THE LIFE OF A SWISS GUARD, A PRIVATE VIEW

April 1 – June 12, 2016 Cortile delle Corazze Among the several chapels that populate the museums, the palaces and the Vatican corridors, there is one named Chapel […]

Egyptian polychrome sandstone lid

Oftentimes a restoration project not only requires studying the principal materials and execution techniques inherent to the work, but is also an opportunity to research and test new […]

Fading Colors Still Create an Everlasting Message

Daring. Dazzling. Degrading? Abounding in bright colors and bold brushstrokes, Vincent Van Gogh’s uniquely creative work has withstood much criticism, and his Pietà also depicts a Truth that […]

Description of the restoration works carried out on three of the five volumes of the Library of the Vatican Museums

In this post we proudly present the program undertaken by the Paper Lab of the Vatican Museums, involving the restoration of three of the five books of the […]

Merry Christmas to all our Patrons and friends throughout the world!

Merry Christmas to all our Patrons and friends throughout the world! from Vatican Patrons of the Arts on Vimeo.

Invito speciale 10 Dicembre Sala Conferenze Musei Vaticani

Belisario frees Orvieto from the Goths

Flavius Belisarius, was a successful Byzantine Empire’s general, who served the Emperor Justinian helping him to achieve his project of reconquering much of the Mediterranean territory of the […]

Restoration of an important Sarcophagus depicting a Dionysian Procession, thanks to the California Chapter

Its story This monumental sarcophagus with the Dionysian Procession (lenòs type, shaped like a bathtub), dates back to 230 AD and was completed for a man and wife. […]

The 2016 Wishbook has arrived

Our 2016 Wishbook documents all of the projects that our restoration staff and museums experts have identified as being in the most urgent need of funding.We have to […]

Launch of the Patrons New App, Patrum!

Discover.  Contribute.  Join. Download here: https://appsto.re/us/_86F8.i  Patrum is the first ever cultural institution app bringing together instant chat technology, crowdsource fundraising, and online community building is now live.  Start conversations […]