December 2010

December 22, 2010

For AAR Fellows, a Series of Fall Walks and a Collaborative Reading

The American Academy’s fall 2010 series of walks and site visits for Fellows concluded on Tuesday 21 December, with a behind-the-scenes look at Rome’s most elegant public library, the Biblioteca Casanatense on Via S. Ignazio.

December 13, 2010

AAR President Adele Chatfield-Taylor, FAAR’84 Receives 12th Vincent Scully Prize

The National Building Museum (Washington DC) has selected Adele Chatfield-Taylor, FAAR’84, President of the American Academy in Rome, to receive its 2010 Vincent Scully Prize, one of the most significant distinctions in the architecture and design fields.

December 12, 2010

Auguri/Best Wishes

Best wishes from the Fellows, Staff and Trustees of the American Academy in Rome. Auguri dai Borsisti, dal Personale e dal Consiglio di amministrazione dell'American Academy in Rome.

December 11, 2010

Thanks to the Joseph Brodsky Affiliated Fellowship, Visual Artists Ivan Govorkov and Elena Gubanova at the AAR

Russian visual artists Ivan Govorkov and Elena Gubanova, husband and wife based in St. Petersburg, have been working and exhibiting together since 1990.

November 2010

November 30, 2010

Biscotti: The Piccola Pausa

Biscotti is a newly released cookbook written by Mona Talbott, executive chef of the American Academy in Rome’s Sustainable Food Project and pastry cook, Mirella Misenti.

November 28, 2010

At the AAR, RISD Celebrates 50 Years in Rome with Author David Macaulay, Artist Anna Schuleit

The Rhode Island School of Design European Honors Program (EHP) celebrated its fiftieth anniversary with two lectures co-presented with the American Academy in Rome on November 23 and 24, featuring writer David Macaulay and artist Anna Schuleit.

November 28, 2010

In Rome, A Day-long Exploration of Luigi Moretti’s Architecture

Luigi Moretti (1907-1973) is widely considered the most important Italian architect of the 20th century.

November 17, 2010

The 2011 NEH/AAR Summer Seminar: 'Art, History, and Culture in Rome, 1527-1798'

Each year the NEH’s Division of Education Programs offers college and university teachers opportunities to study a var

November 12, 2010

At the AAR, Reflecting on the Nuova Consonanza and Nuovi Spazi Musicali Concert Series

For a full six weeks and in eight major events—from 5 November through 21 December 2010—Rome is enjoying the 47th iteration of the Nuova Consonanza music festival. The unifying theme of this year’s program is “Romantik”.

November 03, 2010

Join Us for the Patricia H. Labalme Friends of the Library Lecture

The 'Public' Library in the Italian Renaissance, by Christopher S. Celenza, FAAR’94.