It seems like just yesterday that we announced the 15th anniversary trip patrons’ trip to Rome, but now that the trip has come and gone we can certainly claim it was one for the history books! Some highlights: An amazing tour of Assisi featuring our local docent Claudia on the Feast of St. Francis An […]
In October 2016, our chapter of the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums will embark on an amazing tour of the Vatican and its museums, as well as Assisi (on the feast of St. Francis, no less!) and to Florence (with a private tour of the Uffizi!). In typical patrons’ style, we will […]
The Minnesota and North Dakota chapter of the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums is excited to announce the official dates for our 2016 trip to Italy and the Vatican! When: October 3 through October 10, 2015 Where: Assisi, Florence, Rome and the Vatican What: Arriving in Assisi just in time to celebrate […]
In 2012 and 2013, Jack and Cathy Farrell made a very generous donation to help excavate the ancient 4th Century ruins beneath Saint Paul Outside the Walls in Rome. This project has since been completed and inaugurated with great fanfare in Rome. Thanks to the Farrells and our chapter, now people from around the world […]
In October 2013, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums, members of the Minnesota chapter visited Rome for what was an amazing, humbling adventure. We were fortunate to be given private tours of some of the museum’s most revered galleries as well as the laboratories where the […]
This year, our Patrons trip will bring us back to Rome to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums as an organization. (more…)
The MN/ND chapter of the Patrons of the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums announces their 10th anniversary trip to Italy and The Vatican. This trip-of-a-lifetime will celebrate the many restoration accomplishments of our chapter and will inaugurate our most recent initiative: the construction of a new laboratory for the restoration of hundreds […]
In May 2007, Johan van Parys, chair of the MN/ND Chapter and Mark Wyss, former secretary were among a handful invited guests when Pope Benedict XVI made an official visit to the Governatorato on the Vatican to dedicate a new organ.