Past Events

September 20, 2023
Information Session

Rome Prize Information Session: Atlanta

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Please join us for an in-person Rome Prize Information Session in Atlanta, hosted by the Clark Atlanta University Art Museum. All prospective Rome Prize applicants in the Atlanta metro area and beyond are welcome.

September 12, 2023

Peter N. Miller – National Academy or Research Institute? Opportunities for an American Academy in Rome in the Twenty-First Century

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Peter N. Miller, President of the American Academy in Rome, will discuss the role for national academies and research institutes in the Eternal City today.

June 27, 2023

Classical Summer School Centennial

June 8, 2023

Summer Open Studios 2023

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The American Academy in Rome will showcase the work of its Rome Prize and Italian Fellows in the arts with Summer Open Studios.

June 7, 2023
McKim Medal Gala

2023 McKim Medal Gala

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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 1, 2023

Dan-el Padilla Peralta – 338 BCE and the Transformation of the Central Mediterranean

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The esteemed classicist Dan-el Padilla Peralta (2023 Resident) will deliver a lecture, open to the public through Zoom, entitled “338 BCE and the Transformation of the Central Mediterranean.”

May 20, 2023

Open House Roma 2023

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AAR will participate in the eleventh edition of Open House Roma, offering guided tours in Italian of the McKim, Mead & White Building.

May 16–17, 2023

Decentering the Mediterranean

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The first seminar organized by our inaugural Getty Global Affiliated Fellows will engage the boundaries of Mediterranean history, addressing themes and issues that continue to receive relatively little scholarly attention.

May 15, 2023
Fellow Shoptalks

Alexa Vaughn & Alice Visentin

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Fellow Shoptalks are a forum in which Rome Prize winners, Italian Fellows, and Affiliated Fellows present their work to each other and to the public. Shoptalks are occasionally streamed live on Zoom and posted to the Academy’s YouTube channel.

May 13, 2023

Notte dei Musei

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AAR is participating in the thirteenth edition of La Notte dei Musei, a city-wide initiative in which museums open to the public in the evening