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Memories from the Academy, 1955
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Frank Stella, RAAR'83
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Stefano Maccagno at the 2015 Jerome Lectures.
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Andy Akiho (2015 Fellow) performing at Cabaret 2015.
Photo by Christine Butler
Mission-2015
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Michael Graves, , FAAR'62, RAAR'79
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2015 Cinque Mostre – Francesca Grilli, Gold Revolution.
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Meteor Stream Recital by Terry Adkins, FAAR'10
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Sarah Oppenheimer, FAAR'11
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Carrie Mae Weems, FAAR'06 and Anita Berrizbeitia, FAAR'06
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
Photo by Cristina Puglisi
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
Photo by Mimmo Capone
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Music Room
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Sala
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Music Room
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Villa Aurelia
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Music Room
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Villa Aurelia
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Music Room
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia. Photo: Hannah O Grady
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia ca. 1909
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia, 1895
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia, 1895
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
Photo by Cristina Puglisi
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia ca. 1909
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
Photo by Mimmo Capone
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Terrace
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Villa Aurelia
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Sala
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia. Photo: Hannah O Grady
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
Photo by Maria Cox
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Villa Aurelia
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Terrace
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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Villa Aurelia
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The Library
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Buonanno Folio Reading Room
Photo by Mimmo Capone
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The Library
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Library Books
Photo by Annie Schlechter
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The Library
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Library Reader
Photo by Mimmo Capone
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The Library
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Photo Archive
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The Library
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Barbara Goldsmith Rare Book Room, Designed by Michael Graves, FAAR'62, RAAR'79 & Associates, 1996
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The Library
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Charles Follen McKim
Photo by Jonathan Wallen
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The Library
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Library Reading Room
Photo by Annie Schlechter
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The Library
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The Arthur Ross Reading Room
Photo by Annie Schlechter
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The Library
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Barbara Goldsmith Rare Book Room
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The Library
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Buonanno Folio Reading Room
Photo by Mimmo Capone
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The Library
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The Arthur Ross Reading Room
Photo by Annie Schlechter
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The Library
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Photo Archive
Photo by Annie Schlechter
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The Library
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Library Readers, 1951
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The Library
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Buonanno Folio Reading Room
Photo by Mimmo Capone
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The Library
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Library Reader
Photo by Annie Schlechter
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The Library
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The Library
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Photo Archive
Photo by Annie Schlechter
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The Library
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Library Stacks
Photo by Mimmo Capone
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The Library
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Library Readers
Photo by Annie Schlechter
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The Library
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Library Patrons, 1933
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The Library
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Aerial View
Photo by Mimmo Capone
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The Library
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Library Readers
Photo by Annie Schlechter
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The Library
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Library Reader
Photo by Annie Schlechter
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The Library
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Library Stacks
Photo by Mimmo Capone
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The Library
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Library Offices
Photo by Mimmo Capone
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The Gardens
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The Mercedes T. and Sid R. Bass Garden
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The Gardens
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Greenhouse
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The Gardens
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The Mercedes T. and Sid R. Bass Garden
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The Gardens
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The Rome Sustainable Food Project Garden Beds
Photo by Marie Dolcini
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The Gardens
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The Villa Aurelia Gardens
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The Gardens
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The Villa Aurelia Gardens Cistern
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The Gardens
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The Mercedes T. and Sid R. Bass Garden
Photo by Richard Barnes, FAAR'06
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The Gardens
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Annual Soccer Game, 2007
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The Gardens
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The Mercedes T. and Sid R. Bass Garden
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The Gardens
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The Mercedes T. and Sid R. Bass Garden
Photo by Richard Barnes
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The Gardens
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The Villa Aurelia Gardens
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The Gardens
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Waterlily Fountain
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The Gardens
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The Mercedes T. and Sid R. Bass Garden
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The Gardens
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The Villa Aurelia Gardens
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The Gardens
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The Villa Aurelia Gardens
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The Gardens
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The Mercedes T. and Sid R. Bass Garden
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The Gardens
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The Villa Aurelia Gardens
Photo by Robert Reck
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The Gardens
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The Mercedes T. and Sid R. Bass Garden
Photo by Richard Barnes, FAAR'06
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The Gardens
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Annual Soccer Game, 2007
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The Gardens
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The Mercedes T. and Sid R. Bass Garden
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The Gardens
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The Mercedes T. and Sid R. Bass Garden
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The Gardens
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Annual Soccer Game, 2007
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The Gardens
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The Villa Aurelia Gardens
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The Gardens
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The Mercedes T. and Sid R. Bass Garden
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The Gardens
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The Mercedes T. and Sid R. Bass Garden
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The Gardens
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The Mercedes T. and Sid R. Bass Garden
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The Gardens
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Casa Rustica
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The Gardens
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The Gardens
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The Mercedes T. and Sid R. Bass Garden
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The Gardens
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The Mercedes T. and Sid R. Bass Garden
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The Academy
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The Mercedes T. and Sid R. Bass Garden
Photo: Jonathan Wallen
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The Academy
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Apartment Kitchen
Photo by Annie Schlechter
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The Academy
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The Academy Bar
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The Academy
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Dining Room
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The Academy
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Study
Photo by Annie Schlechter
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The Academy
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Setting Up for Lunch in the Cortile
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The Academy
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Entrance of the McKim, Mead & White Building
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The Academy
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The Mercedes T. and Sid R. Bass Fountain
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The Academy
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Artist Studio
Photo by Margaret Monteith
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The Academy
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McKim, Mead & White Building
Photo: Richard Barnes, FAAR'06
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The Academy
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The Paul Manship Fountain in the Cortile
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The Academy
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Chiaraviglio
Photo by Richard Barnes, FAAR'06
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The Academy
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The McKim, Mead & White Building
Photo: Jonathan Wallen
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The Academy
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Aerial View of the Janiculum
Photo: Alex MacLean, FAAR'04
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The Academy
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Casa Rustica
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The Academy
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Piano in Casa Rustica
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The Academy
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Studio
Photo by Jonathan Wallen
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The Academy
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Apartment Living Room
Photo by Annie Schlechter
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The Academy
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Detail of the Cryptoporticus
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The Academy
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Dining Room
Photo by Margaret Monteith
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The Academy
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The McKim, Mead & White Building
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The Academy
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The McKim, Mead & White Building, also known as The Academy Building
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The Academy
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Casa Rustica
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The Academy
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Setting a Dining Table
Photo by Margaret Monteith
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The Academy
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Foyer of the McKim, Mead, and White Building
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The Academy
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The Norton-Van Buren Seminar Room
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The Academy
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The Cortile During the 400th Anniversary of Galileo Event
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The Academy
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The Cryptoporticus
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The Academy
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American Academy in Rome
Photo: Alex MacLean, FAAR'04
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The Academy
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View of Rome from Villa Aurelia
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The Academy
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Studio Skylights
Photo: Jonathan Wallen
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The Academy
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Lunch in the Dining Room
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The Academy
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The McKim, Mead & White Building
Photo: Robert Reck

Founded in 1895 as the American School of Classical Studies in Rome (which merged into the Academy in 1913), the Academy's scholarly division offers fellowships in all phases of Italy's history and culture, from the ancient world to modern times. Each year, through its Rome Prize competition, the Academy awards twelve fellowships for research in Ancient Studies, Medieval Studies, Renaissance and Early Modern Studies, and Italian Studies.

The mission of the American Academy in Rome, founded in 1894, is to foster the pursuit of advanced research and independent study in the fine arts and humanities.

The School of Fine Arts provides support to the annual Rome Prize Fellows in architecture, design arts, historic preservation and conservation, landscape architecture, literature, musical composition, and visual arts. The School of Fine Arts also sponsors public programs to provide Fellows a cultural bridge between the United States, Italy, and Europe.

What is the American Academy in Rome?
The American Academy in Rome is the oldest American overseas center for independent study and advanced research in the arts and humanities. Each year, through a national juried competition, the Academy offers approximately 30 Rome Prize fellowships.

Where is the American Academy in Rome located?
The Academy is located on the Janiculum hill in Rome, Italy. For a map and directions from the airport, please click here.