Press Releases


Oct 1, 2019

Announcing the New 2019-2020 Season

Washington, D.C., October 1, 2019 – This week, Museum of the Bible announced a new season of programming running through May 2020. From the unveiling of a thousand-year-old Jewish manuscript to...
Sep 16, 2019

Museum of the Bible to Host Symposium on the Bible’s Role in American History

Washington, D.C., September 16, 2019 -- At a time when Bibles are gradually disappearing from hotel room drawers, and the place of biblical symbols in our public spaces has come into question, America...
Sep 10, 2019

Museum of the Bible Hosts Women’s Fashion Show

Washington, D.C., September 10, 2019 – Museum of the Bible will host a women’s luncheon and fashion show featuring biblically inspired couture and designs on Tuesday, September 17. The alm...
Sep 9, 2019

Museum of the Bible Finalizes Leadership Team with Two Key Hires

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 9, 2019– Museum of the Bible finalized its executive leadership team with two key hires. Joe Foster has joined as Chief Development Officer and Steve Schildwachter as...
Aug 19, 2019

Biblical Stories are Revealed in Strokes of a Master Painter’s Brush

Museum of the Bible will open a new temporary exhibition entitled Picture Books of the Past: Reading an Old Master Painting on Saturday, August 24. Featuring over 60 Old Master paintings from the Muse...
Jun 20, 2019

Glow-in-the-Dark Apocalyptic Tapestry Exhibit Comes to Museum of the Bible, Media Preview Day Schedu...

Washington, June 20, 2019– Developed over the course of nearly 20 years, The Tapestry of Light is the first full-visual interpretation of the story of John’s Apocalypse in tapestry form in...
May 8, 2019

Museum of the Bible to Unfold Mile-Long Wiedmann Bible on the National Mall

Washington, May 8, 2019– Museum of the Bible announces plans to unfold the nearly mile- long Wiedmann Bible facsimile along the Reflecting Pool at the Lincoln Memorial on Saturday, June 1, 2019,...
Apr 1, 2019

Museum of the Bible Announces Grant Award for Major Exhibition on Science and the Bible

Washington, April 1, 2019– Museum of the Bible, announced plans for a large-scale, year-long temporary exhibition exploring the complex relationship between science and the Bible. The project wi...
Jan 21, 2019

Statement by CEO Ken McKenzie in Commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Today we honor the life, work and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who inspired a movement that is as vital as ever. Through his strong Christian faith, Dr. King put his life on the line every d...
Nov 26, 2018

Slave Bible Exhibit Examines Use of Religion in Colonial Period

Washington – On Wednesday, November 28th, Museum of the Bible will unveil its newest exhibit,The Slave Bible: Let the Story Be Told, which spotlights a rare artifact – an abridged ver...
Nov 15, 2018

Museum of the Bible Celebrates First Anniversary with Festivities, Prepares to Welcome Millionth Vis...

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2018—To commemorate its first anniversary, Museum of the Bible invites the public to a variety of free festivities held throughout the weekend, including special children&rs...
Oct 22, 2018

Museum of the Bible Releases Research Findings on Fragments in Its Dead Sea Scrolls Collection

Third-Party Testing Confirms Significant Doubts About Some Scroll Fragments in Museum’s Collection; Museum Removes Artifacts from Exhibit  WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2018—Today Museum of t...