Year of Palladio

Calendar of Events – Past Events

March

March 1st – Palladio: The Villas of the Veneto.
Birbeck Continuing Education History of Art Society (London) will host a lecture by Dr. Joachim Strupp entitled “Palladio: The Villas of the Veneto.” For more information, please follow the link. http://www.ulemhas.org.uk/programme2007.htm

March 14 – June 17, 2008Harmony to the Eyes: Charting Palladio’s Architecture from Rome to Baltimore
The George Peabody Library, 17 E. Mount Vernon Place

Jointly organized by the Sheridan Libraries and the Homewood Museum at The Johns Hopkins University, the exhibit includes “more than 75 magnificent objects from the Sheridan Libraries’ special collections trace Palladio’s lasting legacy on building design, particularly Baltimore.” The exhibit “includes a selection of first edition printed treatises and original prints, as well as relevant photographs, architectural models, and a computer reconstruction of pilgrimage routes recommended by Palladio in his two famous guides to Rome.”

For more information of the exhibit and opening reception visit http://www.library.jhu.edu/about/news/exhibits/palladio.html

April


Friday, April 11, 2008Homewood Museum’s 8th Annual Baltimore’s Great Architects Symposium: Andrea Palladio from Rome to Baltimore

Explore the current research on Palladio and his lasting influence on building design in America. The symposium will be held at the Walters Art Museum, Graham Auditorium. For full details and directions, visit http://www.museums.jhu.edu/symposium/ and for more information and registration forms.

9th – 13thJefferson and Palladio in Virginia, a Travel Program presented by the Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America. For more information call 800-390-5536 or email [email protected]

13th – 18th — Private Paris, a Travel Program presented by the Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America and arranged by Pamela Huntington Darling Associates. For more information email [email protected]

26th – The Charlotte Chapter continues its celebration of Palladio’s 500th birthday with a tour of the house and gardens owned by Dr. and Mrs. Zimmerman of Davidson, NC. The Zimmermans have offered this special glimpse of of their Palladian inspired home to members of the ICA&CA. For further information and questions, please email the Charlotte Chapter at [email protected] or phone (704) 602-4894.

May

10th – 16th — London Drawing Tour with Sir John Soane’s Museum, a Travel Program presented by the Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America. For more information call 800-390-5536 or email [email protected]

12th – The Southern California Chapter presents, a lecture by Tracy Cooper on “Palladio’s Venice: Architecture and Society in a Renaissance Republic.”
Time: 6:00 p.m. reception; 7:00 p.m. lecture
Location: The Barn Studio at Nancy Goslee Power and Associates
1660 Stanford Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404
Tickets: $40 ($20 ICA&CA members) Please contact SoCal Chapter Coordinator, Diane Sipos, at (310) 396-4379, or please visit http://www.classicist-socal.org

17th – 23rd – Classical Finland, a Travel Program presented by the Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America. For more information call 800-390-5536 or email [email protected]

June

14th – Particularly appropriate for the Year of Palladio the culminating event of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter’s Spring activities will take place in Annapolis, Maryland at two of the finest examples of Palladio’s influence in America. On June 14th, a multi-faceted event is planned that begins with a private tour and sketching session of Hammond-Harwood House, which was built in 1774 by English architect William Buckland during a prosperous interlude. The tour will be followed by the forth annual spring dinner at the Paca House. The event is coordinated by the Annapolis-based firms of Graham Landscape Architects and Good Architecture. For more information about Mid-Atlantic Chapter, please contact Hope Cooley, Chapter Coordinator, at [email protected].

Festival Tours will offer and 8-day tour of Palladio’s buildings in Venice and Vicenza in celebration of the architect’s 500th birthday. For more information and for costs and dates, please follow the link. http://www.festivaltour.org/architecturetours.php

Drury University will offer 3-week and 5-week study abroad programs in Venice and its surrounding territory “relationships between geography, culture, architecture and art” and visiting many of Palladio’s monuments. For more information and for costs and dates, please follow the link. http://www.drury.edu/multinl/story.cfm

July

Drury University’s 5-week study abroad program continues into the first week of July. For more information and for costs and dates, please follow the link. http://www.drury.edu/multinl/story.cfm

14th — The Greenwich Decorative and Fine Arts Society (London) will host an as-yet-to-be-titled lecture by accomplished speaker and tour leader Elizabeth Gordon on Palladio and his legacy. For more information, please follow the link. http://www.gdfas.org/events.php

September

3rd – 20thNew Palladians Exhibition – To mark the 500th Birthday of Andrea Palladio, The Traditional Architecture Group at the RIBA and The Princes Foundation for the Built Environment have organized an exhibition of works by the world’s leading practitioners of contemporary Classicism and Traditional Architecture from the UK, Europe, USA and Australia. The exhibition celebrates the continuity of the classical and vernacular principles of Palladio’s timeless, robust, and sustainable culture of building and design into the 21st Century. Details available at The Prince’s Foundation

20th – 27th — Irish Palladian Country Houses, a Travel Program presented by the Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America. For more information call 800-390-5536 or email [email protected]

22 – 26thVeranda Designer’s Tour – Venice
Veranda hosts its second Designers’ Tour, a five-day excursion to Venice and the Veneto. The tour celebrates the great contributions the region has made to architecture and the decorative arts. It includes: intimate gatherings hosted in private Venetian palaces; behind the scenes tours of Venice’s great decorative arts ateliers; curated visits to Palladio’s masterful villas in celebration of Palladio’s 500th birthday; wine tasting and trips along the Grand Canal and accomodations at the five-star Hotel Danieli. For tour information and bookings, please contact Dynamica Travel at 212-370-1528 or [email protected]