Designed graphic element with five small pictures of the Academy and its Fellows, along with the words Rome Prize Ceremony April 23
Friday, April 23, 2021–1:00 PM

2021 Arthur and Janet C. Ross Rome Prize Ceremony

Color photograph of six archaeologists in an excavation site, digging, dusting, and writing
Thursday, May 6, 2021–6:00 PM

An Inside Look at AAR Affiliated Excavation Projects

A hand-drawn engraved and printed map of Naples by Étienne Du Perac and Antoine Lafréry from 1566
Monday, May 10, 2021 3:00 PM–7:00 PM

The City: Traces of Urban Memories

Reading the City - Camoni
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 6:00 PM–7:30 PM

Reading the City | Leggere la città

Aluminum Forest - Villa Aurelia Gardens
Thursday, May 20, 2021 6:30 PM–8:00 PM

Aluminum Forest: Sonic Installations and Improvisations at the American Academy in Rome

News

The Keys to the Castle: An Interview with Tomaso De Luca

Marla Stone to Be AAR’s Next Andrew W. Mellon Humanities Professor

Announcing the Spring 2021 Residents

Rome Prize

Time and Space to Think and Work

For over a century, the Rome Prize has supported innovative and cross-disciplinary work in the arts and humanities. Each year, the prize is awarded to about thirty artists and scholars who represent the highest standard of excellence and who are in the early or middle stages of their careers.

Meet the Fellows

Color portrait of Lindsay Sheedy from the waist up, wearing a dark green dress, facing forward, and standing against a neutral gray background

Lindsay Sheedy

Renaissance & Early Modern Studies
Color head-and-shoulders portrait of Maggie L. Popkin

Maggie L. Popkin

Ancient Studies
Black and white portrait of the torso and arms of Kevin Benham, seated at an outdoor table

Kevin Benham

Landscape Architecture
Color photographic portrait of Rebecca Levitan wearing a white top

Rebecca Levitan

Ancient Studies
Color portrait of Alexandra Kleeman from the waist up and wearing a black dress, with her body facing forward and her head turned to her left

Alexandra Kleeman

Literature
Color portrait of the head and shoulders of David Serlin wearing glasses and smiling

David Serlin

Architecture
Color portrait of the head and shoulders of Danny Smith, wearing glasses and a white open-collared shirt and facing forward

Danny Smith

Medieval Studies
Black and white portrait of Jennifer Packer seated on a sofa, wearing glasses with a crossed leg and an arm stretched across the back of the sofa

Jennifer Packer

Visual Arts
Color portrait of the head and shoulders of Paulette Marie Singley, set against a black background

Paulette Marie Singley

Historic Preservation & Conservation
Color profile portrait of Steven Parker from the waist up, playing a brass instrument that looks like a euphonium

Steve Parker

Design
Color portrait of William Dougherty, wearing a light blue shirt and tan sportscoat

William Dougherty

Musical Composition
Color photographic portrait of Christy Q. Schirmer with glasses and a blue top, with a large aloe plant and a wooden fence behind her

Christy Q. Schirmer

Ancient Studies
Color portrait of the head of Rebecca Messbarger, sitting in an office in front of a bookshelf

Rebecca Messbarger

Renaissance & Early Modern Studies
Color portrait of Katy Barkan, facing the camera and wearing a black dress with short, scattered white lines

Katy Barkan

Architecture
Color head-and-shoulders portrait of Dillon Gisch

Dillon Gisch

Ancient Studies
Black and white portrait of the head and shoulders of Carla Keyvanian, in an outdoor location

Carla Keyvanian

Renaissance & Early Modern Studies
Color portrait of the head and torso of Matthew H. Ellis, facing forward, wearing glasses, and standing in front of an ornately decorated wall with a mirror

Matthew H. Ellis

Modern Italian Studies
Color portrait of Katherine Balch, turned three-quarters, wearing glasses and a tan coat over a gray top, and standing next to a concrete ledge in an outdoor location

Katherine Balch

Musical Composition
Color portrait of the head and shoulders of Jean Dommermuth

Jean Dommermuth

Historic Preservation & Conservation
Color portrait of the head and shoulders of Therese Wadden

Terese Wadden

Design
Black and white portrait of Robert Gerard Pietrusko wearing a sweater, collared shirt, and tie, with his torso facing forward but his head in profile

Robert Gerard Pietrusko

Landscape Architecture
Color portrait of Anna Dumont from the hips up, wearing a gray top, facing forward, and standing in front of a marble wall with a mosaic over her right shoulder

Anna Dumont

Modern Italian Studies

Invited Residents

Fred Wilson

Fred Wilson

Visual Arts
J. Meejin Yoon

J. Meejin Yoon

Design
Resident - Adele Chatfield-Taylor

Adele Chatfield-Taylor

Historic Preservation & Conservation
Color photograph of David Nirenberg sitting outside the cloister connecting Swift Hall to Bond Chapel at the University of Chicago

David Nirenberg

Medieval Studies
Danielle Allen

Danielle Allen

Politics
Resident - Mary Margaret Jones

Mary Margaret Jones

Landscape Architecture
Glenn Ligon

Glenn Ligon

Visual Arts
Adam D. Weinberg

Adam D. Weinberg

History of Art
Paolo Gioli - Conversations/Conversazioni

Paolo Gioli

Visual Arts
Catherine Opie sits in a chair underneath maps of Vatican City affixed to the wall behind

Catherine Opie

Visual Arts
Teofilo Ruiz

Teo Ruiz

Medieval Studies
Antoine Picon

Antoine Picon

Renaissance & Early Modern Studies
Color photograph of the head and shoulders of Rebecca Zorach in an outdoor location

Rebecca Zorach

History of Art
Theaster Gates - Portrait

Theaster Gates

Visual Arts
A. O. Scott - Portrait

A. O. Scott

Literature
Mary T. Boatwright - Imperial Women

Mary T. Boatwright

Ancient Studies
Ramona S. Diaz

Ramona S. Diaz

Visual Arts
Julie Mehretu

Julie Mehretu

Visual Arts
T. Corey Brennan

T. Corey Brennan

Ancient Studies
Mabel O. Wilson

Mabel O. Wilson

Architecture