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 […]
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 […]
We are very excited to announce that registration is now open for the 2016 Patrons Trip to Rome, which will take place October 2 – October 10, and include visits to the Vatican Museums, Assissi, Castel Gandolfo, Orvieto, and Florence. Download the full Itinerary and Registration Form below, or register online today!
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 […]
Some highlights of our recent trip to France include: The Chagall stained-glass windows at the Cathedral in Reims The Vintage Lunch and champagne flites at Moët & Chandon The view from The Royal Champagne hotel Dinner at Ma Cuisine in Beaune Tasting from the barrel and sampling the ’76 Pommard at Le Manoir The serene beauty of […]
On January 22, patrons members gathered to hear Jack Farrell describe the itinerary for the 2014 France trip, entitled Cathedrals & Chateaux, Culture & Cuisine. In collaboration with Johan van Parys, Jack Farrell has helped plan a marvelous tour that will appeal to both wine and art lovers, including visits to some of the world’s […]
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 […]
You’re Invited! Whether or not you plan on joining us for our once-in-a-lifetime trip to France this fall, please join us for a casual January get-together and informational session where we will reveal the much-anticipated itinerary for the next Patron’s trip. Our October, 2014 trip to Champagne, Chablis, Burgundy and Paris is entitled: “Cathedrals and […]
The Minnesota and North Dakota Chapter of PAVM, in collaboration with Jack Farrell and the Paris Chapter of PAVM is pleased to announce our October, 2014 trip to Champagne, Chablis, Burgundy and Paris entitled: “Cathedrals and Chateaus, Culture and Cuisine.” This boutique trip to several exclusive locations is open to PAVM members only.
Father Mark Haydu hosted a reception for the leaders of the 28 chapters of the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums on the rooftop of the Hotel Minerva, which affords stunning views of the Pantheon, St. Peter’s Basilica and several other landmark buildings in Rome. (more…)