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Victorian Society in America Summer Schools

Type: Conferences & Symposia [View all]
Posted by: Victorian Society in America
Deadline: Thu, March 1st, 2018

The Victorian Society in America invites you to study architecture, art, landscape, and preservation at one of our internationally-acclaimed Summer Schools in Newport, Chicago, and London. You will enjoy lectures by leading scholars, private tours of historic sites, engaging social experiences, and opportunities to get behind the scenes at museums and galleries. Open to graduate students, academics, architects, and the general public. Applications are due March 1st!

NEWPORT (June 1-10) Join renowned architectural historian Richard Guy Wilson on this 10-day program in Newport, Rhode Island, exploring the "Queen" of American resorts and its environs. Visit The Breakers and McKim, Mead & White’s Isaac Bell House as well as Victorian gardens, historic churches and stunning Tiffany windows!  

CHICAGO (June 14-19) The six-day Chicago summer school focuses on the American roots of Modernism, visiting private and public buildings, parks and landscapes with access to some of the era’s most iconic spaces: H. H. Richardson’s Glessner House, Burnham & Root’s Rookery Building, and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Home and Studio, among others. 

LONDON (June 30-July 15) Spend two weeks exploring Victorian art, architecture and design in London, the Midlands, and the West Country. Tour the Palace of Westminster, Lincoln’s Inn and Leighton House in London, the great Victorian industrial centers cities Liverpool and Manchester, and visit iconic Arts and Crafts sites such as Emery Walker House and Kelmscott Manor. 

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Posted on Thu, January 11th, 2018
Expires on Thu, March 1st, 2018

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