There's something for everyone in our 2019-2020 season.


Special Exhibitions

Nov 8, 2019 - Mar 29, 2020

A Fence around the Torah

Special Exhibitions

Hidden away for 1,000 years, the text of the Washington Pentateuch is the foundation of almost every Bible today. This ancient Hebrew Bible will be unveiled to the public for the first time in this special exhibition.
Nov 14, 2019 - May 14, 2020

"Inventors of the Alphabets" from the Vatican Library

Special Exhibitions

Don’t miss this exclusive chance to see the “Inventors of the Alphabets” woodblock prints. For the first time, these contemporary interpretations of the famous 16th-century frescoes in the Sistine Hall are on display in the United States in this exhibit from the Vatican Library.
Feb 28, 2020 - May 17, 2020

With a Mighty Hand: The Art and History of the Passover Haggadah

Special Exhibitions

Passover is a time of remembrance and celebration. Experience this rich tradition through a selection of the most beautifully illuminated Haggadot from the past 500 years.

Events

Dec 19, 2019

Christmastime Is Here with Canadian Brass

Events

Everyone will enjoy this Christmas celebration with the world-famous Canadian Brass. Live in the Pure Flix World Stage Theater!
Jan 26, 2020

One Voice

Events

Three world-renowned Cantors representing large Reform, Conservative and Orthodox synagogues in New York City share their musical gifts and traditions in this kaleidoscope of Cantorial and Jewish folk music.

Feb 8, 2020

A Balm in Gilead

Events

This is your last chance to see the Slave Bible before it returns to Fisk University. Join us for a night of contemplation and commemoration of the role this Bible has played in the African American experience. The evening will feature a selection of spirituals from the Grammy Award-winning Fisk Jubilee Singers® and Howard Gospel Choir.

Mar 29, 2020

Washington Bach Consort - Easter Prelude

Events

Celebrate the Easter season with Washington’s premier Baroque ensemble. The afternoon will feature sacred works of Vivaldi, Bach and Handel performed by singers from the Consort’s professional chorus accompanied on organ.

May 1, 2020 - May 3, 2020

Museum of the Bible's Festival of Choirs

Events

Music will fill the museum as the nation’s finest religious choirs compete for the opportunity to be featured on Museum of the Bible’s stage. Leaders from professional music fields will serve as adjudicators for this competition that will be livestreamed. For more information, please call customer service at (866) 430-MOTB or click on the link below to make an inquiry.

Education

Feb 2, 2020

The Bible in Our Hands

Education

Focusing on two of the most prominent Jewish manuscripts in America, Dr. Gary Rendsburg, a leading scholar in biblical and Judaic studies, walks us through the story of the Hebrew Bible from the Dead Sea Scrolls to the versions we read today.