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Hermes July 2016 update

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The Hanzeli  family (Gabe, Katie, Chris and Michele) was in Rome in June as part of a pilgrimage for the 800th anniversary of the Dominican Order.  They visited the Vatican museums to see among other items the Hermes.  They were wonderfully treated to the visit by Romina and the restorer Massimo.  Enjoy the photos of Massimo’s restoration progress […]

Meet Sfera

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She’s big, she’s beautiful and she is ours! That’s right–Sfera is officially the Northwest Patrons next chapter project for the 2016-2017 year! Does she seem familiar? It might be because she is located in the center of the Cortile della Pigna (the Pine Cone courtyard), seen by all visitors of the Vatican Museums, or it might be from […]

Northwest Chapter Vatican visit 2015

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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, […]