Conference “Preventive conservation in major museums. Comparing strategies”

12 October 2018 New Wing, Vatican Museums The directors of the most important museums in the world will meet on Friday 12 October at the conference sponsored and […]

The Vatican Museums in Frankfurt for the 70th Book Fair

10 – 14 October 2018 The presence of the Vatican Museums also for the 2018 edition of the Frankfurter Buchmesse, the prestigious international book fair in Frankfurt from […]


This past weekend, the Leaders from all twenty-six Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums chapters convened in Rome for the 35th Anniversary of the Patrons Organization.  […]

Welcome Sara

My name is Sara Cacciatore and I was born on the 27th of November, 1993 in Rome. I always wanted to communicate with everyone, with foreigners above all. […]

Welcome Henry

Hello! My name is Henry Hawley, and I am excited to spend my time in Rome as intern with the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums. […]

Hantai – Le Manteau de la Vierge

Simon Hantai completed Le Manteau de la Vierge in 1961 using his signature style, the “pliage” technique. Between 1960 and 1962, the artist experimented with this method, which […]

See you soon Zoe

As my time at the Patrons Office comes to an end, I look back on my experience with an ear-to-ear smile. The past three months have been the […]

See you soon Harriet

To say that this was a pretty cool summer internship would be an absolute understatement. As one might guess, working inside the Vatican Museums makes for a truly […]

Christ Saves Saint Peter from sinking in the Water

Giovanni Lanfranco’s “Christ saves Saint Peter from sinking in the water” is a baroque translation of Giotto di Bondone’s “Navicella” also featured in St. Peter’s Basilica in a […]

See you soon Catie

Saying goodbye has never been one of my strong suits and having to say goodbye to all the members of the Patron’s office is no exception. This summer […]