Street Address
7500 Park Lane
Dallas, TX 75225
Mailing Address
PO Box 12727
Dallas, TX 75225
phone: 214-368-4622
e-mail: info@biblicalarts.org
web: www.biblicalarts.org/
Hours
Tuesday - Saturday10 AM - 5 PM
Sunday1 PM - 5 PM
Mondayclosed
Admissions
$12 Adults
$10 Students and Seniors 65 and up.
$8 Children 6-11
Under 6 are free of charge.
Museum Type(s)
Art
Services
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Cafe/Restaurant
Group Tours
Staff
Scott Peck, Co-Director and Curator
R.J. Machmcek, Co-Director
Val Robinson, Assistant Director

Description

The Museum of Biblical Art has risen from the ashes in a brand new expanded, state-of-the-art facility; a fine art museum with a mission to display art with a Biblical theme. Nothing on its scale exists in the United States, making it a treasure trove for Dallas…..and the world. Eleven galleries exhibit European and American art, Jewish and Israeli art, rare Bibles, and Biblical Archaeology; works include bronze sculpture, drawings, fine prints, and oil paintings. Opening exhibits include: Marc Chagall, with over 50 originals…The Michelangelo Exhibit includes an exact bronze of the Pieta. European Art includes a fresco from 1300s, a Veronese drawing, and an altarpiece from the School of Boticelli. Jewish Ceremonial Art includes objects for Shabbat and Holidays: Torah Shields, Seder Plates, and Menorahs. See Jewish artists like Jacques Lipchitz, Leonard Baskin, William Gropper, Jack Levine, Max Weber, and Ben Shahn….American paintings from Albert Pinkham Ryder, John Singer Sargent, and Andy Warhol. We feature historic artists like Georges Rouault, Oscar Kokoschka, Maurice Denis, Jacques Villon, Kathe Kollwitz, and Emil Nolde.

Galleries and Exhibits

The museum hosts various styles of biblical art from Contemporary to Renaissance. A list of our current galleries and exhibits can be found on our website.

Conservation Courses

Several years have gone into the restoration of works that were damaged in the 2005 fire. Many more objects will continue to be treated or exhibited within the new lab/classroom of the Museum of Biblical Art by a variety of conservators.

The museum began its "Adopt an Artifact" program in 2010. Artifacts that need conservation will be available for review and those who sponsor their recovery will be credited in the exhibition of the treated object after its completion. Before and after photos will be posted on the museum website.

Example: Caring for Your Family Heirlooms Workshop

In this workshop, Maria Sheets will share years of experience in her understanding of how to best preserve and store a wide variety of family heirlooms. The workshop will include both lectures and hands-on training covering basic environmental monitoring for home and small business collections, recovering materials from a disaster, storage and maintenance of objects ranging from antique furniture and photographs/documents, to modern sculpture and plastics.

Weddings, special events, receptions and meetings

With over 30,000 square feet of event and exhibit space, the newly renovated Museum of Biblical Art provides the perfect and unique venue for your fabulous event. Whether its the spacious Main Gallery Ballroom with a variety of lighting moods, the Atrium or the private Library with the fireplace - each has the ambiance of luxury, while offering the intimacy of quality design. Our professional event planning staff will carefully help coordinate every aspect of your special day or evening - from catering to photography. For more information, please contact Rebecca Harris, Wedding and Event Coordinator for the Museum of Biblical Art at 469-878-8475 or email her at rebeccaharris@biblicalarts.org

Join The Guild

The Biblical Arts Guild is an organization dedicated to the support and assistance of the Museum of Biblical Art ­ its mission, goals and objectives. Membership is open to singles and couples over the age of 18 wishing to support the mission of the Museum, "dedicated to the exhibition and display of Biblically themed artwork."

Mission

To display art with a biblical or biblically related theme.

History

The museum was established in 1966 as The Biblical Arts Center. It was renamed in 2000 as The Museum of Biblical Art or The MBA. In 2005, the museum suffered from a tragic fire. The new and expanded building was first unveiled to the public Passover/Easter of 2010.

Artifacts Collections

Biblical Archaeology
Coins and Ceramics
Paintings
Sculpture
Works on Paper

Research Collections

Ancient Manuscripts and Rare Bibles

Educational Programs

Exhibitions, Gallery Tours, Art Classes, Student Tours, Lectures, Symposium. Docent Programs, Conservation Classes, Interfaith Dialogue, Teacher Workshops

    Facilities

    Auditoriums

    Lecture Halls

    Performance Areas

    Library

    Access: Students, Scholars

    Appointment required: Yes

    Publications

    Newsletter

      ADA

      Wheelchair Accessible

      Services

      Gift Shop

      Special Event Rental

      Restaurant

      Group Tours