The Northwest chapter of the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums is an interfaith, not-for-profit organization supporting the protection, restoration and preservation of human history as it is contained in the great repository of art and artifacts in the collections of the Vatican museums.
Our chapter met at the home of Frederick and Connie Scheetz. We were treated to a viewing and history of their collection of 17th to 19th century British portraiture. Afterwards we enjoyed a lovely dinner. We concluded the evening with a chapter discussion of topics for the upcoming international Patrons leaders meeting.
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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 […]