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December 2013

December 03, 2013

Thompson Mayes Writes About the Relationship Between Old Places, Memory and Beauty

Thompson M. Mayes is the winner of the National Endowment for the Arts Rome Prize in Historic Preservation and Conservation and the Deputy General Counsel in the Law Department at the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

November 2013

November 26, 2013

Juhani Pallasmaa on the Look of Silence

Last Monday an audience of over 200 gathered at the Villa Aurelia to hear William A. Bernoudy Architect in Residence, Juhani Pallasmaa, speak about “Voices of Tranquility. Silence in Art and Architecture.”

November 22, 2013

Ruth Noyes Thrives on the Hunt for Printed Images in Rome

Ruth Noyes is the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Post-Doctoral Rome Prize winner in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies and a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Art History Program at the Department of Art, Architecture and Art History at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

November 20, 2013

Stephen J. Kieran, FAAR’81, FAIA On Carrying Rome

It was 1980, Stephen J. Kieran, FAAR’81, FAIA, now principal in the architectural firm KieranTimberlake, had recently been named a Rome Prize winner of the American Academy in Rome.

November 14, 2013

Dan Visconti is Inspired by ‘The Pines of Rome’ Atop the Gianicolo

Dan Visconti is the winner of the Samuel Barber Rome Prize in Musical Composition and a Composer in Arlington, VA.

November 11, 2013

Arthur & Janet C. Ross Library Launches Open Source Integrated Library System

The Arthur & Janet C. Ross Library recently completed its first step toward a more advanced search experience and to initiating a circulation system by launching its new catalog at library.aarome.org.  

November 05, 2013

AAR Launches Summer Skills Courses in Archaeology

The American Academy in Rome will restart its summer archaeology program this summer with new courses designed to train students in 21st century skills.

November 05, 2013

Catherine Wagner Investigates Reconstruction Through Materials in Various States of Reparation

Catherine Wagner is the winner of the Abigail Cohen Rome Prize in Design, a Professor in the Department of Art at Mills College, and a Visual Artist who resides in San Francisco.

November 05, 2013

Rita Volpe and Sovrintendenza Present New Discoveries Under Trajan’s Baths

Last Wednesday the American Academy welcomed Professor Rita Volpe and the Sovrintendenza Capitolina ai Beni Culturali to discuss some extraordinary recent discoveries beneath the Baths of Trajan.

October 2013

October 31, 2013

Having the Conversations That Matter

In 2010 Academy Director Christopher S. Celenza, FAAR’94, began the “Conversations That Matter” series with the aim of fostering discussions on mainstream issues in the public eye that affect society as whole, both inside and outside academia.

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