Photo of Crossness Pumping Station

Victorian Society in America Summer School Programs

Summer Programs in Newport, Chicago, and London

Study nineteenth- and early twentieth-century architecture, design, and the arts at one of the Victorian Society in America’s internationally acclaimed Summer Schools! Explore the roots of American modernism during our six-day Chicago program (June 11-16); visit The Breakers and McKim, Mead & White’s Isaac Bell House, gardens, historic churches, and stunning Tiffany windows on our ten-day course in Newport, Rhode Island (May 29-June 7); or spend two weeks examining nineteenth-century art, architecture, and design in London, the Midlands, and the West Country (June 27-July 12)! Enjoy lectures by leading scholars, private tours of historic sites, and opportunities to get behind-the-scenes at museums and galleries. Open to graduate students, academics, architects, and knowledgeable enthusiasts. Full and partial scholarships are available for qualified US and non-US candidates. Applications are due by March 2, 2020.

More information and online applications can be found at or by contacting the Summer Schools Administrator at


Photo of Ochre Court

Ochre Court (Richard Morris Hunt, 1892), Newport, Rhode Island. Photo by John Waters.

Photo of the inside of the Auditorium Theater

The Auditorium Theater (Adler & Sullivan, 1886-90), Chicago, Illinois. Photo by John Waters.

Photo of Crossness Pumping Station

Cover Image: Crossness Pumping Station (J. Bazalgette and C. H. Driver, 1865), London. Photo by Heather Fearnbach.

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