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Welcome to the BSR

Welcome to one of the most prestigious research academies in Rome.

For over 100 years world-class researchers of the art, history and culture of the western Mediterranean and the best contemporary artists in the Commonwealth have been nurtured at the BSR.

They still are.

We are the bridge between the intellectual and cultural heart of Rome and Italy and creative and academic researchers from Britain and the Commonwealth.

We celebrate these achievements, and welcome you to begin to explore what the BSR can offer you, and how you can be a part of a very special place.

Christopher Smith, Director of the BSR

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Next Mostra of works by BSR visual arts award-holders: 12 December 2014

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Next at the BSR

Monday 13 October 2014

3 - 2 = 1 : Bridge, Bangle & Cornice

Friday 24 October 2014

E Pluribus Unum?

Monday 24 November 2014

The Byzantine Sack of Rome

Latest News

Thursday 28 August 2014

Daniel Sturgis in 'Strict & Lax'

Daniel Sturgis (Rome Scholarship Fine Arts 1998-9) will be exhibiting at Art First Contemporary Art, London with Strict and Lax from 4 September to 4… more

Tuesday 26 August 2014

Ursula Burke in Arafudo Art Annual 2014

Ursula Burke (Arts Council Northern Ireland Fellow 2013-14) has been invited to take part in Arafudo Art Annual 2014, in Fukushima, Japan from 5 September to 13 October… more