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American Academy in Rome

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American Academy in Rome, institute for independent work and advanced research in the arts, architecture, art history, and archaeology by U.S. artists and scholars in Rome, established in 1894 by the neoclassical architect Charles F. McKim as a school of architecture in Italy. By an act of Congress, the academy was officially incorporated in 1905.

See also: McKim, Charles Follen.

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