Museum of Biblical Art

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Eleven galleries, like Roy Lichtenstein: American Identity, use biblically influenced works as a lens to examine art history across cultures

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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, including Roy Lichtenstein: American Identity, which was recently extended to run through May 31. This collection features woodcuts, serigraphs, and screen prints by Roy Lichtenstein, who was a pioneer in the pop art movement and a contemporary of Andy Warhol and James Rosenquist. His works resemble enlarged illustrations from the Golden Age of Comic Books, and explore the theme of Jewish-American identity in the United States. The museum is closed on Mondays.

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 paintings and sculptures to rare books and lithograph, with notable artists including Andy Warhol, Marc Chagall, Michelangelo, and John Singer Sargent. In addition to The National Center for Jewish Art, an on-site conservation lab, pilgrimage attractions, 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. Special exhibitions engage topics as colorful and varied as the art itself, from aging and the creative process to the evolution of the modern Biblical text, featuring artists like Vladimir Gorsky, Charles Sorlier, Marc Chagall, and Henrietta Milan.

Customer Reviews

Great family fun! All ages will enjoy. Stuff to see and do inside and outside. Free audio! You must go!
Lynette S. · January 28, 2017
This was my first time to visit the museum since it was rebuilt. I had previously visited twice before the fire and enjoyed it just as much as the times before if not more. The museum is beautiful and the staff was very friendly and accommodating. I highly recommend it to everyone. It was $11 for two people on a groupon, but was worth the full price.
Tina C. · January 4, 2017
Wonderful pieces of art. In my opinion the most beautiful pieces are the Thomas Kinkade's and the Thomas Blackshear's.
Sandra B. · December 19, 2016
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