June 2011

June 01, 2011

A Whirlwind Week in Review: Annual Events in Late May (Part 1)

It was five full days, but still it seemed like a whirlwind when the AAR’s Board of Trustees made their annual visit to Rome from 25 May to 29 May.

May 2011

May 28, 2011

The Glimpse Series: Stephanie Malia Hom Explores Mass Tourism in Rome

Stephanie Malia Hom is the recipient of the 2010-2011 Lily Auchincloss Post-Doctoral Rome Prize in Modern Italian Studies. She arrived in Rome from the University of Oklahoma, where she is Assistant Professor of Italian in the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
May 16, 2011

From 25-28 May, the AAR Presents the Fellows’ Annual Events in the Arts: Open Studios, Reading, and Concert

Three days in late May—Wednesday the 25th, Friday the 27th, and Saturday the 28th—see one of the Academy’s oldest and most consistently rewarding traditions, the annual presentation of work by current Rome Prize Fellows in the AAR’s School of Fine Arts.
May 12, 2011

The Glimpse Series: Carly Jane Steinborn Is Immersed in the Visual Evidence of Ravenna and Rome

Carly Jane Steinborn is the Phyllis G. Gordan/Samuel H. Kress Foundation Pre-Doctoral Rome Prize Winner in Medieval Studies, and one of two Fellows lucky enough to live and work at the Academy for two years.

May 03, 2011

Fellows Explore Aqueducts at Vicovarosites/default/files/news/ and (with AIAC) under the American Academy

It may well become an annual ritual. On 30 Aprilsites/default/files/news/ archaeologist Gianni Ponti—veteran Advisor to the American Academy in Rome and a dean at Rome’s IES—once again brought a somewhat incredulous group of AAR Fellows to the Roman aqueducts near Vicovaro (45 km northeast of the city).

April 2011

April 28, 2011

Two Nights at the AAR for 'X LOCUS', A Collaborative Fellows’ Installation

On Thursday 28 April 2011, a public of over 100 saw the cortile of the McKim, Mead and White Building at the American Academy in Rome transformed by a collaborative installation entitled X LOCUS.

April 25, 2011

At the 2011-12 Rome Prize Ceremony, 'Poetry, Visual Art and Place'

The American Academy in Rome held the Janet & Arthur Ross Rome Prize Ceremony to announce the winners of the 2011-2012 Fellowships on April 14 at New York City’s Harmonie Club. The ceremony was well attended by over 300 guests, including many Academy Trustees, Fellows and Residents.

April 21, 2011

Frank O. Gehry and Paul LeClerc Honored at AAR's Centenary Celebration Dinner

The American Academy in Rome’s Centenary Celebration Dinner took place at The Plaza Hotel in New York City on 13 April 2011.

April 14, 2011

In Rome, A ‘Cabaret’ Celebrates the 400th Anniversary of Galileo’s Telescope on the Gianicolo

The American Academy’s Casa Rustica (in the present Bass Garden) occupies the precise site where, on Thursday 14 April 1611, Galileo made his first demonstration to a learned audience in Rome of his new invention, named on this occasion as the “telescope”.

April 13, 2011

American Academy in Rome Announces the 2011-2012 Rome Prize Winners

The American Academy in Rome is pleased to announce the winners of the 2011-2012 Rome Prize.