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by Alexa Hassell, Chapter Intern As a student of art history, who has never visited the Vatican Museums before, the opportunity to virtually “walk” through the New Wing (the Braccio Nuovo) at the Chiaramonti Museum is unprecedented! As one of my favorite spaces in the Vatican Museums, the New Wing houses Greek and Roman sculptures […]
In response to the global spread of COVID-19, the Vatican and civil authorities have closed the Vatican Museums as a precautionary measure. The anticipated duration of this closure is until April 3, 2020. While in-person tours may be closed to the public at this time, the Vatican Museums are offering several virtual tours for those […]
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
The recent patrons trip to Rome to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums 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 restorations are meticulously performed. We even […]