Upcoming events

May 7–August 25, 2024
Rome
Exhibition

Expodemic: Festival of Foreign Academies and Cultural Institutes

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Expodemic is the second edition of the Festival of Foreign Academies and Cultural Institutes in Rome designed to spread out from the Palazzo Esposizioni Roma into the fabric of the city.

May 23–June 29, 2024
Rome
Exhibition

A Moment in Time: Xu Bing in Rome

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This exhibition is a newly commissioned show of work by the artist Xu Bing (2024 Resident) at the American Academy in Rome.

May 29, 2024
Rome
Lecture/Conversation

Artist’s Talk: Xu Bing in Conversation with Ornella De Nigris

Xu Bing and Ornella De Nigris will explore the different resonances of making in the West and the East, and about the Academy’s commission of The Road, currently on view.

May 30, 2024
Rome
Performance
Seminar

Remembering Malcolm Bell III

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AAR will host a seminar and concert honoring the life and work of the archaeologist Malcolm (“Mac”) Bell III, who died in January of this year.

June 4, 2024
Rome
Lecture/Conversation

Open Stacks 2024: Scholars’ Presentations

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Open Stacks offers an overview of the ongoing research projects of Rome Prize and Getty Global Fellows in the humanities at the American Academy in Rome

June 5, 2024
Rome
McKim Medal Gala

2024 McKim Medal Gala

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One of the highest-profile cultural events of the social calendar in Rome, the McKim Medal Gala honors individuals whose work has contributed significantly to the arts and humanities internationally.

June 6, 2024
Venice
Performance

Nico Muhly – To the Body

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Nico Muhly’s To the Body is an immersive soundscape created for Yu Hong: Another One Bites the Dust, an exhibition curated by Alexandra Munroe in Venice.

June 6, 2024
Rome
Exhibition

Open Studios 2024

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Open Studios showcases the work in progress of seventeen Rome Prize winners, Italian Fellows, and Affiliated Fellows at the American Academy in Rome.

June 22, 2024
Rome
Performance

Baldwin Giang – Death Speaks in Palimpsests

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The program presents the Italian premieres of works by two composers associated with the American Academy, Baldwin Giang (2024 Fellow) and David Lang (1991 Fellow, 2017 Resident).

June 27, 2024
Rome
Performance

Exhibition Finissage: An Evening of Performances with Peng Shuai Paolo & Vanshika Agrawal

AAR has commissioned two performances from Vanshika Agrawal and Peng Shuai Paolo as response to the exhibition A Moment in Time: Xu Bing in Rome.