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March-May 1982: The Substance of Things Hoped For—Children's art work on the subject of faith

June-November 1982: Making His Word Mine—(The personal appropriation of Scripture)

November 1982-February 1983: The Drawings of Eleanor Dickinson—
Document of Religion in Appalachia

December 1982-January 1983: A Currier and Ives Christmas

February-May 1983: American Camp Meeting Prints

March-May 1983: The Cartoons of E.J. Pace

June-August 1983: God’s Family—A Photographic Portrait

September-December 1983: Here I Stand—Martin Luther and the Reformation

September-Decembner 1983; Year of the Bible

January-May 1984: Images of American Christianity—(Popular 19th and 20th century
images of Christianity selected from recent acquisitions of the BGC Museum)

June-August 1984: John Wesley—(An exhibit in celebration of the Methodist Bicentennial, 1784)

June-August 1984: Early American Children’s Literature

September-October 1984: Sacred Arts VI—[A juried show of contemporary
Christian art. For the next fourteen years, the BGC Museum was the host to
this exhibit, which had started at the First Presbyterian Church in Wheaton]

October-December: The Prints of Albrecht Durer

October-December 1984: Three Calligraphers—Jonathan Blocher, Tim Botts, Regi Ezel

January-March 1985: 125th Anniversary of Wheaton College

April-May 1985: God So Loved the World—The Paintings of Richard Serrin (Representational biblical scenes by a contemporary Christian artist working in the style of the great Dutch painters)

June-August 1985: Art for the Church—(Selected works from members of CIVA)

September-November 1985: Sacred Arts VII—(A juried show of contemporary Christian art)

May-June 1986: Visions and Realities American missionaries
in Africa—Archives and Museum of the Billy Graham Center

July-August 1986: Justice and Mercy—Exhibit on Prison Ministries

December 1985-April 1986: Russia & Rumania—Billy Graham

September-November 1986: Sacred Arts VIII—[A juried show of contemporary Christian art]

September-November 1986: Billy Graham in Amsterdam & Paris
March-May 1987: Joan Bohlig Etchings

June-August 1987: Witkowski and Weber Paintings—[Tania Witkowski and William Weber]

September-November 1987: Sacred Arts IX—(A juried show of contemporary Christian art)

December 1987-February 1988: Death and the Life After

March-April 1988: Freedom Flight—Images of Heartache and
Hope—The international mission photography of Jim Whitmer

May-June 1988: The Empire That Was Russia—(A photographic record by Sergei Prokudin Gorsky)

June-August 1988: Secret Strength—The Art of Joni Eareckson Tada

September-November 1988: Ruth Graham Returns to China

November-December 1988: The Plight of the Urban Poor—A student exhibit

December 1988-February 1989: Faith by Mail—A Survey of the Religious Postcard

March-May 1989: Sacred Arts X—(a juried show of contemporary Christian art)

June-November 1989: Verbum Dei—(An exhibit on the Bible)

December 1989-February 1990: The Most Unforgetable
Crusades—Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, Mission ‘89

March-May 1990: Sacred Arts XI—(A juried show of contemporary Christian art)

June-September 1990: Faith in China—Through Eyes of Christian Artists in China

October-November 1990: To Win the World for Christ—
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association [photographic exhibit]

December 1990-February 1991: 3:16 An Exhibit of Calligraphy—
(based on verse 3:16 from various books of the Bible)

March-May 1991: Sacred Arts XII—(A juried show of contemporary Christian art)

June-August 1991: An Exhibit on Prison Ministry

September-November 1991: New Directions in Evangelism—Billy Graham Evangelistic Association

December 1991-February 1992: Rare Glimpses of Personal Faith

March-May 1992: Sacred Arts XIII—(A juried show of contemporary Christian art)

June-August 1992: The Recent Ministry of the Billy Graham
Evangelistic Association—Billy Graham’s visit to North Korea

September-November 1992: Images of African American
Religion—[A visual survey of black religion in America]

December 1992-February 1993: The Life of Christ—The drawings of Robert Doares

March-May 1993: Sacred Arts XIV—(A juried show of contemporary Christian art)

June-November 1993: To the Ends of the Earth—Charles Ledford Mission Photography

May-November 1994: The Life of Christ—The drawings of Robert Doares

December 1994-February 1995: Pilgrimage—Works of art on handmade paper

March-May 1995: Sacred Arts XV—(A juried show of contemporary Christian art)

June-August 1995: Global Mission with Billy Graham—A Documentary
Record of the Most Extensive Evangelistic Campaign Ever Undertaken

September-November 1995: Mirror of Creation—Art from the [Museum] Collection

December 1995-February 1996: The Gospel Sound—When "Good News" Music Was Golden

March-May 1996: Sacred Arts XVI—(A juried show of contemporary Christian art)

June-August 1996: Till We Have Faces—The Paintings of Wonsook Kim Linton

September 1996-February 1997: The Life of Christ—The drawings of Robert Doares

March-May 1997: Sacred Arts XVII—(A juried show of
contemporary Christian art, the last hosted by the BGC Museum)

June-September 1997: I Am With You Always—Photographs by Nina Rizzo & Neil Staples

September-October 1997: Faith By Mail—The Golden Age of the Postcard

October-November 1998: That Old Time Religion

December 1997-February 1998: CIVA Codices—...if there be
any virtue ... think on these things [contemporary Christian art]

March-May 1998: Sacred Arts XVIII—(A juried show of contemporary
Christian art; the last Sacred Arts exhibition hosted by the BGC Museum)

June-September 1998: Scribes of Hope—Calligraphic Art [traveling exhibition by CIVA]

October 1998-January 1999: A Time to Sew—Celebrating the sacred in textile art (CIVA exhibit)

February-October 1999: The Life of Christ—The drawings of Robert Doares

September-December 1999: Picturing Faith, 1935-1943—(An historical look at American
religion and culture in the 1930's through the eyes of Farm Security Administration photographers)

January-October 2000: Ron DiCianni—Retrospective (A major survey of
the work of one of America’s most popular and respected Christian artists)

September 2000-August 2001: God's Ambassador—[History in words and
pictures of the ministry of Billy Graham based on the book by the same name]

August 2001-January 2002: Flora from the Bible—Featuring thirty-four botanical paintings
offering a visual presentation of familiar and unusual botanical species mentioned in Scripture

February-May 2002: The Artist and the Bible—20th Century Works on Paper

June-December 2002: The Holy Bible Illustrated in Calligraphy by Timothy R. Botts

January-April 2003: Collector’s Items—Biblical Art & Private
Devotion [art from the Permanent Collection of Sandra Bowden]

May-September 2003: Bread Upon the Waters—The Art of Generosity

September 2003-April 2004: The Life of Christ—Paintings and drawings by Robert Doares

September 2004-February 2005: That Old Time Religion—Golden Era of the Postcard

March-June 2005: Ordained to Create The Self-Taught Art of Southern Preachers, Prophets and Visionaries (CIVA) 03/2005-06/2005

July 2005-July 2006: A Brush With the Eternal—A Showcase of Inspirational Art by Ron DiCianni

August 2007-February 2008: Expressing Faith—Selected Works from the Museum’s Collections

March-May 2008: Face to Face—Warner Sallman’s Images of Christ

May-August 2008: Cross Purpose—Images of Christ (CIVA)

August 2008-February 2009: A Vision of Hope—Reflections of Poverty & AIDS in Africa

March-June 2009: Look Toward the Heavens—The Contemporary Biblical Art of He Qi

June 2009-February 2010: The Life of Christ—The Drawings of Robert Doares

August-September 2010: Bound for Glory—New Work by Tim Botts

September 2010-August 2011: A Brush With the Eternal—The Inspirational Art of Ron DiCianni

August-October 2011: From Eden to Eternity—Embroidered Biblical Stories

September 2011-February 2012: Picturing the Parables—When God Told Stories

March-May 2012: LOVETOWN, PA / The Word on the Street—The Outdoor Art of Gene Schmidt

June-September 2012: Walking With the Creat0r—Three Koreans Reflect on a Personal God

September 2012-March 2013: Beauty Given By Grace—The Biblical Prints of Sadao Watanabe

May-September 2013: QU4RTETS—An Inspired Collaboration of the Arts

November 2013-May 2014: Seeing Christ in the Darkness—Highlighting the Art of Georges Rouault

June-October 2014: From the Eyes of a Shepherd—Seeing the Incarnation through Animal Imagery

November 2014-April 2015: Messiah—Word Pictures by Timothy R. Botts

April-June 2015: Lincoln March. The Knowable Mystery—Paintings by Joel Sheesley

August-December 2015: Cardboard Chronicles The Biblical Art of Rudolph Bostic [no banners]
January-April 2016: Matthaus Evangelium Expressionist Lithographs by Otto Dix [no banners]
April-August 2016: [untitled, pieces from Museum collection]—
semi-permanent exhibit curated by Joel Sheesley remounted [no banners]

August-September 2016: Stepping Into Silence—
God's Radical Grace in the Lives of Hidden Christians

October 2016 onward: [untitled, pieces from Museum collection]—
semi-permanent exhibit curated by Joel Sheesley

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