About - Mission


The American Academy in Rome supports innovative artists, writers, and scholars living and working together in a dynamic international community.

About - Place


The American Academy in Rome is a leading American overseas center for independent studies and advanced research in the fine arts and humanities.

Group portait of three dozen people--fellows, trustees, and AAR staff--standing in front of the Villa Aurelia in Rome

Board of Trustees

The American Academy in Rome is governed by a Board of Trustees, with support from the Committee on the Humanities and the Committee on the Arts

Color photograph of fortysomething members of the American Academy in Rome staff in the Villa Aurelia Gardens in one seated and two standing rows


The Academy is a private residential community located on the Janiculum Hill in Rome, Italy. AAR also maintains an office in New York, on East 60th Street near the southeast corner of Central Park.

About - Rome Sustainable Food Project

Rome Sustainable Food Project

Founded in 2006 under the guidance of Alice Waters, the Rome Sustainable Food Project provides the AAR community with seasonal, nutritious, and delicious food that nourishes scholarship and conviviality.

Color photograph of an art installation in a McKim Mead & White Building studio with a grassy floor and bathed in red light. Two people are seated on small bulbous seats, as a third person washes one of their feet. Coiled incense hangs from the ceiling, and numerous candles burn on a grid of small shelves on one wall.

Society of Fellows

The Society of Fellows is a century-year-old organization whose membership is comprised of those who have been awarded a Fellowship, Affiliated Fellowship, or Residency at the American Academy in Rome.

About - Place - Tours


Join a tour for a closer look into the American Academy in Rome, a leading center for independent research in the arts and humanities for over 125 years.

About - Jobs and Internships

Jobs & Internships

The American Academy in Rome offers full-time and part-time employment, as well as internships. See what positions are open now.