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.

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.