Nights of Art 2018: 20 April – 26 October 2018

On Friday 20 April the 2018 edition of the special night openings of the Vatican Museums will begin, offering until 26 October a unique experience in terms of […]

FRAGMENT OF A SARCOPHAGUS: Miracles happen every day

Each of the seven days of creation bears within it a multiplicity of miracles. At the center of it all, lies the remarkably complex creation of man himself—the […]

Experiencing The Sistine Chapel like Never Before

Giudizio Universale: Michelangelo and the Secrets of the Sistine Chapel a must-see in Rome, available only for a limited time! Sara Savoldello’s Testament To The Time In The Theatre […]

Touching Art in the Vatican Museums

    Imagine you cannot see, but want to experience the beauty of the Vatican Museums. Someone might be able to describe the pieces to you, but would […]

A huge good-bye to Ami!

Over the years, the Patrons Office of the Arts staff has welcomed a wide range of collaborators, from student interns to seasoned veterans, originating from North to South, […]

Two Raphael paintings unearthed at the Vatican after 500 years

Written by Delia Gallagher, CNN   A 500-year-old mystery at the Vatican has just been solved. Two paintings by Renaissance master Raphael were discovered during the cleaning and […]

A Woman Now Leads the Vatican Museums. And She’s Shaking Things Up.

  The New York Times By FARAH NAYERI DEC. 24, 2017 VATICAN CITY — Vatican City has been governed by men since it was established as an independent state […]

VATICAN MUSEUMS INNOVATIVE AND DIDACTIC ACTIVITY FOR BOTH DEAF AND HEARING CHILDREN

The Vatican Museums, in collaboration with the Istituto Statale Sordi di Roma and “Italia Creativa” Association, designed an innovative and inclusive educational activity, which can be simultaneously experienced […]

UK Chapter Visit, October 26-28, 2017

Fast approaching is our upcoming visit from the United Kingdom Chapter of the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums to the eternal city. The UK Chapter […]

THE REBIRTH OF THE MADONNA DELLA CINTOLA

When the Madonna della Cintola arrived in the hands of the restorers and scholars at the Vatican, it not only stood out thanks to its immense size, but […]