Special Exhibitions

The basement level at Museum of the Bible hosts a variety of special exhibitions exploring the Bible's history and impact

The Tapestry of Light: Intersections of Illumination

The book of Revelation has been a perpetual source of inspiration for artists. In this exhibit, see the imagery of the Apocalypse as interpreted by Australian artist Dr. Irene Barberis in a contemporary, glow-in-the-dark tapestry of epic scale. Learn More

A Fence around the Torah: The Washington Pentateuch

Dating to the 10th century, the Washington Pentateuch represents the iconic work of Jewish scribes to preserve the writing and reading of the Torah. This exhibition briefly walks through the history of the Masoretic Text, the standard text of most Bibles today. Learn More