Open Studios 2024


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 2024 showcases the work in progress of seventeen Rome Prize winners, Italian Fellows, and Affiliated Fellows at the American Academy in Rome. Visitors will explore the McKim, Mead & White Building discovering music, artworks, installations, film screenings, performances, and readings from the fellows in architecture, landscape architecture, literature, musical composition, historic preservation, and visual arts.

The participating artists are: Kamrooz Aram, Nao Bustamante, Elif Batuman, Mike Cloud, Emily B. Frank, Baldwin Giang, Erica Hunt, César Lopez, Ajay Manthripragada, Sabrina Morreale, Miranda Mote, Estefania Puerta Grisales, Jeanine Oleson, Kate Soper, Lauren Stimson, Shruti Swamy, and Lan Tuazon.

Open Studios 2024 takes place from 6:00 to 9:00pm CET.

During the evening, musical performances and readings will take place: 


Elif Batuman (Fellow in Literature) 

6:30 pm and 8:15 pm 

Shruti Swamy (Fellow in Literature)

6:45 pm and 8:30 pm 

Musical Performances

Kate Soper (Fellow in Musical Composition) 

7:00 pm and 7:45 pm

Baldwin Giang (Fellow in Musical Composition)

8:00 pm and 8:45 pm

Date & time
Thursday, June 6, 2024
6:00 PM
McKim, Mead & White Building
Via Angelo Masina, 5
Rome, Italy
Security notice

For access to the Academy, guests will be asked to show a valid photo ID. 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. You may not bring animals (with the exception of seeing-eye/guide dogs).


The Academy is accessible to wheelchair users and others who need to avoid stairs. Please email us at if you or someone in your party uses a wheelchair or other mobility devices so that we can ensure the best possible visitor experience. If you are someone with a disability or medical condition that may require special accommodation, please also email us at