Our Mission


The Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums is a 501c(3) group that is committed to the restoration, preservation and increase in artistic patrimony of the collections and buildings of the Vatican Museums, while furthering the understanding and knowledge of its members of these works of art through lectures, meetings and visits to the Vatican.

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  • Welcome to Our New Website


    We are proud to launch our new website, where you’ll be able to read current news about our chapter, keep track of our latest projects and events, and even donate to our cause online. Check back often for more exciting updates!

  • Welcome to Our New Int. Director Fr. Lixey


    Below, you can read a letter from Fr. Hennessy that introduces our new director, Fr. Kevin Lixey, L.C., whom we welcome with warm anticipation. Dear Patrons and Friends, A very cordial greeting from the Vatican where we are gearing up for another season of wonder at the many blessings showered upon us by God. Just […]

  • Event Recap: Fall Home Tour Event


    What a spectacular home tour event on October 19, 2017! Thank you to all of the current Patrons and new members that were able to attend! We are in the process of planning our Spring 2018 Event! Join us for our trip to Rome Fall 2018! More information coming soon! Contact us for more information.

  • Another Project Complete!


    Due in no small part to our chapter’s financial assistance, the Vatican Museums have recently completed restoration on a series of richly decorated Baroque Monstrances and Thurible. Read more about the project here. If you want to be part of restoring art and history, contact us today.

  • Exciting News! We have a new app…


    Exciting news, the Patrons new app, Patrum, is live!! It is available for iPhones and iPads. Here is the link, please download, create a profile, and enjoy! https://appsto.re/us/_86F8.i Also can you share this link with any and all people you think would be interested in the Patrons? The more people using it the more we […]

  • Our Chapter Featured in the Georgia Bulletin


    Our chapter of the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums was featured in an article in the Georgia Bulletin. Read the article here to learn more about our important mission and our exciting projects.

  • The Patrons 30th Anniversary


    Recently, the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums celebrated their 30th anniversary as an organization with a gala in Rome where attendees were fortunate to be given private tours of some of the museum’s most revered galleries as well as the laboratories where the restorations are meticulously performed. They even had an audience […]

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