Patrons in Rome

30 July 2021

Dear Patrons and Friends,At the beginning of June we welcomed our Patrons back to the Museums and more importantly to our restoration laboratories. Thanks to your support restorers never stopped working, they also completed some of the projects adopted last year. We are happy to share July's visits with you, [...]

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We ❤ crowdfunding!

23 July 2021

Dear Patrons and Friends, the Histories of Santa Barbara is our second crowdfunding restoration project and thanks to you we are over halfway to our goal... Currently, the four panel paintings have undergone scientific research, the rest of the work will go on throughout this year; we are hopeful that [...]

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Insiders Course BONUS EPISODE

15 July 2021

INSIDERS COURSEBONUS EPISODE Today we bring you a special bonus episodeof the INSIDERS COURSE where we’re talking all about Anima Mundi.Anima Mundi is the Ethnological section of the Vatican Museums. The 80,000 objects in the collection display a selection of works representing the artistic, cultural, and spiritual traditions and testimonies [...]

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Patrons Around The World

10 July 2021

Dear Patrons and Friends,Last week our parcel featured a new start for Patrons' visits to the Museums, something we have been waiting for so long to happen. But our events take place far from our premises, too.This week we will be following Fr. Kevin Lixey's trips to France and to [...]

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Welcoming you back!

05 July 2021

Dear Patrons and Friends,As you know the Vatican Museums reopened to visitors on May 3. This re-opening came after the third closure since the outbreak of the pandemic in Italy in early 2020. With people not able to travel and visit venues and the impact of the loss of a [...]

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Bank of America Art Conservation Project

24 June 2021

Dear Patrons and Friends,The Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums have been selected for the 2021 Bank of America Art Conservation Project grant to help finance the restoration of the Apollo del Belvedere, one of the most admired among the ancient statues of Rome. The Bank of America [...]

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Our Crowdfunding Project Continues

10 June 2021

Dear Patrons and Friends,In collaboration with the Canada Chapter, the Histories of Santa Barbara is a crowdfunding restoration project that is still in need of funding. Currently, the four panel paintings have undergone scientific research. At a recent restoration meeting, the scientific committee took close up photographs and printed out [...]

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Discovering Wishbook 2021 Adoptable Projects

06 June 2021

Dear Patrons and Friends, While nine restoration projects from our 2021 Wishbook have already been adopted there are still many that need our care and attention. So, today we will begin a journey to discover more about our 2021 Wishbook Adoptable projects starting with Ancient Funerary and Architectural Artifacts in [...]

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Wishbook 2021 is online!

26 May 2021

Dear Patrons and Friends, Our Wishbook 2021 is finally online! We want to share with you this incredible moment with greetings from our office in Rome. GREETINGS FROM ROME The reception of our Wishbook was astounding, we had nine projects adopted in less than twenty-four hours and many more are [...]

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Wishbook 2021 Open Launch Event

19 May 2021

Dear Patrons and Friends, We would like to invite you to the Launch of Wishbook 2021 that will coincide with our last Coffee in the Vatican Museums session of the Insiders Course, which is on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 10 AM EST . We hope you can join us [...]

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