The International Director of the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums, Rev. Kevin Lixey, LC, makes his annual visit from Rome to Texas in February 2020. Father Kevin will bring us up to date on the most recent conservation projects at the Vatican Museums. Join us for an evening reception at one of the […]
October 1-6, 2019 Several Texas Board members and patrons traveled to Rome and Vatican City on a unique trip which occurs every other year. Only members can participate in this trip, which includes private tours of parts of the Vatican Museums and behind-the scenes looks of the restoration labs.
An Update Look on the Noli Me Tangere Tapestry Noli Me Tangere Tapestry – Mia Samaniego, Intern Among the recently adopted restoration projects of the Texas Chapter, Noli Me Tangere (“Do Not Cling to Me”) is a little-known tapestry which depicts the interaction between the Risen Christ and Mary Magdalene narrated in the Gospel of […]
Pope Francis held a special audience for the chapter leaders of the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums gathered in Rome to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the organization. In his words to the group, the Pope underlined the importance of sacred art – and its preservation – for bringing people together and […]
National Geographic recently published a delightful piece highlighting a unique perspective on the Vatican Museums.
Dr. Barbara Jatta discusses the enormity and the wonder, the diversity and minutia of overseeing the Vatican Collection and communicating the faith that’s at its core.
Texas Patrons of the Arts Pilgrimage to Rome & Orvieto – Please contact us for more info! Book Online: ctscentral.net/booking/?tripcode=10962&groupcode=6452
On April 9th, the Texas Chapter will be hosting a meeting for Patron members in Dallas. During this brief presentation, we will explain three key things: What it Means to be a Member We encourage members to bring a guest. This evening is meant to attract new members and remind current Patrons just how significant […]
The Texas Chapter’s first event of the year, planned by Lori Wrinkle, was The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. This event was held on the night of March 6th at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Texas and was a huge success. Our twenty-six members that […]