Become Part of the Wiedmann Bible Family with the new Adopt-A-Picture Program
We have exciting news! We have just launched the Wiedmann Bible Foundation to raise even more awareness for my father’s work! I would like to invite you to become part of the Wiedmann Bible family.
The 501(c)(3) non-profit organization is based in Raleigh, North Carolina. We aim to artfully engage people with the Bible through artistic expressions and to honor my father’s legacy by publishing his masterpiece in all forms.
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Washington/Stuttgart, September 25th, 2019 — From today on, the largest Bible museum in the world will call the world’s longest painted Bible its own. President and CEO Ken McKenzie will accept the gift of one of the limited print copies on behalf of the Museum of the Bible in Washington D.C. (USA).
Occasion for the handover of the golden ART-Edition is that one of the museum’s most popular exhibitions has come to an end. For one year Willy Wiedmann’s works had been here on display. The exhibition was extended twice. On June 1st, 2019, more than 400 volunteers and staff members unfolded the nearly mile-long Wiedmann Bible facsimile along the Reflecting Pool at the Lincoln Memorial. This event was the first complete unveiling of the German artwork in the United States.
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Museum of the Bible to Unfold Mile-Long Wiedmann Bible on the National Mall
Press Release by Museum of the Bible
Washington, May 8, 2019 – Museum of the Bible announces plans to unfold the nearly mile-long Wiedmann Bible facsimile along the Reflecting Pool at the Lincoln Memorial on Saturday, June 1, 2019, from 8 a.m.-noon. This event will be the first complete unveiling of the Wiedmann Bible in the United States and will require the assistance of 1,000 volunteers to unfold and hold the artifact. Volunteers will receive a commemorative T-shirt and free general admission to Museum of the Bible.
“Museum of the Bible is honored to be part of this historic event,” said museum president and CEO Ken McKenzie. “The Wiedmann Bible exhibit is one of the most popular at the museum, and yet, you can’t truly understand the artifact’s uniqueness until you see just how long it is. I encourage everyone who is able to literally reach out their hands and join me in making history on June 1.”
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What an exciting day…
Faith can move mountains. In this case, the saying goes even beyond death. At the general audience, in the audience hall Paul VI in Rome, Pope Francis received the number ONE of the limited Wiedmann Bible ART edition on February 20th. The original is worldwide unique. It is a visual narrative of the Bible depicting the Old and New Testament in 3,333 illustrations. A printed copy of the special ART-Edition was gifted by the son of the artist, Martin Wiedmann.
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Stuttgart(Germany)/Zurich(Switzerland)/USA, September 12th 2017. Starting September 16th 2017 the Wiedmann Bible will be part of the “Light Art Grand Tour USA”. For the next 3 years the world-renowned Light Artist Gerry Hofstetter will travel all 50 states of the U.S. and put different landmarks into spotlight that have played an important role in the country’s history.
Pennsylvania’s Washington Crossing at Washington Crossing is the first of 50 monuments that will be illuminated with the Wiedmann Bible’s images and many other artworks. The Swiss Light Artist Gerry Hofstetter and his daughter Céline Hofstetter present the tour throughout the U.S. in partnership with the premier event company Hayes Group. In a 2-hour performance the Light Artist and his team will transform buildings, landscapes, etc. into art sculptures by projecting up to 20 images onto the landmarks. Each monument that is being featured in this one of a kind show has played an important role during the foundation of the United States of America and still does in fostering friendships with other countries, including Switzerland.
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On May 7th at 11am Magdeburg – Germany will be venue for a one of a kind event. For the first time in history the Wiedmann Bible will be completely unfolded over a 1517 meter distance, attempting to set a world record.
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3,333 Bible illustrations by Willy Wiedmann depicting the Old and New Testament in two volumes
The Wiedmann Media AG and the German Bible Society will publish a one of a kind Bible Art-Edition by the end of 2017. It depicts the complete Old and New Testament in 3,333 images and was painted by the German artist Willy Wiedmann.
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Bible study has reached a new level of greatness.
For the first time, you can experience the complete Old and New Testament visually. The German artist Willy Wiedmann originally painted THE WIEDMANN BIBLE in order to bring Christians closer to The Holy Scriptures by studying it actively and without being distracted by words.
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How exciting is that Biblehub promotes The Wiedmann Bible. Biblehub.com is supporting The Wiedmann Bible App and promotes it as one of its favourite study tools. Biblehub is an Online Bible Study Suite on which you can search for Bible verses in different languages.
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For decades the world’s longest painted Bible was hidden in an archive – now it will be released for the very first time.
Jesus was light and dark skinned at the same time. A pretty unusual statement, and some might disagree. However, this is exactly what this Bible is all about. It shows that the Holy Scriptures are supposed to be for everyone, and not to segregate humans! ” The Wiedmann Bible” is free of typical stereotypes. So forget what you have learned about the Bible so far.
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