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August 2015

August 24, 2015

Sandro La Barbera takes an in-depth look at Vergil's Culex

The American Academy in Rome constitutes a kind of bridge between the US and Italy. Most often it leads eastwards across the Atlantic, with American Fellows, Residents, and visitors coming to stay on the Janiculum, but sometimes traffic runs the opposite direction. 

August 19, 2015

Cinematographeum silens - Resurrecting Ancient Rome Through Silent Film

Ancient Rome was fast-forwarded to the twentieth century at this year’s Jerome lecture series, delivered by the eminent Latin professor Maria Wyke from University College London (UCL). 

August 04, 2015

Carin Goldberg Curates the Vernacular Ephemera of Rome

What defines the experience of a city? What codes and idioms—verbal and other—do you need to know to feel truly at home?

August 03, 2015

New Connections in the History of Italian Photography

In 1949, the French critic André Malraux made an observation that suggested 

June 2015

June 12, 2015

McKim Gala 2015: una meravigliosa notte a Roma

Oltre 475 ospiti si sono riuniti all'American Academy in Rome per onorare Carlo Petrini e Paolo Sorrentino in occasione dell'edizione 2015 del McKim Medal Gala. Una grande varietà di luminari Italiani ed Americani nel mondo dell’arte, moda, business e quello accademico hanno conversato, apprezzato i cocktail e la musica a lume di candela nei giardini di Villa Aurelia. La serata era un garden party in stile moderno ideato dalla regista e filantropa Ginevra Elkann, Presidente del Gala.

June 01, 2015

Italian Fellow Daniele Giorgi Shines a New Light on Giotto

Despite the fact that Italian Renaissance painter Giotto is renowned for reintroducing realistic expression into Western art, his life is largely shrouded in mystery.

May 2015

May 28, 2015

Welcome to the spring 2015 issue of AAR Magazine

In this issue of AAR Magazine, we invite you
to meet the community of artists, writers, scholars, and composers who are living and working at the American Academy in Rome.

May 08, 2015

Charles Mayton, Tableau Table Tavolo

Telling stories across the “table” animates Charles Mayton’s first solo show in Italy at the American Academy in Rome, which runs through through 10 May.

April 2015

April 22, 2015

Presenting the 2015–2016 Rome Prize Winners

The American Academy in Rome recently announced the winners of the Rome Prize Fellowship

April 22, 2015

2015 NYC Spring Gala

The American Academy in Rome’s 2015 Spring Gala was held last Wednesday at the Waldorf Astoria in New York.  The festive event honored three individuals whose work in the arts and humanities represents the very best of the energetic scholarly and artistic activity that takes place at the American Academy in Rome every day. Photographer and visual artist Carrie Mae Weems, FAAR ’06, New York Review of Books editor Robert B.

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