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Overview: Temporary Exhibition Galleries

Published: Oct 13, 2017

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TEMPORARY exhibition galleries

First Floor Galleries 122 and 130

 These two side-by-side galleries are located on the first floor just off the lobby and arcade. The galleries are changing spaces, in which the museum invites international institutions to introduce guests to biblical, cultural and literary treasures found in their renowned collections. Features of the galleries include:

n  State-of-the-art temperature and humidity control

n  1,920-square-foot (178.3-square-meter) exhibition space in gallery 122

n  2,158-square-foot (200.4-square-meter) exhibition space in galley 130

n  15-foot (4.5-meter) ceiling height and a low-profile access flooring system, which allow for flexibility and efficient change of exhibits

Fifth Floor Gallery 507

Located on the fifth floor just off the glass walkway, gallery 507 hosts a variety of exhibits, some contemporary in scope, and others explorations of the impact of the Bible in our world culture. Features of the gallery include:

n  State-of-the-art temperature and humidity control

n  6,604-square-foot (613.5-square-meter) exhibition space

n  15-foot (4.5-meter) ceiling height and a low-profile access flooring system, which allow for flexibility and efficient change of exhibits 

Concourse Level Gallery B181 

The concourse level of the museum houses the largest temporary exhibition space, gallery B181. A grand space of more than 9,000 square feet, B181 can be configured into two or even three spaces in which a mix of exciting contemporary and international exhibits are presented. Features of the gallery include:

n  State-of-the-art temperature and humidity control

n  9,214-square-foot (856.0-square-meters) exhibition space

n  13.1-foot (4.0-meter) ceiling height and a low-profile access flooring system, which allow for flexibility and efficient change of exhibits

 

 

About Museum of the Bible
Museum of the Bible
 is an innovative, global, educational institution whose purpose is to invite all people to engage with the Bible. In 2017, Museum of the Bible, which aims to be the most technologically advanced museum in the world, will open its 430,000-square-foot nonprofit museum just three blocks from the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. A digital fly-through of the Museum is viewable here. A 360-degree hardhat tour of the museum is available here.