Upcoming events

May 22, 2024
Rome
Exhibition

A Moment in Time: Xu Bing in Rome

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This exhibition is a newly commissioned show of work by the artist Xu Bing (2024 Resident) at the American Academy in Rome.

May 23, 2024
Information Session

Rome Prize Information Session: Online

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Please join us on Thursday, May 23 for an online Rome Prize Information Session, taking place on Zoom. All prospective Rome Prize applicants are welcome.

May 27, 2024
Rome
Seminar

Evonne Levy – Bernini, Materials, and Race

Color photo of an ornate sixteenth-century bust of a man in carved stone set against a black background

Evonne Levy looks at debates about bronze and other black stony materials in the milieu of Gianlorenzo Bernini.

May 28, 2024
Rome
Film Screening
Reading

Literary Alchemy

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This evening of readings and screenings will explore the challenges of transforming, adapting, and modifying text in relation to other media such as films, music, and podcasts.

May 29, 2024
Rome
Lecture/Conversation

Artist’s Talk: Xu Bing in Conversation with Ornella De Nigris

Xu Bing and Ornella De Nigris will explore the different resonances of making in the West and the East, and about the Academy’s commission of The Road, currently on view.

May 30, 2024
Rome
Performance
Seminar

Remembering Malcolm Bell III

color photograph of men and woman sitting on an ancient staircase in Tunisia

AAR will host a seminar and concert honoring the life and work of the archaeologist Malcolm (“Mac”) Bell III, who died in January of this year.

June 4, 2024
Rome
Lecture/Conversation

Open Stacks 2024: Scholars’ Presentations

Color photo of a scholars desk with an old globe, scrolls, and other scholarly accoutrements

Open Stacks offers an overview of the ongoing research projects of Rome Prize and Getty Global Fellows in the humanities at the American Academy in Rome

June 5, 2024
Rome
McKim Medal Gala

2024 McKim Medal Gala

Color photograph of people standing and drinking cocktails in a villa garden, as seen from the villa roof

One of the highest-profile cultural events of the social calendar in Rome, the McKim Medal Gala honors individuals whose work has contributed significantly to the arts and humanities internationally.

June 6, 2024
Venice
Performance

Nico Muhly – To the Body

June 6, 2024
Rome
Exhibition

Open Studios 2024

Color photo of an outdoor gathering of several dozen people on the front steps of a large building in Rome that has a grass lawn

Open Studios showcases the work in progress of seventeen Rome Prize winners, Italian Fellows, and Affiliated Fellows at the American Academy in Rome.