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October 2014

October 21, 2014

Grear Patterson’s Forest Theatre at AAR

A new exhibition dedicated to American artist and photographer Grear Patterson opened last Wednesday at the AAR Gallery.

October 09, 2014

The Rhode Island School of Design Collaborates with the Academy

Since Rhode Island School of Design’s foundation of the European Honors Program (EHP) in September 1960 under the leadership of faculty members Gilbert Franklin, FAAR’49, and Jack Massey, FAAR’61, there has been a bond of mutual purpose connecting the Academy and the EHP. 

October 01, 2014

Andrea Carandini on the Future of FAI

On September 22, Villa Aurelia drew a full house to hear Professor Andrea Carandini, President of the Fondzione Ambiente Italiana (FAI), speak about the future of the organization as an Italian institute dedicated to the oversight of Italian art, nature and culture.

September 2014

September 26, 2014

2014 Academy Opening Reception

Every autumn the American Academy in Rome welcomes new Fellows and Residents to the start of the year with a gathering of the wider Rome community.  

September 03, 2014

Welcoming Visiting Artists and Scholars at AAR

The Visiting Artists and Scholars Program provides artists and scholars of any nationality the opportunity to participate in the interdisciplinary and intellectual community of the American Academy in Rome. 

July 2014

July 21, 2014

Bringing Community College Voices to the AAR

This year the AAR established an Affiliated Fellowship in association with the Community Colleges Humanities Association. 

July 01, 2014

Kim Bowes Takes the Reins as Director

Having served as the Andrew W. Mellon Professor-in-Charge of the School of Classical Studies for the past two years, Kimberly Bowes, FAAR’06, now becomes the 22nd Director of the American Academy in Rome.

July 01, 2014

McKim Gala: Celebrating 10 Years of Italian Fellows

The American Academy in Rome celebrated its 10th annual McKim Gala last month on a picture-perfect spring evening.

June 2014

June 25, 2014

The Academy Says Farewell to Director Celenza

On Friday evening the AAR community gathered for a splendid barbecue in Bass Garden in honor of Christopher Celenza, FAAR’94.

June 11, 2014

Alumni Gather for a Centennial Reunion

On June 3rd the Academy welcomed Alumni and their families back for a Reunion to celebrate the centenary of the Academy’s consolidation on the Janiculum Hill, organizing a week of special tours, a symposium on the future of the arts and humanities, an exhibition dedicated to the architectural history of the Academy Main Building, the annual Fellows’ Reading and Open Studios, the McKim Medal Gala and several informal opportunities to reconnect.

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