The American Friends of Attingham supports the work of The Attingham Trust, a British educational charitable trust, that organizes specialized residential courses to study British country houses, their collections and settings, and the history and contents of British royal palaces. The American Friends of Attingham is a 501(c)(3) educational organization that assists the Trust by recruiting and processing applications from candidates living in the United States, and raising scholarship funds for qualifying applicants.



  • Afternoon Tea and Tour at the Rosen House at Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Katonah, New York | Sunday, July 7, 12:30-3:30 pm | More details here | Purchase your ticket here
  • Save The Date! Tour and Reception of Edgewater preserved by the Richard Hampton Jenrette Foundation (previously, the Classical American Homes Preservation Trust) in Barrytown, New York | Tuesday, October 22, 2024 | More details coming soon.
  • Save The Date! Annual Meeting in New York City and online | More details coming soon
  • Save The Date! Annual Fall Benefit Lecture in New York City | Thursday, November 14, beginning at 5:00 pm | More details coming soon.  



  • Explore Oak Spring Garden Foundation featuring expert tours of the rare book collection and horticultural sanctuary at the former home of Rachel Lambert “Bunny” Mellon in Upperville, Virginia | May 2025
  • Study Trip 2025 to Buffalo | June 2025
  • Tracey Albainy Memorial Lecture | summer 2025
  • Virtual Panel, “The Challenges and Benefits of Contemporary Art in Historic Spaces” | summer 2025




The Attingham Summer School

June 29 – July 14, 2024

Royal Collection Studies

September 1-10, 2024