Our Application Site is Now Open!

The next deadline to apply is April 15, 2020 for the Spring semester beginning the following January. Click here for more information.

Announcing our Spring 2020 Fellows  

We are thrilled to announce the recipients of our Spring 2020 Fellowships—a group of 37 artists and scholars representing 11 countries and 13 disciplines. Fellows from China to Israel will develop new projects in Bogliasco this Spring, including a film that recounts the life of infamous labor activist Lucy Parsons, a scholarly book on the Cave of the Thousand Buddhas in Dunhuang, and an opera about the aftermath of the Charleston Emanuel African Church massacre.

Click here to see the full list of upcoming Fellows and read more about their work.

Special Fellowships  

Thanks to the support of generous partner organizations that share our commitment to the arts and humanities, the Bogliasco Foundation is pleased to announce the following Special Fellowship awards: Philip Barnes, Spring 2020 Fellow in Classics, England/United States, John Burroughs Bogliasco Fellow; Vona Groarke, Fall 2019 Fellow in Literature, Van Cleef & Arpels Bogliasco Special Fellow in Poetry; Megan Marshall, 2019 Fellow in Literature, United States, The Arthur F. and Alice E. Adams Charitable Foundation Fellowship in Literature; Christopher Trapani, Spring 2020 Fellow in Music, United States, Edward T. Cone Bogliasco Fellow in Music; Laurence O’Dwyer, Fall 2019 Fellow in Literature, Ireland, Van Cleef & Arpels Bogliasco Special Fellow in Poetry; Christopher Stark, Spring 2020 Fellow in Music, United States, Aaron Copland Bogliasco Fellow in Music; Gwen Welliver, Spring 2020 Fellow in Dance, United States, Baryshnikov Arts Center Bogliasco Foundation joint Fellow and Van Cleef and Arpels Bogliasco Special Fellow in Dance

Carl E. Hazlewood at the Study Center Gallery

Our Study Center Gallery features rotating exhibitions of work that our Fellows developed while in residence. Currently on view is work by Fall 2018 Visual Arts Fellow Carl E. Hazlewood.

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An American nonprofit with a program in Italy, the Bogliasco Foundation awards one-month Fellowships to individuals of all ages and nationalities who have made significant contributions in the arts and humanities. Fellows live and work in bucolic surroundings on the coast near Genoa, where natural beauty combines with an intimate group setting to encourage inquiry and transformative exchange across all disciplines. 


Twice a year, the Foundation welcomes applications from individuals doing creative or scholarly work in the following disciplines: archaeology, architecture, classics, dance, film/video, history, landscape architecture, literature, music, philosophy, theater, and visual arts. The Foundation awards approximately 60 Fellowships each year in seven residency periods that run from September through May.


Now in our twenty-third year of operation, the Study Center in Bogliasco, Italy, has welcomed over 1000 Fellows from 61 different countries. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 60 Fellows from 20 countries have come to Bogliasco to work on projects that enrich the global cultural landscape.


The Foundation frequently hosts special events in Italy and New York featuring projects developed by Fellows in residence.  Bogliasco Fellows also regularly exhibit, perform, and publish their acclaimed work around the globe.