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.
On Friday March 18, the NW Patrons enjoyed a special lecture by Dr. Robert C. Stacey, Dean of the University of Washington’s College of Arts and Sciences. The event took place at the Henry Art Gallery on the UW campus and began with a social hour where members and their guests had the opportunity to […]
Citizen of Rome, Art Historian, and Lecturer, Elizabeth Lev, traveled to Seattle August 25, 2015 to share her considerable insights on the founding and significance of the Vatican Art Museums. Ms. Lev’s topic, “Of Fig Leaves and Frescoes,” covered the founding of the Vatican Art Museum by Pope Julius II (Giuliano della Rovere, 1503-1513), fund-raising […]
Many patrons from the Northwest chapter visited Rome in late April to see the museums and attend the unveiling of the Perseus after its restoration which we funded. We had a very special program including a visit to the restoration labs, a guided tour of the Borghese museum, prime seating at the Pope’s audience, sightseeing at the papal summer home, […]
In January the Northwest Patrons gathered together to drink wine and talk about art. We gathered at Steve Jensen’s home/workplace/warehouse on Capitol Hill to learn about Steve’s artistic inspirations and see his collection of local artists. Steve and his partner, Vincent Lipe, said that they “were honored to do something for the Vatican Museums” and generously donated 25% of […]
It’s not often a chapter as new as ours already gets to celebrate a 30th Anniversary, but in October 2013, 12 members of NW PAVM did just that. Brian and Pamela Allen, Rick and Lisa Altig, Gabe and Katie Hanzeli, Tom and Gail James and their son, Tom, Ron and Angela Souza and Cassandra Webster […]