The American Academy in Rome is pleased to present the winners of the 118th annual Rome Prize Competition. The names were announced at the Arthur & Janet C. Ross Rome Prize Ceremony held at the Harmonie Club in New York City on 10 April.   Recipients of the 2014-2015 Rome Prizes are provided with a fellowship that includes a stipend, a s...

The American Academy in Rome today announced that archaeologist and educator Kimberly Bowes, FAAR'06, has been named the 22nd Director of the American Academy in Rome. The appointment was announced today by Academy President/CEO Mark Robbins, FAAR'97.   She succeeds Professor Christopher S. Celenza, FAAR'94, who will step down...

Countries often become embattled over territory disputes, political turmoil and controversial leadership, and neighboring countries question their role in assisting the citizens in the warring country. In the mid-19th century, Italy experienced such a struggle, called the Risorgimento, which Dr. Etta Madden, professor of English at Missouri State U...

The exhibition, promoted by the DEPART Foundation, features work created by artists who live and work in the United States and who use different media, such as painting, photography, graphics, sculpture, installation and video.   The exhibition reinterprets the meaning of the word "Americana", playing with the ideas of patriotism and positiv...

L'American Academy in Rome ha assegnato il Premio McKim 2012 al Maestro Riccardo Muti. Il riconoscimento rende omaggio al grande talento artistico e all'indiscusso contributo del Maestro al mondo della musica classica nell'arco della sua brillante carriera internazionale. La McKim Medal verrà consegnata al Maestro Muti lunedì 28 maggio durante l'o...

The American Academy in Rome seeks to appoint a scholar to serve as interim Andrew W. Mellon Professor-in-Charge of the School of Classical Studies for one year beginning summer 2014, to replace the current Mellon Professor Kimberly Bowes, who will move into the role of Director as of 1 July 2014.   The School of Classical Studies represents...

After a year-long strategic planning process, the American Academy has launched important changes to the format and content of its public programming in the humanities. The AAR has long hosted major public conferences and lectures in the humanities.   A series of self-studies and consultations with former Fellows and Trustees have yielded a...

Valentina Moncada Di Paternò, Dinner ChairmanHonorary Dinner ChairmenThe Honorable and Mrs. David H. ThorneMercedes T. Bass   Purchase tickets

Il Presidente dell'American Academy in Rome, Mark Robbins e il Direttore, Christopher S. Celenza hanno il piacere di invitarla all'evento   Roma Capitale e l'American Academy in Rome: cento anni di collaborazione In occasione del centenario di collaborazione tra Roma Capitale e l'American Academy in Rome è prevista la firma di un Proto...

In 2014, the American Academy in Rome celebrates the centenary of its main building, the only project designed by the legendary architectural firm McKim, Mead White in Europe.   Marking the occasion, this exhibition of drawings, plans, photographs and other archival material, curated by noted architectural historian Marida Talamona, traces t...