Cardinal Bertello's special address to the Patrons of the Arts

20 October 2020

Dear Patrons and Friends, Each year, as the warm summer days turn to the coolness and foliage of autumn, the Church honors the work and ministry of the Archangels Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. To celebrate this occasion, His Eminence, Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello offered Mass for all of our patrons and [...]

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08 October 2020

Dear Patrons and Friends, The deadline to register for the first semester of the PAVM Insiders Course is less than a week away: Wednesday, October 14th, is the deadline.We encourage our most dedicated Patrons to take part in this special program that brings the Vatican Museums to your homes. With [...]

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Bramante Courtyard Restoration Update

23 September 2020

Dear Patrons and Friends, Thanks to your generous support, and the dedicated work of our restorers, we are now bringing phase three to a close of this four phase restoration. In other words: three walls down, one wall to go! Upon tackling the monumental project of restoring the Bramante Courtyard, [...]

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PAVM Insiders Course

18 September 2020

Dear Patrons, After a long summer of preparations, we are delighted to share with you an exciting new program offered by the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums. Join us on a four semester journey of faith and beauty that will take you behind the scenes to explore [...]

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News from the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums

03 September 2020

Dear Friends, September Greetings from our PAVM Vatican Office where are team is all back to work after the summer holidays. In spite of Covid, I was still able to spend some time with my family In Michigan as well as spend time with some Patrons in Cape Cod, Nantucket, [...]

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Holy Stairs Sanctuary

12 July 2020

HOLY STAIRS SANCTUARYThe completion of a 20-year long project We are at the finish line for a momentous project, the restoration of the frescos of the Holy Stairs. It has been amazing to see the transformation of this sacred pilgrimage site over the years. We could not be more thankful [...]

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The Unveiling of the Room of Constantine

26 May 2020

HELP US KEEP OUR MISSION ALIVE The paintings were meant to be unveiled on April 20th during an international conference to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Raphael's death.Due to the coronavirus emergency, the event was cancelled therefore we did not receive the chance to share this special and historical moment [...]

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Vatican Museums' Restorers are back to work!

14 May 2020

Our work continues A special message for our Patronsfrom Director Barbara Jatta and a look at how restorers are working to keep our mission alive. Dear Patrons,For a third consecutive week, Vatican Museum restorers and staff are now physically back at the Museums, although in limited numbers and taking several [...]

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We are back to work!

05 May 2020

Greetings from INSIDE the Vatican Museums! With a restricted number of our staff on-site while the rest “smart work” from home, the administration allowed us back in our office. The museums are still closed to visitors, but we could not be more grateful to enjoy the Vatican air and step [...]

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Raphael and His World

26 April 2020

An exclusive four-week adventureto bring the Vatican Museums to our Patrons!

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