NCJA / TJAA Jewish Artists In America
Thursday, December 7th, 2017
The arrival of Judaism into the Americas is a watershed moment for religion, art and politics. How has Judaism affected the Americas, specifically the United States? What does it mean to be Jewish and American in the 21st Century? This exhibit explores all of that and more.
8x8 Art Exhibition and Auction
Saturday, 11 November, 2017
Join us for an evening of artsy fun with our annual 8x8 Art Exhibition and Auction. Over 100 mini works of art by premier gallery and celebrity artist contributors will be available to guests in a silent auction.
The festivities will also include Texas BBQ and a live Country Swing Band.
Chong Keun Chu Artist Reception
Sunday, July 16th at 3:00pm
Join us Sunday the 16th of July for a meet and greet artist reception with Chong Keun Chu. The reception will be held by the museum and feature the artist as he walks us through the art on display. He will be here to answer questions and shed light on his work. There will also be a time for refreshments as Mr. Chu speaks with Scott Peck, the museums executive director and curator.
The Secrets of Israel's Success:
Innovation and Technology
Sunday, June 25th at 3:00pm
Innovation comes comes in all shapes and mediums. From scientific discoveries and economical breakthroughs to literature and technology. But when you think of landslide accomplishments and notable awards, Israel may not be at the front of your mind. Jewish tradition and business ideals have formed the Israeli work ethic and shaped generations of great minds like Theodor Herzl, playwright and political activist and David Ben-Gurion, Israel's first prime minister.
Learn more about Israeli innovations and technology!
Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend
MBA Guild Event
Thursday, June 8, 2017 – 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Join us for brunch and a special presentation by Donald Zale, former CEO and Chairman of the Board for the Zale Foundation. Mr. Zale will be presenting on the history of the Zale family, acquiring diamond mines, operating jewelry stores, and the amazing beauty of diamonds.
Nowhere Else But Israel
The Importance of Jewish State to the Jewish People
Sunday, March 12, 2017 – 3:00 p.m.
Join Us for a Lecture Presented by Porit Avigdori with Yael Adventures. Porit will be sharing a little about her family roots that will shed some light on the history of the Jewish people in the diaspora. She graduated from Bar Ilan University with a BA in Social Science and Geography.
Afterwards, learn about our next Museum trip to Israel.
From Pebbles to Pixels:
The Importance and Evolution of Style
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 – 5:30 p.m.
In this talk/presentation, Dr. Sheila Campbell and artist Lilian Broca will demonstrate the need and importance of personal visions and variety of styles in our overlapping multicultural societies, when we engage in creating contemporary mosaic art. Dr. Sheila Campbell will speak about the emergence of the narrative in the 21st century seen through two mosaic series, one in the Byzantine Style, the other in the Critical Post Modernist approach. Lilian Broca’s slide presentation will cover the transition from a contemporary Byzantine style body of work to the more naturalistic and robust Post Modernist one.
Art House Dallas Presents "Artful Living"
with Makoto Fujimura
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 – 7:00 p.m.
Join Art House Dallas as we hear from internationally acclaimed visual artist, Director of Fuller Seminary's Brehm Center, and presidential appointee to the National Council on the Arts, Makoto Fujimura.
Fujimura will speak about his experiences and discuss the relationship of his new book, "Silence and Beauty," to Martin Scorsese's upcoming film, "Silence." Q&A to follow.
Teaching Social Justice Through Encounters with
Art & Digital Storytelling
Saturday, October 22, 2016 – 9:00am-12:00p.m.
K-12 art educators interested in applying storytelling and technology to the teaching of social justice and diversity awareness are invited to participate in a three-hour professional development workshop on October 22nd at the Museum of Biblical Art, Dallas.
The workshop will be facilitated by Dr. Adetty Perez de Miles of the University of North Texas (UNT). Workshop participants will view and discuss the exhibition Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females -- Tapestries and Sculpture by Linda Stein (H2F2), on view October 26 - December 16, 2016 at the Museum.
Hand-crafted Jewelry Trunk Show
The Jeanette Korab Collection
Sunday, April 10, 2016 – 2:00-4:00p.m.
Area artist and expert jewelry craftswoman, Jeanette Korab, will showcase her beautiful, handmade jewelry at a private trunk show at the MBA Dallas. Chat with friends, enjoy light refreshments, and shop beautiful jewelry in support of the Museum. See Jeanette's globally-inspired rings, bracelets, necklaces, and other items made with beautiful natural stones and precious materials. Every piece is unique. Don't miss this opportunity to add a piece (or several) to your personal collection. *40% of all purchases will benefit the Museum.
Cathedral and the City
A Lecture with Dr. Caroline Bruzelius
Friday, April 17, 2015 – 7:00 p.m.
Caroline Bruzelius, Ph.D., Art History Professor and Medieval Scholar from Duke University in North Carolina, will lecture on the architecture, symbolism, historical traditions and enduring relevance of European Cathedrals of the Medieval period.
The presentation will be followed by a Question and Answer session with Dr. Bruzelius.
Hosted by the University of Dallas in cooperation with the Museum of Biblical Art.
A Mosaic Passover Story
An International Mosaic Fine Art Exhibition
Scott Peck, Director and Curator
Jamie Pink Weisbrod, Concept Developer & Co-curator
Katrina Doran, co-curator.
Invited artists: Karen Ami, Emma Biggs, Sonia King, Verdiano Marzi, Giulio Menossi, Matteo Randi. Juried artists: Lilian Broca, Kathryn Bullock, Sue Coombs, Julie Dilling, Barbara Dybala, Carolyn Friedman, Caren Zane Fishman, Bette Ann Libby, Dr. Mi Yang Min, Andryea B. Natkin, Shawn A. Newton, Pamela Reynolds, Cindy Robin, Laura W. Robbins, Gila Ruskin, Angela G. Sanders, Joan Siegel, Kathy Thaden.
View a patron's walking video tour of the show taken with a smart phone.