Click to download the PDF:  2018 ICAA Utah Calendar

The ICAA is committed to the understanding and appreciation of classical design.  Our calendar offers something for everyone, from the beginner to the seasoned practitioner.

To register for classes follow the links for each event (no registration needed for free events open to the public).  ICAA members receive discounted or free admission to all ICAA Utah classes as well as all ICAA programs around the country.
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“Is There a Better Way to Teach the Arts?”

Jan 24, 6:30pm
Enos Wall Mansion (Thomas S. Monson Center)
411 E South Temple, SLC
Free and Open to the Public

Do you wish arts education taught more useful skills for making art and buildings beautiful?  You may be surprised at how simple it can be.  Join other supporters of the arts for a presentation by national arts education experts and discover innovative ways that classical art and architecture is being taught around the country.


“The Art & Science of Ornament – Part II”
Thurs, Feb 15 — 6PM-8PM
Fri, Feb 16 — 9AM-3PM
Held at Anthony’s Fine Art – 401E 200S Salt Lake City, UT
$100 ICAA Member – $150 Non-member – $75 Student

“A building without ornament is like the heaven without stars.” – George Santayana
Explore how ornament — well designed and executed — can add beauty and grace to architecture, art, and interiors.

Esquisse Design Competition
Architectural Ornament
Sat, Feb 17 — 9AM-2PM
Held at Anthony’s Fine Art – 401E 200S Salt Lake City, UT
$20 Entrance Fee – Open to all ICAA members

Following the “Art & Science of Ornament” class, enter the esquisse design competition to create an original work of architectural ornament.  Top prize winner will receive $1,000 as well as a bronze casting of his or her winning design.  Specific instructions will be announced on the day of the competition.  Attendance at “The Art and Science of Ornament” class is encouraged but not required.


“Elements of Classicism: The Doric Order”
Feb 28, 3pm – 9pm
Held at the Daughter’s of Utah Pioneers Museum – 300N Main St, Salt Lake City, UT
$50 ICAA Member – $75 Non-member – $5 Students

Learn how the study of the classical orders is an essential foundation to the study of architecture.  Students will study the moldings and proportions of the Doric Order by laying out a column, entablature, and pediment (don’t worry, you’ll know those terms before the class is done). The class will conclude by combining these elements into an architectural composition.


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“What Style is that Building?”
March 1, 6-8pm
Hope Gallery, 151 S. Main St., SLC
Free and open to the public
Part of the 2018 city-wide celebration “On the Trail of the West

Have you ever wanted to know more about why the buildings around us look the way they do?  Join Dr. Josh Probert, one of the leading experts on the history of American decorative arts and aesthetics, as he explores traditional architectural styles of the American West.



Figure Drawing – Theory and Practice
April 12-13
$75 ICAA Member – $100 Non-member – $40 Student

“He who does not master the nude cannot understand the principles of architecture”

Join artists Joseph Brickey and Niki Covington for an enlightening introduction to the theory and practice of figure drawing! April 12th will include a lecture covering theory, and April 13th will feature study from a live model in a studio setting.


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Hands-on Workshop
Traditional Artisan Series
“When we build let us think that we build forever.” – John Ruskin
Wood Paneling and Carving – August 9-11
Stone for Architectural Interiors – September 27-29
Terra Cotta – October 11-13
$150 ICAA Member – $200 Non-member
Full Series (3 classes) $400 ICAA Member – $550 Non-member
(registration coming soon)

Learn the time-tested materials and methods of traditional architecture from world-class experts.  The Traditional Artisan Series is open to anyone interested in learning the craft of traditional building materials.  Tools and materials will be provided for each class.


A ParisArt & Architectural History Tour
Paris, France
May 22-29
$3500 ICAA Members — Includes hotel, meals, and all daily tours
(registration coming soon)

Join Micah Christensen, PhD, for a week in the City of Lights.  Museums in the mornings and architecture in the afternoons each day.


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“An Evening of Surprises”
June 23
(registration coming soon)

The Second Annual Utah Classical Arts Gala celebrates the achievements and aspirations of the classical tradition in Utah.  This year promises to be even better than the first.


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Watercolor Sketching and Rendering
November 1-2
$100 ICAA Member – $150 Non-member
(registration coming soon)

Learn how to use watercolor techniques to record observations, convey a sense of place and light, and communicate impressions of the built, natural, and imagined worlds.