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

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

September 18–20, 2014 Read More »

Traditional Building Conference Series: St. Paul, Minnesota

September 24–26, 2014 Read More »

Fall Members' Reception

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


October 3 & 4, 2014 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 »

Panel Discussion: Designs for Living: Houses by Robert A. M. Stern Architects with Roger H. Seifter, Randy M. Correll, Grant F. Marani, and Gary L. Brewer, and moderated by Suzanne Stephens

Wednesday, October 29, 2014; 6:30 pm Lecture; 7:30 pm Reception and Book Signing 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 »

2014 Stanford White Awards

Thursday, December 4, 2014 Read More »

Winterim Professional Intensive 2015

January 2 - January 10, 2015 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 Artful Campus

One Evening Session and One Saturday Session: Thursday, October 9, 2014; 6:30PM – 8:00PM Lecture 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 »

ONLINE COURSE: Introduction to Classical Architecture

October 20 – December 13, 2014 Read More »

ONLINE COURSE: Geometry for the Practitioner

October 20 – December 13, 2014 Read More »

Pencil and Brush: Architectural Watercolors

Thursday, OCTOBER 23, 2014 Read More »

Architectural Watercolors Master Class

One Saturday Session: October 25, 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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