Current Exhibits

Explore Museum of the Bible’s current exhibits for a first-hand look at the global influence and history of the Bible!

Current Exhibits

August 24, 2019 - September 30, 2020

Picture Books of the Past: Reading an Old Master Painting

Long before emojis, the medieval church used pictures as a tool to convey biblical stories and religious instruction.

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July 6, 2019 - January, 2020

The Tapestry of Light: Intersections of Illumination

The Book of Revelation in the Christian Bible has been a fascinating source of inspiration for artists. See the imagery of the Apocalypse reinterpreted by artist Dr. Irene Barberis in a contemporary, glow-in-the-dark tapestry of epic scale.

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Long Term Exhibit

The People of the Land: History and Archaeology of Ancient Israel

See fascinating archaeological discoveries from the Israel Antiquities Authority and learn more about life in ancient Israel.

Long Term Exhibit

Treasures from the Vatican Museums and the Vatican Library

Encounter stunning manuscripts and other treasures from the Vatican Museums and Vatican Library.


Permanent Exhibits

Permanent Exhibit

The Impact of the Bible

The Impact of the Bible Floor on Floor 2 features Bible in the World, where guests can explore the Bible’s impact on fashion, literature, music and more, and Bible in America, with artifacts tracing the Bible’s profound influence on American culture. Check out Bible Now for a spectacular live feed of global data or Washington Revelations, for a dazzling “flight” through the nation’s capital.

Permanent Exhibit

The Stories of the Bible

On Floor 3, walk through the stories of the Hebrew Bible, immerse yourself in first-century Nazareth, and listen to the story of how the followers of Jesus became a thriving community.

Permanent Exhibit

The History of the Bible

On Floor 4, encounter hundreds of rare and beautiful artifacts as you discover the Bible’s history, from handwritten scrolls to mobile devices, as it was embraced by many communities with different traditions! Don’t miss illumiNations, a collection of Bible translations from all around the world!