Patrons are back! Covering last visits to Rome

15 October 2021

Dear Patrons and Friends, After a somber 2020 full of cancelled visits and isolated gatherings at our premises, the lifting of travel restrictions has finally allowed many of you to come back to our museums and laboratories. We are therefore more than happy to show you pictures from Italian & [...]

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Finally celebrating Raphael in the Vatican

08 October 2021

Dear Patrons and Friends,After a yearlong delay, last week Raphael experts finally gathered in-person in the Raphael Hall of the Pinacoteca to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Raphael Sanzio’s death amd in memory of the well-known Sistine Chapel restorer Gianluigi Colalucci (B. 1929, D. 2021).The conference took place over three [...]

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Insiders Course Launching Soon!

30 September 2021

WE ARE LAUNCHING SOON! Get unprecedented access to the Pope’s Museums through Semester III of our Insiders Course.The first module includes:LURE OF THE ANTIQUEOCTOBER 2021 On-Demand Insiders Video featuring Dr. Sandro BarbagalloMasters Lecture Series by Dr. Liz Lev: Grand Tour and 18th Century Rome Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 3 [...]

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Chapter Leaders Meeting in Houston

24 September 2021

Dear Patrons and Friends,On September 18, the Leaders of our Chapters together with PAVM International Director Fr Kevin Lixey and the North American Service Office gathered in Houston, TX, to take part in one of our most important and valuable meeting: the Chapter Leaders Meeting.Chapter Leaders meetings are important to [...]

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Our Santa Barbara Retreat

17 September 2021

Dear Patrons and Friends,Building a strong community to us means not only welcoming you to Rome and to the Vatican Museums but also reaching out to you all over the world. Last week an invited group of dedicated and very generous Patrons joined an intimate retreat in Santa Barbara, California. [...]

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Check out this month's update from the Vatican!

13 September 2021

And a special message from our Staff Dear Patrons and Friends,At the beginning of June we started welcoming our Patrons back to the Museums and today visits are slowly but steadily getting back to our wonderful "normal".This week we are going to share with you pictures from the Hazelwood Family's [...]

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Insiders Course Year 2 Coming Up!

07 September 2021

REGISTER BY SEPTEMBER 24 NEW YEAR COMING UP! Join us for year two of our Insiders Course and get unprecedented access to the Pope’s Museums! In our exclusive lectures, videos and Q&As you will hear directly from restorers and curators, look closely at works in our collection and exhibitions, discover [...]

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Wishbook 2021 Spotlight

20 August 2021

Dear Patrons and Friends,Our Wishbook is still full of projects ready to be adopted, that is why from now on we will shed a light on those artworks that are still in need of your care and attention. We start with four Etruscan vases brilliantly manufactured, all dated around 500 [...]

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We want you on board!

13 August 2021

For our crowdfunding project THE HISTORIES OF SANTA BARBARA Thanks to you our second crowdfunding restoration project is over halfway to its goal.Today we follow Romina Cometti into the Painting Restoration Laboratory to see what is left to do for these beautiful four panel paintings. Update - Santa Barbara Histories [...]

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Patrons in the U.S.A.

07 August 2021

When not traveling internationally to Rome, many of our Patrons enjoy a summer vacation in New England.This summer, Fr. Kevin Lixey had the pleasure to meet with several members of our Director's Circle - all from various Patrons Chapters - as he passed through places in Massachusetts & Rhode Island [...]

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