Gennaio 2018

Gennaio 25, 2018

Tony Kushner's Centennial Medal Speech

The celebrated playwright and screenwriter Tony Kushner delivered a delightful Centennial Medal Speech during the American Academy in Rome’s 2017 Fall Gala.

Gennaio 24, 2018

Lynne C. Lancaster Is Appointed Andrew W. Mellon Professor-in-Charge of the Humanities

Lynne C. Lancaster, an archaeologist, architectural historian, educator, and 2002 Fellow, has been selected as the next Andrew W. Mellon Professor-in-Charge of the Humanities at the American Academy in Rome.

Gennaio 18, 2018

Three AAR Alumni Are Named 2018 United States Artists Fellows

United States Artists has selected two Rome Prize winners, Abigail DeVille and Thomas Kelley, and one AAR Resident, Tania León, to receive 2018 fellowships.

Gennaio 10, 2018

In Residence: Nasser Rabbat

The architect and historian Nasser Rabbat explores the history of Islamic architecture, art, and cultures.

Gennaio 09, 2018

Artist Rana Hamadeh Is Mondriaan Fellow

Rana Hamadeh, an artist based in Rotterdam, has won the 2017 Prix de Rome, the oldest and most generous award in the Netherlands for visual artists under the age of forty. Since 2012, the Mondriaan Fund has been responsible for the award.

Gennaio 08, 2018

In Residence: Nader Tehrani

Nader Tehrani’s Residency will be reminiscent of the semester he spent in Rome while he was a student at Rhode Island School of Design, which he recalls gave him a foundational understanding of the Roman urban context.

Gennaio 05, 2018

Conference Report: The Political Power of Sacred Texts

A conference held at the American Academy in Rome on October 19, 2017, brought together eminent scholars from Biblical, Qur’anic, Hindu, and Chinese Studies.

Dicembre 2017

Dicembre 14, 2017

Matera Imagined Matera Immaginata: Photography and a Southern Italian Town

The Academy’s fall exhibition, Matera Imagined/Matera Immaginata: Photography and a Southern Italian Town, travels to Matera, located in the southern Italian region of Basilicata.

Novembre 2017

Novembre 14, 2017

2017 Fall Gala

In November, 250 guests gathered to honor Tony Kushner and returning Rome Prize Fellows at the American Academy in Rome’s Fall Gala in New York City.

Agosto 2017

Agosto 18, 2017


Longtime Academy friend and Chairman Emeritus John W. Hyland, Jr. has passed away.

Luglio 2017

Luglio 10, 2017

Director Kimberly Bowes highlights AAR's ongoing commitment to archaeology

In 1948 teams of archeologists from the Academy traveled up the Tuscan coast to the abandoned town of Cosa. They were the first Americans granted a permit to excavate in Italy, and under the directorship of then Mellon Professor Frank Brown, began one of the first attempts in Italy to chart the history of a Roman town.

Giugno 2017

Giugno 05, 2017

Charles Ray in Rome

Thursday, Friday and Saturday 
from 4pm to 7pm (until 2 July 2017)

Giugno 04, 2017

2017 Mediterranean Discussion Group

Each year at the American Academy in Rome, common themes emerge among Fellows' projects with wonderful serendipity.

Maggio 2017

Maggio 25, 2017

AAR remembers Sophie Consagra

It is with heavy hearts that we mourn the passing of Sophie Chandler Consagra

Gennaio 2017

Gennaio 23, 2017

American Academy in Rome Appoints John Ochsendorf as 23rd Director

AAR announced today that John Ochsendorf, a preservation engineer, historian, and educator, has been selected as the 23rd Director of the Academy.