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Upcoming Events

Institute of Classical Architecture and Art, Philadelphia

Plein Air Sketch Tour of Carpenter’s Hall and Surrounding 18th Century Buildings

Philadelphia, PA
The characteristics of watercolor wash, with its transparency and ability to be graduated, make it ideal for conveying atmosphere and distance. In this one-day seminar and workshop, led by architect and watercolorist Camer... read more

Contemporary Classical Architecture

Philadelphia, PA
Join us for this special talk by John B. Murray, AIA — a recognized leader in adapting classical design principles for contemporary life, creating elegant and gracious urban and country residences. His firm, John B. Murray... read more

Athens on High Street: Walking Tour of West Chester, Pennsylvania

West Chester, PA
This two hour walking tour, guided by Anne Krulikowski, PhD, Associate Professor of History at West Chester University, explores the varied and sometimes impressive architecture of the borough of West Chester with a specia... read more

Robert Venturi's Rome

Philadelphia, PA
Robert Venturi’s Rome10th Anniversary Alvin Holm Lecture/SymposiumFeaturing Stephen Harby, Frederick Fisher, and Steven SemesIncludes seated breakfast and lunch.
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Past Events

Private Tour: Longwood Gardens Main Fountain Restoration

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 Gardens' Main Fountain Garden as the finest performance fountain in the world. After a three-year renovation by an all-star-cast of designers, this legendary space reopened to the p...
Thursday, August 15 2019 5:30 PM 10:00 PM

From the Schuylkill to the Hudson: Landscapes of the Early American Republic

From the Schuylkill to the Hudson: Landscapes of the Early American Republic

Philadelphia, PA
6:00pm Cocktails (cash bar), 6:30pm Program in The Grant Room Please join us at the Union League for a Library Hour program featuring Anna O. Marley, Curator of American Historical Art at The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, who will delve into the important and underexplored tradition of ...
Wednesday, July 10 2019 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

Trumbauer Triplets: Elstowe, Chelten House, Georgian Terrace in Elkins Park

Trumbauer Triplets: Elstowe, Chelten House, Georgian Terrace in Elkins Park

Elkins Park, PA
Spend the afternoon touring three delightful domiciles—Chelton House, Elstowe Manor, and Georgian Terrace, designed by one of Philadelphia’s greatest architects, Horace Trumbauer, for one of Philadelphia’s greatest families, the Elkins. Looking at the Trumbauer Triplets, it’s hard to believe the...
Sunday, June 23 2019 2:00 PM 4:00 PM

Celebrating the 300th Anniversary of William Trent House

Celebrating the 300th Anniversary of William Trent House

Trenton, NJ
Please join us to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the William Trent House, recipient of a 2019 Preservation Achievement Grand Jury Award from the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia. Get an inside look at the interior renovation from expert guides, enjoy plentiful food (passed hors ...
Saturday, June 1 2019 4:00 PM 7:00 PM

Making Dystopia

Making Dystopia

Philadelphia, PA
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.  Sponsored by Freeman's Auctioneers and Appraisers Join us at the Union League of Philadelphia for a lecture by distinguished architectural historian James Steven Curl on his new book, Making Dystopia.  Making Dystopia tells the story of the advent of architectura...
Wednesday, May 8 2019 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

FRAMING RITTENHOUSE SQUARE: A WALKING TOUR OF HISTORIC WINDOWS AND DOORS

FRAMING RITTENHOUSE SQUARE: A WALKING TOUR OF HISTORIC WINDOWS AND DOORS

Philadelphia, PA
SPONSORED BY NORTH AMERICAN WINDOW & DOOR and KOLBE WINDOWS AND DOORS Group meets at 10:30 AM Meeting location: The Union League of Philadelphia The neighborhoods surrounding Rittenhouse Square provide some of the most intriguing and diverse forms of domestic and institutional architecture in P...
Saturday, April 27 2019 10:30 AM 1:30 PM

Architectural Rendering in Wash

Architectural Rendering in Wash

Philadelphia, PA
THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT! To put your name on the waiting list, please email [email protected] Saturday, March 30: The workshop will run from 9:00AM-2:00PMSunday, March 31: The workshop will run from 9:00AM-6:00PM This two-day workshop, taught by architectural illustrator David Genther (www...
Sat, Mar 30 2019 9:00 AM Sun, Mar 31 2019 3:00 PM

The Adam Family: The Scottish Architects Who Changed the World

The Adam Family: The Scottish Architects Who Changed the World

Philadelphia, PA
The Scottish Architects Who Changed the World The Adam brothers reigned supreme in Britain for most of the last half of the 18th century as the ultimate arbiters of taste and style. They designed everything from country houses and London townhouses to theaters, bridges, and government buildings....
Monday, January 28 2019 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

Second Biennial Trumbauer Awards

Second Biennial Trumbauer Awards

Philadelphia, PA
THE TRUMBAUER AWARDS ARE STILL SCHEDULED FOR THIS EVENING. WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THERE! The Philadelphia Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA) is excited to announce the Second Biennial Trumbauer Awards, to be bestowed on November 15, 2018, in the Trumbauer-desi...
Thursday, November 15 2018 6:00 PM 9:00 PM
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