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.

Membership Levels:

$250 – Clergy (Priests and Deacons)
$250 – Junior Patron (under 35)
$600 – Individual Membership
$1,200 – Standard Family Membership (two adults and all children under 18)
$2,500 – Restorer Family Membership

Membership Form:

Download a Printable Membership Form Here

Basic Membership Benefits

  • Be an honored guest of the Vatican Museums.
  • Access to exclusive Patrons’ Group Tour of the Vatican Museums with a handpicked guide
  • Invitation to social and educational programs throughout the year sponsored by the Illinois Chapter, including trips to Rome to view artwork in the Vatican Museums
  • Receive a discount at the Vatican Museums gift shop.
  • Satisfaction 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

Book a Museum Visit

Are you already a patron and looking to book a private visit to the Vatican Museums? You can work directly with the Vatican Museums office to plan your experience.