Museum of Biblical Art Visit for Two, Four, or Six (Up to Half Off)

Dallas

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Subtlety is a hallmark of brilliant art, whether it's the hint of a smile on the Mona Lisa or the cow on a motorcycle in the background of American Gothic. Dive into the details with this Groupon.

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  • $12 for general admission for two (up to a $24 value)
  • $24 for general admission for four (up to a $48 value)
  • $36 for general admission for six (up to a $72 value)

General admission grants visitors access to the museum’s assorted galleries and exhibits. The museum is closed on Mondays.

Current exhibitions include Thomas Kinkade: Divine Light, which features 18 oil paintings that grant a sampling of Kinkade's cottage, lighthouse, garden, and chapel themes and challenges visitors to view the artist's wildly popular, often replicated work from a critical, scholarly perspective. It will also include works from the Impressions of Israel series, which he painted en plein air in Israel, along with his earlier allegorical pieces. The exhibition runs from September 1 through November 30.

Museum of Biblical Art

Though each work at the Museum of Biblical Art explores themes or depicts scenes from the Bible, the museum’s mission is to provide invaluable insight into centuries’ worth of art history as guests of all backgrounds and denominations learn about art’s portrayal of Western culture. More than 11 galleries and permanent exhibits, including Mysteries, Signs and Wonders: The Art of Barbara Hines, fill the museum’s 30,000 square feet of space, beckoning visitors to interpret installations ranging from 14th century sculptures to Meditations in Wood by Jeffrey Brosk. In addition to Jewish ceremonial art and watercolors of archaeological holy sites, the MBA also festoons its walls with works by African-American and Hispanic artists that analyze the same biblical themes, albeit from a different cultural perspective.

One of the museum’s permanent fixtures is a life-size bronze casting of Michelangelo’s Pietà, which was authorized by the Vatican and created by a Florentine foundry that practices the same wax-casting technique formerly used by Renaissance artists. Additionally, lithographs by Marc Chagall depict his interpretations of themes in the Old Testament, and line the colonnade leading from the Via Dolorosa Sculpture Garden to the gallery of contemporary art by supercomputers that needed to express themselves.

Reviews

The huge mural of the "history of man" in the atrium is fabulous. You could just sit there and look at it for hours!

Impashable, 3/13/13

Many different types of galleries! Definitely worth the trip.

Cheryl_Ann85, 3/18/13

Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “Staff was very friendly and helpful. the display of antique Bibles along with their history was excellent!”

  • “Beautiful and meaningful art displayed along with an extensive collection of historic Bibles with lots of history.”

  • “It was very inspiring, the works of art there range from the 1200's all the way to present day. They give free tours as well. ”


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    Dallas

    7500 Park Ln.

    Dallas, Texas 75225

    214-368-4622

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In a Nutshell

Museum uses biblically influenced works to examine art history across cultures; Thomas Kinkade exhibit features 18 of his original paintings

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