Past Events

June 11, 2024
Talking Architecture

Talking Architecture No. 3: Mario Gooden & Francesco Careri

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Talking Architecture is a series of talks in collaboration with La Sapienza and Casa dell’Architettura dedicated to new orientations and outstanding achievements in contemporary American architecture.

June 6, 2024

Open Studios 2024

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

June 6, 2024

Nico Muhly – To the Body

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Nico Muhly’s To the Body is an immersive soundscape created for Yu Hong: Another One Bites the Dust, an exhibition curated by Alexandra Munroe in Venice.

June 5, 2024
McKim Medal Gala

2024 McKim Medal Gala

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 4, 2024

Open Stacks 2024: Scholars’ Presentations

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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.

May 30, 2024

Remembering Malcolm Bell III

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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.

May 29, 2024

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 28, 2024
Film Screening

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 27, 2024

Evonne Levy – Bernini, Materials, and Race

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

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.