The annual support from your membership allows the Illinois Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums to continue our mission of raising funds for the preservation, care, exhibition and restoration of art in the Vatican Museums.
The different levels of membership allow each Patron the choice to support the Patrons’ mission at their desired level. A detailed description of each membership level can be found by clicking here.
$250 – Clergy OR Junior Patron (under 35)
$600 – Individual Membership
$1,200 – Standard Family Membership (two adults and all children under 18)
$2,500 – Restorer Family Membership
$5,000 – Executive Circle – Bronze Level
$10,000 – Executive Circle – Silver Level
$15,000 – Executive Circle – Gold Level
$100,000 – Director’s Circle (payable over 3 years)
$1,000,000 – Cardinal’s Circle
For more information on Director’s or Cardinal’s Circle, please contact our office.
Basic Membership Benefits
- You are an honored guest of the Vatican Museums.
- Exclusive Patrons’ Group Tour of the Vatican Museums with a handpicked guide.
- Email instructions to request Papal Audience tickets.
- Complimentary copy of the Vatican Museums Report, a bi-annual publication, as well as email communications.
- Members also receive the Il Messaggero, the newsletter of the Illinois Vatican Patrons.
- You will also be invited to social and educational events throughout the year sponsored by the Illinois Chapter, including trips to Rome to view artwork in the Vatican Museums.
- Discounted pricing for the PAVM Insider’s Course and in the Vatican Museums gift shop.
- You will receive the satisfaction that comes from being part of a world-wide team of patrons and artists who work together to conserve one of the world’s greatest treasures of art and culture.
Additional Membership Benefits can be found in the Detailed Description of Benefits.