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Institute of Classical Architecture and Art, Philadelphia

The Architecture of John Simpson: The Timeless Language of Classicism, Annual Alvin Holm Lecture

Philadelphia, PA
London-based classical architect, John Simpson, shapes his design ethos around the notion that architecture is a public art, where each facade forms the character and shape of the public realm. The streets, squares, and ma... read more

MOULDINGS AND MIMOSAS: A LECTURE WITH FRED BISSINGER + EXCLUSIVE BRUNCH AT TAGUE LUMBER

Malvern, PA
Ever wonder why you see so many new houses that don’t seem to look quite right? Many of the reasons are found in Get Your House Right: Architectural Elements to Use and Avoid. Author Marianne Cusato provides easily underst... read more

REBUILDING PENN STATION: A LECTURE WITH RICHARD CAMERON

Philadelphia, PA
Monday, April 9, 2018  6:00 PM The Skyline Room Parkway Central Library | Free Library of Philadelphia 1901 Vine Street Philadelphia, PA

Private Tour: Longwood Gardens Main Fountain Restoration

Kennett Square, PA
Nowhere else in the world is there a setting that marries fountains, theater, and garden, establishing the Longwood Garden Main Fountain Garden as the finest performance fountain in the world.  After a three-year renovatio... read more
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Past Events

Americans in Paris: Foundations of America's Architectural Gilded Age, with Margot Ellis

Americans in Paris: Foundations of America's Architectural Gilded Age, with Margot Ellis

Philadelphia, PA
The architecture school of the University of Pennsylvania was founded in 1868, making it the second oldest such program in the United States. Before then, American students such as Richard Morris Hunt were forced to pursue their architecture studies elsewhere. In 1846, Hunt became the first Ameri...
Tuesday, January 30 2018 6:00 PM 7:30 PM

ARDROSSAN: THE LAST GREAT ESTATE ON THE PHILADELPHIA MAIN LINE

ARDROSSAN: THE LAST GREAT ESTATE ON THE PHILADELPHIA MAIN LINE

Philadelphia, PA
Monday, November 13, 20176:00 PM - 7:30 PMThe Union League of Philadelphia140 South Broad StreetPhiladelphia, PA 19102 Few houses remain that are like the Georgian Revival “Big House” on the Ardrossan estate, designed by celebrated classical architect Horace Trumbauer and commissioned by Robert ...
Monday, November 13 2017 6:00 PM 7:30 PM

Proportions Symposium Dinner

Proportions Symposium Dinner

Philadelphia, PA
Private dinner following the Proportions Symposium on Saturday, November 11. Dinner will be held in the Sando Room at the Union League.
Saturday, November 11 2017 5:30 PM 8:00 PM

Proportions Symposium

Proportions Symposium

Philadelphia, PA
Proportion is a key to classical aesthetics, but remains the most misunderstood aspect of architectural design. According to Richard Sammons, an expert in the field of architectural proportion, “without an understanding of proportion and the closely related problem of scale, no architectural ende...
Saturday, November 11 2017 8:45 AM 5:00 PM

Architectural Photography Workshop at Christ Church

Architectural Photography Workshop at Christ Church

Philadelphia, PA
Learn how best to digitally capture the impressive Georgian architecture at Christ Church, where George Washington, Betsy Ross and Benjamin Franklin were regular parishioners. This hands-on workshop will be led by Tom Crane, Philadelphia’s leading architectural photographer. Both general instruct...
Saturday, October 14 2017 1:00 PM 5:00 PM

Money and Mansions: Suburban Residences of Horace Trumbauer

Money and Mansions: Suburban Residences of Horace Trumbauer

Philadelphia, PA
Money & Mansions: Suburban Residences of Horace TrumbauerPrivate tour led by Jim Mundy, Director of Education and Programming of the Abraham Lincoln Foundation of the Union League of PhiladelphiaSaturday, September 239:00AM - 4:30 PMThe group will meet at The Union League of Philadelphia and be t...
Saturday, September 23 2017 9:00 AM 4:30 PM

Drawing Tour of PAFA with Patrick Connors

Drawing Tour of PAFA with Patrick Connors

Philadelphia, PA
Furness & Hewitt’s architectural splendor on North Broad Street, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), will be the subject of a drawing tour with established artist, Patrick Connors. Completed in 1876, the National Historic Landmark building is the third structure to house PAFA and it...
Saturday, September 16 2017 9:45 AM 12:30 PM

Classical Revival in American Decorative Arts: A private tour with Dr. David Barquist

Classical Revival in American Decorative Arts: A private tour with Dr. David Barquist

Philadelphia, PA
Start your weekend off with a Friday evening in the Trumbauer-designed Philadelphia Museum of Art, and a private curator’s tour focusing on classical revival in American decorative arts of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Dr. David Barquist, the H. Richard Dietrich Jr. Curator of American ...
Friday, September 15 2017 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

SPRING SOCIAL AND HOUSE TOUR AT THE HOME OF DEBRA AND DAVID MAGERMAN

SPRING SOCIAL AND HOUSE TOUR AT THE HOME OF DEBRA AND DAVID MAGERMAN

Merion Station, PA
The doors to Debra and David Magerman’s newly constructed 16,000 square foot home will be open to the Philadelphia Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art this spring, for an opportunity to meet old and new friends in a beautiful Main Line setting. Sited on a 4 acre property in M...
Sunday, April 30 2017 2:00 PM 4:00 PM

Mural and Architectural Restoration at the Beasley Building

Mural and Architectural Restoration at the Beasley Building

Philadelphia, PA
Over the course of its 120 year history, the Beasley Building at 1125 Walnut Street has served as an Episcopal church, Jefferson Medical College building, uniform factory, illegal night club, and now – after meticulous restoration efforts – the offices of the Beasley law firm. In conjunction with...
Saturday, April 22 2017 10:00 AM 12:00 PM
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