Mark Robbins


Mark Robbins

Mark Robbins, detail of an inkjet print of the recomposed details of neoclassical statuary by the early twentieth century Norwegian American artist Hendrik Andersen (photograph © 2010 Mark Robbins)

Mark Robbins (1997 Fellow), president and CEO of the American Academy in Rome, will speak about the arc of the Academy in its 127 year history as well as the role of cultural institutions in a civil society. He will also touch on his work as an artist, architect, and educator, and the ways this inflects the administration of the institution.

The lecture will be held in English.

This event, to be presented in person at the Academy as well as on Zoom, is free and open to the public.


Guests will be asked to comply with Covid-19 safety protocols for events:

  • Access to the Academy requires the presentation of a valid photo ID and a Green Pass
  • Masks are required when indoors, and temperature will be checked before entry
  • Visitor contact information may be shared for contact tracing

Please contact events [at] (events[at]aarome[dot]org) with any questions.

Backpacks and luggage with dimensions larger than 40 x 35 x 15 cm (16 x 14 x 6 in.) are not permitted on the property. There are no locker facilities available.

Date & time
Monday, September 13, 2021
6:30 PM
AAR Lecture Room
McKim, Mead & White Building
Via Angelo Masina, 5
Rome, Italy