Press Releases

Feb 19, 2015

Construction Begins on 430,000-sq-ft Museum of the Bible with Today’s Demolition

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 19, 2015— The eight-story, 430,000-square-foot Museum of the Bible took a giant step toward its 2017 opening in Washington, D.C., beginning with surgical demolit...
Nov 21, 2014

Museum of the Bible Expands Staff in Run-Up to 2017 Opening

With construction set to begin this fall on the eight-story, 430,000-square-foot Museum of the Bible, the museum is broadening its team of scholars and experts with new roles and hires. Pedagogical sc...
Nov 3, 2014

President George W. Bush Talks Bible, Museums at Dallas Event

President George W. Bush spoke last night about the importance of the Bible and the role of faith during his time in the White House at an intimate gathering of 200 business and civic leaders in Dalla...
Sep 30, 2014

‘Museum of the Bible’ to Open Fall 2017 in D.C.

Construction to Begin on 430,000-Square-Foot, High-Tech Museum Presenting Impact, History and Narrative of the Bible A new museum is set to join D.C.'s storied pantheon of cultural and research insti...
Mar 25, 2014

Popular Exhibit Returns to St. Peter’s Square to Illustrate Bible’s Circulation throughout the World

Press Conference March 28: Pontifical Biblicum Institute, Vatican Library and Museum of the Bible Announce Exhibition VATICAN CITY, March 25, 2014— On March 28, a press conference will be held at...
Mar 19, 2014

One of the World’s Largest Private Bible Collections Opens Exhibit in Springfield

Passages Interactive Living-History Exhibit Features Rare Biblical Texts and Artifacts in Historical Settings SPRINGFIELD, Mo., March 19, 2014— Passages is a 30,000-square-foot, interactive,...
Oct 8, 2013

Rare Biblical Artifacts From Private American Collection to Exhibit In Jerusalem

Several rare biblical texts and artifacts from the Green Collection will be on display at the Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem, October 23 to May 24. The Book of Books exhibit, which oversees traveling...
Sep 26, 2013

Green Scholars Discover World’s Oldest Jewish Prayer Book

840 C.E. Discovery from the Green Collection is Important Link between Time of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Medieval Judaism The Green Collection, one of the world’s largest collections of rare biblic...
Jul 30, 2012

The Green Collection Lands Permanent Home in Nation’s Capital

Washington Design Center Selected as Future Site of To-Be-Named Bible Museum  WASHINGTON — The Museum of the Bible, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, has purchased the Washington Design Center,...
Mar 23, 2012

Lent/Easter Exhibit at Vatican Encourages Diverse Faith Traditions to Celebrate Common Ground

Verbum Domini Interfaith Exhibit Assembles 150+ of World's Rarest Biblical Texts and Artifacts from Collections Worldwide for the First Time Under One Roof VATICAN CITY — An unusual collaboration...
Feb 3, 2012

Ancient Biblical Manuscript Returns to Cambridge, Seen in New Light

Green Scholars Initiative and Tyndale House Use New Research Technologies to Study World’s Oldest Biblical Text In Jesus’ Native Language CAMBRIDGE, U.K. — Nearly two years after its sale to a p...
Apr 4, 2011

Hobby Lobby President Announces Worldwide Traveling Exhibition on the Bible

Diverse Group of Dignitaries Gathering at Vatican Embassy in Washington, D.C. for Sneak Preview of Rare Collection "This exhibition is a 'tour de force' of the history of the most-banned, most-de...

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