Calendario

Settembre 2019

Talk

Mark Robbins – The Academy @ 125

  • Lunedì, 16 Settembre 2019 - 6:30pm
AAR Lecture Room
Rome

Mark Robbins (1997 Fellow), President and CEO of the American Academy in Rome, will speak about the arc of the Academy in its 125 year history. He will also touch on his work as an artist, architect and educator and the ways this inflects the administration of the institution.

The shoptalk will be held in English. You can watch this event livestreamed at https://livestream.com/aarome.

Please note: a valid photo ID is required for entry into the American Academy in Rome. 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.

Talk

John Ochsendorf – Una Volta a Roma

  • Lunedì, 23 Settembre 2019 - 6:30pm
AAR Lecture Room
Rome

John Ochsendorf is the Director of the American Academy in Rome and the Class of 1942 Professor of Architecture and Engineering at MIT. He is the author of Guastavino Vaulting (Princeton Architectural Press, 2010) and was lead curator for a major traveling exhibition on Guastavino vaults from 2012-2014. In addition to the Rome Prize (2008), his work has been supported by a Fulbright Scholarship to Spain (1999) and a MacArthur Fellowship (2008). He has collaborated with leading architects around the world and his firm Ochsendorf DeJong and Block (ODB) presented two major projects at the Venice Biennale of Architecture in 2016. Ochsendorf studied at Cornell (BS), Princeton (MS), and Cambridge (PhD) and has been teaching at MIT since 2002. 

The shoptalk will be held in English. You can watch this event livestreamed at https://livestream.com/aarome.

Please note: a valid photo ID is required for entry into the American Academy in Rome. 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.

Conversations/Conversazioni

Barbara Jatta and John Ochsendorf – Tradition and Innovation

  • Mercoledì, 25 Settembre 2019 - 6:00pm
McKim, Mead & White Building Cortile
Rome

The American Academy in Rome celebrates its 125th anniversary by opening its 2019–20 programming season with a Conversations/Conversazioni between Vatican Museum Director Barbara Jatta and AAR Director John Ochsendorf (2008 Fellow). Jatta will discuss her professional history with the Academy; balancing access to art and the pressures of tourism; and accommodating tradition and innovation in the Vatican Museums.

The discussion inaugurates a series of events centered around the anniversary theme “Encounters,” which will investigate the impact of exposure to the city of Rome, its artifacts, and its narratives.

This event is free and open to the public. It will be held in English. You can watch this event livestreamed at https://livestream.com/aarome.

The Helen Frankenthaler Foundation is the 2019–20 season sponsor of Conversations/Conversazioni: From the American Academy in Rome.

Please note: a valid photo ID is required for entry into the American Academy in Rome. 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.