WASHINGTON D.C. – In November 2017, Museum of the Bible will officially open its doors to the public, unveiling the institution’s flagship, 430,000-square-foot museum building for the first time. Located in the heart of Washington D.C. just two blocks from the National Mall and three blocks from the U.S. Capitol, the innovative, global, educational institution boasts one of the largest privately-held collections of ancient biblical codices, scrolls and papyri along with thousands of other historic artifacts and exhibit items.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2016—Today Museum of the Bible announced the appointment of Dr. Paul Anthony “Tony” Zeiss as the executive director for its D.C. museum. In this role, which he officially begins on Jan. 1, 2017, Zeiss will lead the daily operations of the 430,000-square-foot museum in Washington whose goal is to invite all people to engage with the history, narrative and impact of the Bible. The $500 million project (cost of construction, renovation and real estate) is located three blocks from the U.S. Capitol and is scheduled to open in November 2017.
WASHINGTON D.C. – Cooke Pictures was recently awarded the prestigious “W3 Silver Award for Branded Video Production / Branded Content - in the National Nonprofit Category” for its branded video produced on behalf of Museum of the Bible and in support of International Day of Prayer.
The W³ is sanctioned and judged by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from a “Who’s Who” of acclaimed media, interactive, advertising, and marketing firms.
Today Museum of the Bible debuted a comprehensive ecosystem of technology: a $42 million investment in a visitor experience that will be unrivaled in the industry when the museum that invites all people to engage with the history, narrative and impact of the Bible opens in D.C. in late 2017. The unveiling of the museum's technology roadmap and leading-edge components included the announcement of a provisional patent application and demonstrations of technologies in development that together will create an ultra-modern museum experience.
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – In commemoration of the International Day of the Bible, Senator James Lankford and Christian worship leader and recording artist, Jami Smith will host the “Celebration of the Bible Concert” on Friday, November 18 at First Church OKC at 6:30 PM. This event is being sponsored by Salt and Light Leadership Training (SALLT) with support from Museum of the Bible.
As a special celebration of the Oklahoma’s unique Native American cultural heritage and history, Museum of the Bible will display a rare, First Edition Cherokee Bible, 1856, printed by Mission Press in Park Hill, Oklahoma.