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. The Grand Central Academy of Art flourishes as the Institute’s division of fine arts pedagogy in drawing, painting, and sculpture. Learn more about each of our offerings below.

Upcoming Programs

Rocky Mountain: Pre-Award Honorary Gala

Thursday, August 21, 2014; 4:30–7:30 pm Read More »

The Globalization of Modern Architecture: The Impact of Politics, Economics, and Social Change on Architecture and Urban Design Since 1990

Tuesday, September 16, 2014; 6:30 pm Reception and Book Signing; 7:00 pm Lecture Read More »

Rocky Mountain: 2014 Newman Awards

September 17, 2014 Read More »

The Architecture of Influence: 7th Annual AIA CRAN (Custom Residential Architects Network) Symposium

September 18–20, 2014 Read More »

Fall Members' Reception

Tuesday, September 30, 2014; 6:30–8:00 PM Read More »

Julia Morgan: The Woman behind the Hearst Castle

Wednesday, October 8, 2014; 6:30 pm Reception and Book Signing; 7:00 pm Lecture Read More »

Florida: 2014 Mizner Awards

October 11, 2014 Read More »

Inspired by Tradition - Book Party with Norman Askins

Tuesday, October 21, 2014; 6:00–8:00 PM Read More »

The Drawing Room: English Country House Decoration

Tuesday, November 4, 2014; 6:00 pm Lecture; 7:00 pm Reception and Book Signing Read More »

New England: 2014 Bulfinch Awards

November 12, 2014 Read More »

The Royal Oak Foundation’s Timeless Design Gala

November 13, 2014 Read More »

Chicago-Midwest: 2014 Acanthus Awards

November 15, 2014 Read More »

George Stacey and the Creation of American Chic

Tuesday, November 18, 2014; 6:30 PM Reception and Book Signing; 7:00 PM Lecture Read More »

Upcoming Courses

The Art of the Measured Drawing Sketchbook

Two Evening & Two Saturday Sessions: Tuesday, September 9; 6:30-8:30pm Read More »

The Art and Practice of Geometric Proportion

Five Evening Sessions: Mondays, October 13 – November 10 Read More »

American Classicism: Education and Design of the Late 19th and 20th Centuries

Two Evening Sessions: Wednesday, October 15 & Thursday, October 16, 2014 Read More »

Pencil and Brush: Architectural Watercolors

Thursday, OCTOBER 23, 2014 Read More »

Elements of Classical Architecture: Introduction to Classical Mouldings

ONE SATURDAY SESSION: November 1, 2014 Read More »

Basic Architectural Literacy 

TWO EVENING SESSIONS: November 12 & 13, 2014 Read More »

Elements of Classical Architecture: Drawing the Tuscan Order

One Saturday Session: November 15, 2014 Read More »

Traditional Drafting by Hand

FIVE EVENING SESSIONS: Mondays, November 17–December 15, 2014 Read More »


ONE SATURDAY SESSION: December 6, 2014 Read More »


ONE SATURDAY SESSION: December 13, 2014 Read More »

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