Monthly Newsletter: February at the ICAA

Welcome to our monthly newsletter, including articles, news, and programming from the ICAA and the classical design community. To receive an email version of our newsletter, sign up today.

Charleston: An Architectural Legacy, Part II
An Interview with Mayor Joe Riley

Joseph P. Riley served Charleston as Mayor for 40 years, retiring from office in January 2016. Earlier this month, ICAA President, Peter Lyden, spoke with Mr. Riley about Charleston’s revitalization, his reverence for the public realm, and his architectural and urban design legacy.



Summer Studio in Classical Architecture | New York City, June 20 – July 16
Scholarships Available

Apply now for the Summer Studio in Classical Architecture, a four-week, immersive program that introduces students to the skills, knowledge, and resources essential to the
practice of classical design.

Thanks to the Richard H. Driehaus Charitable Lead Trust, the ICAA is able to offer scholarships to ensure accessibility for students of all financial backgrounds.



2016 ICAA Drawing Tours
Paris and Rome 

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Join the ICAA on its inaugural Paris Drawing Tour, April 24-30. Participants at all levels will explore the Neo-Classical Architecture of Paris and its history through lectures and field drawing exercises. APPLY NOW

The 2016 Rome Drawing Tour, June 4-11, will provide participants practical knowledge of the classical tradition as manifested in the architecture, urbanism and landscapes of Rome, while developing skills in observational drawing and watercolor. APPLY NOW

Student Scholarships are available for the Paris and Rome Drawing Tours thanks to the support and leadership of the ICAA’s Southern California Chapter. Please contact for more information.


Travel with the ICAA to Portugal, Italy, the Netherlands, and More
2016 Upcoming Dates & Destinations 

Gardens of Portugal, Image Credit: Marcia Weber,

APRIL 23 – MAY 1 Private Portugal: Exemplary Residences & Gardens

MAY 5-8 Classical Charlottesville

MAY 11-18 Villas & Gardens of the Italian Lake Region

MAY 13-22 Tangier, Taroudant & Marrakech

JUNE 3-12 The French Riviera

JULY 10-16 Gardens of Netherlands & Belgium



The ICAA and Marymount School Celebrate the Culmination of New Heights

The ICAA and Marymount School celebrated the culmination of New Heights: Discovering Classical Architecture with a showcase of student work last Thursday, February 18th. A collaboration between the school and the ICAA, New Heights introduced eighth grade girls at Marymount to classical architecture and the related arts through interactive classroom instruction and weekly field studies over the course of 10 weeks.



Inspired Places & Spaces
Looking Back to Summer Studio 2015   

As we look forward to our 2016 Summer Studio in Classical Architecture, we reflect on last year’s program and the places that inspired our students, including the Biltmore Mansion, Old Westbury House and Gardens, the Spanish Steps, and more.



Continuing Education
Upcoming Courses Nationwide 

Learn more about upcoming Continuing Education opportunities in New York and through our Chapters nationwide, including Ohio & Lake Erie, Philadelphia, Southeast, Southern California, Washington Mid Atlantic and more.

Featured Event: Learning from Jefferson and His Successors with Bill Westfall, presented by the ICAA and hosted at the University of Virginia, April 8-9th



Lectures, Tours & Events
Upcoming Programs in New York 

Explore upcoming public programs, including:

February 24 Collaboration Inside and Out: A Discussion with Edmund Hollander and Peter Pennoyer

March 2 Inaugural Breakfast & Books Lecture at the Rizzoli Bookstore, Featuring Thomas A. Kligerman

March 16 15th Annual McKim Lecture with Philippe de Montebello (SOLD OUT)

April 21 Americans in Paris Lecture & Book Signing with Margot Ellis



Awards, Prizes & Publications
Upcoming Dates & Deadlines 

February 27 Southeast: 10th Annual Shutze Awards Celebration (SOLD OUT)

April 4 Florida: Addison Mizner Medal Entries Deadline

April 23 New England: 6th Bulfinch Awards Keynote Lecture and Ceremony Gala

May 2 National: 35th Annual Arthur Ross Awards 





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