International Association of Lyceum Clubs
|Predecessor||International Lyceum Club for Women Artists and Writers|
|Founded at||128 Piccadilly, London, England|
The club was formed as a place for women involved with literature, journalism, art, science and medicine to meet in an atmosphere that was similar to the men's professional clubs of that era. Woman would be able to hold meetings, provide meals, and accommodations in a professional environment.
Constance Smedley founded the first club as the International Lyceum Club for Women Artists and Writers at 128 Piccadilly in London. Sister organizations were soon established in Berlin, Florence and Paris.
Countries with Lyceum Clubs
Some countries have multiple clubs
- New Zealand
- United Kingdom
- United States of America
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