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Welcome to the American Club of Rome!

The American Club of Rome represents an internationally focused, non-profit organization that promotes a friendly exchange of American traditions, culture and values.

 

The ACR was founded as a Men’s Club in 1953 by Henry R. Luce, founder of Time magazine and an industry leader in American Journalism. As husband of Congresswoman Clare Boothe Luce, the U.S. Ambassador to Italy from 1953-56, Henry Luce felt there was a need for an organization that provided opportunities for Americans to socialize and network while living abroad.  The ACR has since developed into an open society for American expats and Italian locals to form a community and share their respective cultures in a comfortable and broadening atmosphere. 

 

In recognition our first honorary Ambassador to the club, renowned author, playwright and US Ambassador Boothe Luce, we continue the tradition of extending the role of honorary President and Vice President to the U.S. Ambassadors to Italy, the Holy See and the USUN mission.


The American Club of Rome welcomes American professionals, diplomats, entrepreneurs, ex-pats and international citizens seeking to expand their social and professional networks through cultural, educational and community-based exchange.

Mission Statement:

To encourage Americans, Italians, and citizens of other countries to meet in a congenial atmosphere where they may enjoy mutual interests and experiences through cultural, educational, and social exchanges. To celebrate global cultures, foster productive interpersonal dialogue, and enrich international friendships through participation in, and support of, activities of a business, social, civil, and charitable nature.

Upcoming Events

  • Wine Tour & Tasting with Jacobini Wines
    Wine Tour & Tasting with Jacobini Wines
    Sun, Apr 28
    Genzano di Roma
    Apr 28, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Genzano di Roma, Via Bruno Buozzi, 41, 00045 Genzano di Roma RM, Italy
    Apr 28, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Genzano di Roma, Via Bruno Buozzi, 41, 00045 Genzano di Roma RM, Italy
  • Cinco de Mayo Cultural Food Experience
    Cinco de Mayo Cultural Food Experience
    Sun, May 05
    La Cucaracha
    May 05, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    La Cucaracha, Via Mocenigo, 10, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
    May 05, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    La Cucaracha, Via Mocenigo, 10, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
    Limited seats available!!! Don't miss your chance to experience vibrant flavors, colors, and culture at La Cucaracha with the American Club of Rome!
  • American Club Annual Meeting
    American Club Annual Meeting
    Wed, Jun 19
    Location is TBD
    Jun 19, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Jun 19, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Our members are invited to an exclusive evening dedicated to our community! Let your voice be heard. Be part of the decision making as we reveal the 2024-2025 election results.
  • ACR Annual Independence Day Bash!
    ACR Annual Independence Day Bash!
    Sat, Jul 06
    Location is TBD
    Jul 06, 2024, 4:30 PM – 11:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Jul 06, 2024, 4:30 PM – 11:00 PM
    Location is TBD
  • Puttin' On the Ritz Community Awards
    Puttin' On the Ritz Community Awards
    Sat, Oct 19
    Location is TBD
    Oct 19, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Oct 19, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Location is TBD
  • ACR Annual Thanksgiving Dinner
    ACR Annual Thanksgiving Dinner
    Thu, Nov 28
    Location is TBD
    Nov 28, 2024, 5:30 PM – 10:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Nov 28, 2024, 5:30 PM – 10:30 PM
    Location is TBD
  • Aperitivo by The Beauty Biologist
    Aperitivo by The Beauty Biologist
    Time is TBD
    Roma
    Time is TBD
    Roma, Largo Filippo Rosa, 12, 00144 Roma RM, Italy
    Time is TBD
    Roma, Largo Filippo Rosa, 12, 00144 Roma RM, Italy
    ACR invites you to participate in an exclusive beauty workshop. Get a personalized perfume made of natural essence, take a break from your busy routine, and live a luxurious and relaxing experience at the skin care biologistʼs innovative Alchemist Beauty Bar. Enjoy food, drinks, and more!
Our Purpose

Why become an ACR Member?

As a member of ACR you will enjoy many valuable benefits, including special member-only discounts, unique marketing opportunities with our Business Memberships, invitations to members-only events at exclusive locations throughout Rome, social and business networking opportunities, and automatic membership into the Association of American Clubs (AAC), which provides reciprocal benefits to all of the member clubs around the world.

 

We are a fantastic and varied group of individuals who share many interests and we look forward to welcoming you to Rome and to other AICR members!

 

Interested in joining us at ACR and want to know more? Simply subscribe to our mailing list below and be kept up to date about upcoming events and unique membership opportunities.

Our Purpose

The purpose of the club is to encourage Americans, Italians, and citizens of other countries to meet in a congenial, relaxed atmosphere and to provide its members an opportunity to enjoy mutual interests and experiences through cultural, educational, and social exchanges. The American Club of Rome is committed to the enrichment of international friendships through participation in, and support of, activities of a business, social, civil, and charitable nature.

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Cultural Exchange

ACR is committed to the enrichment of international friendships through participation in, and support of, activities of a business, social, civil, and charitable nature.

Meet & Greet

The purpose of the club is to encourage Americans, Italians, and citizens of other countries to meet in a congenial atmosphere and to provide its members an opportunity to enjoy mutual interests and experiences through cultural, educational, and social exchanges.

Events

Dinners, happy hours, theater evenings, business networking mixers, cultural tours, professional lectures, holiday parties, tax seminars, and more! Check out our upcoming events and join us!

Volunteering

ACR raises funds for many worthwhile charities such as the World Food Programme, Casa di Kim, Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, Environment Welfare organizations, Animal Welfare organizations, Dress for Sucess, and the Italian Red Cross.

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