The Northwest chapter of the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums is an interfaith, non-for-profit organization concerned with the protection, restoration and preservation of human history as it is contained in the great repository of art and artifact in the collections of the Vatican museums.
The Northwest Chapter recently visited Italy where we dedicated the restoration of Arnaldo Pomodoro’s Sfera in honor of our Northwest Chapter’s co-founder, Thomas S. James, Jr. This sculpture, was donated by the artist in 1990 to the Vatican Museums where it was installed in the Pinecone Courtyard. The work is particularly striking in the architectural […]
Northwest Patron Molly Weiner is a rising senior at the University of Notre Dame, double majoring in Theology & Italian with a minor in Art History. Molly is currently a Patron’s office intern at the Vatican. The Art of Humility My dear friends of the Northwest Chapter, there are so many things that I […]
We invite you to learn more about the exciting work of the Patrons and art restoration at our “Renaissance Restoration in Seattle” event on June 30. The Very Reverend Michael Ryan will present jointly with Mr. Nicholas Dorman, head of the Conservation Department at the Seattle Art Museum, on the restoration of the Renaissance painting Virgin with Child and Six […]