January 2018

January 31, 2018

Blackout: Allora & Calzadilla Opening on 15 February

MAXXI is presenting a project by the American artists Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla called Blackout.

January 30, 2018

Black Value Opening on February 8

La mostra Black Value, composta da ex e attuali borsisti AAR, apre l’8 febbraio a Firenze.

January 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.

January 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.

January 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.

January 10, 2018

In Residence: Nasser Rabbat

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

January 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.

January 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.

January 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.

December 2017

December 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.