About - Place


The American Academy in Rome is a leading American overseas center for independent studies and advanced research in the fine arts and humanities.

Place - Villa Aurelia

Villa Aurelia

The Villa Aurelia, originally built for Cardinal Girolamo Farnese around 1650, is the setting for conferences, public receptions, concerts, and other programs.

Place - Gardens


The American Academy includes eleven acres of organically cultivated gardens atop the Janiculum Hill, an area in Rome with a long history of gardens.