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Rome Drawing Tour

June 6-13, 2015

The Institute of Classical Architecture and Art is pleased to announce the 2015 Rome Drawing Tour.

You’re invited to join instructors of the ICAA and affiliated institutions to spend a week studying through drawing, the architecture, urbanism and landscapes of Rome. Participants at all levels will enjoy ample opportunity to gain practical knowledge of the classical tradition as manifested in Rome, while developing skills in observational drawing and watercolor. The tour is open to architects, artists, and enthusiasts of the classical tradition.


  • Drawing sessions while surrounded by the remnants of Ancient Rome including the Temple of Fortuna Virilis, the Temple of Hadrian, and the Arch of Titus
  • Watercolor sessions in front of the Tempietto and amongst the lush landscape surrounding the Villa Aurelia
  • Intimate lunch and a tour of the American Academy in Rome
  • A day trip to Tivoli with drawing sessions at the Villa Adriana and the Villa d’Este

*Subject to change

Watch videos of tours from past years here and here.
Credit hours from this trip may be counted toward the completion of the Certificate in Classical Architecture.
Application deadline extended to May 15, 2015.
Program Fee: $3200 ($3000 for members)
Includes cost of instruction, lecture fees, daytrip fees, opening reception and closing dinner, museum entrance fees, and double accommodation. A limited number of single rooms are available for an additional supplement.

For more information and to reserve a place on the trip, please contact Anthony Del Aversano at or call (212) 730-9646 ext. 115.

Information regarding scholarship opportunities are available here and here.