November 2013

November 14, 2013

Dan Visconti is Inspired by ‘The Pines of Rome’ Atop the Gianicolo

Dan Visconti is the winner of the Samuel Barber Rome Prize in Musical Composition and a Composer in Arlington, VA.

November 11, 2013

Arthur & Janet C. Ross Library Launches Open Source Integrated Library System

The Arthur & Janet C. Ross Library recently completed its first step toward a more advanced search experience and to initiating a circulation system by launching its new catalog at  

November 05, 2013

Rita Volpe and Sovrintendenza Present New Discoveries Under Trajan’s Baths

Last Wednesday the American Academy welcomed Professor Rita Volpe and the Sovrintendenza Capitolina ai Beni Culturali to discuss some extraordinary recent discoveries beneath the Baths of Trajan.

November 05, 2013

Catherine Wagner Investigates Reconstruction Through Materials in Various States of Reparation

Catherine Wagner is the winner of the Abigail Cohen Rome Prize in Design, a Professor in the Department of Art at Mills College, and a Visual Artist who resides in San Francisco.

November 05, 2013

AAR Launches Summer Skills Courses in Archaeology

The American Academy in Rome will restart its summer archaeology program this summer with new courses designed to train students in 21st century skills.

October 2013

October 31, 2013

Having the Conversations That Matter

In 2010 Academy Director Christopher S. Celenza, FAAR’94, began the “Conversations That Matter” series with the aim of fostering discussions on mainstream issues in the public eye that affect society as whole, both inside and outside academia.

October 30, 2013

Mark Robbins, FAAR’97, Named New President of the American Academy in Rome

“On behalf of the Board of Trustees and the Presidential Search Committee I am enormously pleased to announce the selection of Mark Robbins, FAAR’97, as the President and CEO-elect of the American Academy in Rome,” said Mary Margaret Jones, FAAR’97, Chairman of the Academy, in a statement released today.

October 24, 2013

Dan Hurlin Gravitates Towards Puppetry, Bramante, and the Italian Futurist Movement

Dan Hurlin is the winner of the Jesse Howard, Jr. Rome Prize in Visual Arts, the Director of the Graduate Program in Theatre and a Professor of Theatre and Dance at Sarah Lawrence College, and an Artist in New York City.

October 22, 2013

Patricia Cronin and the Ghosts of Rome Past

Patricia Cronin, FAAR’07, was back in Rome this month for the opening of her new exhibition, Machines, Gods and Ghosts, at the Centrale Montemartini Museum on via Ostiense. 

October 21, 2013

Hamlett Dobbins Stays Connected to Memphis by the Tiber River in Rome

Hamlett Dobbins is the winner of the Jules Guerin Rome Prize in Visual Arts, the Director of the Clough-Hanson Gallery at Rhodes College, and an artist in Memphis, Tennessee.