classical Architecture: The Ionic Order

Saturday, October 22, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Read More »

Cast Drawing in the ICAA’s Historic Plaster Cast Hall

Two Days: Saturday, November 12 and 19: 1:00 – 5:00 PM Read More »

Selling the Dwelling: The Books that Built America's Houses, 1775-2000


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