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2018 Rome Trip: The Reveal!


Our 2018 patrons trip to Italy has officially been announced, and it will include all of our exclusive events and tours of the Vatican Museums, gardens, and restoration galleries (such as a private viewing of the Sistine Chapel), as well as a side adventure to the Amalfi Coast, including Positano, Ravello, and Capri. When: October […]


2017 Recap and Annual Dinner


Our annual dinner was recently held at I Noni Restaurant, and featured an incredible five course dinner with paired wines and much merriment. We also discussed business – including our chapter’s successes in the past year and our plans for the future. In 2017 the patrons hosted a very successful art exhibit on the Swiss […]

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Upcoming Event: The Patrons and The Friends of Mia present Dr. Johan van Parys


The Power of Sacred Art: Beauty that Saves and Shatters Thursday September 28 @5:30pm  $45, registration required Our chapter’s Chair, Dr. Johan van Parys, has been invited to speak at a special Mia event, involving drinks, appetizers, enlightenment, and a docent-led tour. Please join us for this exclusive event as we discuss sacred art and […]


Event Recap: Swiss Guard Exhibit Opening Event


The opening weekend of the patrons-sponsored “Life of a Swiss Guard” Art Exhibit was filled with special events. The preview evening was a PAVM-exclusive event hosted by The Basilica Landmark and our generous donors Jack and Cathy Farrell and Jacques and Lydie Stassart. Special guests included Archbishop Bernard Hebda, Fr. Daniel Hennessy, and exhibit curator […]