Past Events

Holiday Party

Thursday, December 7th
6:30pm-8:30pm

Darlington House
Main Dining Room
1610 20th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009

The Washington Mid Atlantic Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art invites you to join us for some holiday cheer and merriment.

This event is for members only. 

Please consider bringing one guest who would be interested in joining the ICAA WMA Chapter.

RSVP by November 30th

Social Sketching: Columns & Coffee at the Freer Gallery of Art

Saturday, December 9th
10am - 1pm

The Freer Gallery of Art
1050 Independence Ave. SW
We will meet at the Starbucks at 1201 Maryland Ave SW at
10:00am

Columns & Coffee is a monthly social sketching excursion led by the L’Enfants, the emerging architects branch of the ICAA Washington Mid Atlantic Chapter.

Anyone with an interest in sketching and/or connecting with other artists and architects is encouraged to attend.

 

Due to scheduling conflicts, the December Columns & Coffee has relocated from its original location.

 

This month, we will be sketching the Freer Gallery of Art.
Although it’s primary subject is Asian art, this Smithsonian is arguably best known for housing Whistler’s Peacock Room.
The gallery recently re-opened after renovations.

 

Participants should be prepared to bring their own materials.

We will be sketching for about 2.5-3 hours, but people are welcome to come and go as they please.

Cost: FREE

Image courtesy of Anthony DiManno

Social Sketching: Columns & Coffee at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

Saturday, January 13th
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Ave, NW
The group will meet at the Starbucks at H and 14th at 10:00AM.

Columns & Coffee is a monthly social sketching excursion led by the L’Enfants, the emerging architects branch of the ICAA Washington Mid Atlantic Chapter.

Anyone with an interest in sketching and/or connecting with other artists and architects is encouraged to attend.
This month, the group will be sketching indoors at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. The firm of Wood, Donn & Deming designed this building, which opened in 1908 as the headquarter of Washington’s Grand Masonic Lodge. Since 1987, it has been occupied by the NMWA. The interior features an ornate Grand Hall and mezzanines, as well as an auditorium space for private events.


Participants should be prepared to bring their own materials.

We will be sketching for about 2.5-3 hours, but people are welcome to come and go as they please.

Cost: $ 10 (general admission to museum).

Image courtesy of National Park Service/Thomas B. Muth, FAIA

Private Lunchtime Architectural Tour of John Russell Pope’s Scottish Rite Temple

Thursday, February 15th
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

House of the Temple, front porch
1733 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009

Join the ICAA Washington Mid Atlantic Chapter for popular lunchtime tour of John Russell Pope’s House of the Temple for the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry.

The building was completed in 1915 and modeled after the tomb of the Mausolus at Halicarnassus. The design won Pope the Gold Medal of the Architectural League of New York in 1917 and has made the lists of his most important buildings ever since.

Cost: Members $15, L’Enfants $10, Non-members $25.

 

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L’Enfants Annual Anniversary Celebration

Wednesday, January 31st
6:30PM-9:00PM

Shaw’s Tavern
520 Florid a Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20001

Join us for the third annual anniversary gathering of the L’Enfants!

We will meet at Shaw’s Tavern for drinks and light hors d’oeuvres. It will be a time to socialize, to talk about the direction of the club, and to make some announcements of upcoming events!

This event is open to members and non-members alike so please do share this
invitation to anyone you know who might be interested in joining our group of young
professionals. Our members share interests ranging from drawing and sketching, to
expanding their knowledge of the classical arts, to learning about the rich traditions of local art and architecture right here in Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia.

Cost: FREE. RSVP is required.

RSVP to Hannah Myers at HMyers@barnesvanze.com

Thanks to Traditional Building for sponsoring this event.

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