Patron Registration & Renewal

Your contribution will enable funds to be granted for the preservation of precious art heritage for the benefit of present and future generations.


  • You can register as an Adult Single, Adult Couple, Family or Young Adult Patron Membership.
  • You can register for a 1-year Patron Membership, or a 2 or 3-year Patron Membership at a discount of 10% & 20% respectively.
  • New Patrons are expected to pay the pro-rated calendar year fees, calculated from the day of registration plus the full 1-year, 2-year or 3-year Patron Membership fees

For details of the various Patron Membership types and fees, please :

Benefits of a Patron
  • Welcome package including books, newsletters, PAVM materials & pin
  • Invitations to Chapter events eg Chapter trips to Rome & the Vatican, Annual APAVM Dinner, Art-related events and etc. These are mainly user-pay events, often heavily subsidized by the Chapter
  • Invitation to Vatican or other Chapters' organized user-pay events, tours & cruises
  • When in Rome, through arrangements made with APAVM, Patrons can access VIP seating for Wednesday's General Audience with the Pope
  • Additionally, as visiting Patrons to Rome, you are received in the Office of the Patrons of the Arts in the Apostolic Palace and you will be provided with:
    - Complimentary private tours of the Vatican Museums with official Vatican Museum tour guide
    - No wait in line for entrance into the Museums, entrance arranged before Museum opens
    - Access to view areas of the Museums closed to the public
    - Viewing of Restoration labs; see first hand, restoration projects in progress alongside the restorers
    - Visit to the International Director’s office located in the Apostolic Palace
    - Special access to St. Peter’s Basilica
    - Complimentary private tours of the Vatican Museums with official Vatican Museum tour guide
  • Additional Vatican City or Rome related exclusive visits or tours (some places not normally readily available to the public) can be arranged on a customized user-pay basis.
  • Enjoy 30% discount on all Vatican Museum gift shop purchases