In 1998, Saint John's Abbey and University commissioned renowned calligrapher Donald Jackson to produce a hand-written, hand-illuminated Bible. We invite you to explore this work of art that unites an ancient Benedictine tradition with the technology and vision of today, illuminating the Word of God for a new millennium.
The Birth of Christ illumination on exhibition in The Saint John’s Bible Gallery. Hill Museum & Manuscript Library/Wayne Torborg, Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota, USA.
The Saint John’s Bible Gallery features 28 original folios from the Bible. See below for opening times and dates.
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT11/23/21 UPDATE: Due to holiday staffing shortages, the Bible Gallery will be closed on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. The Gallery will reopen again on Monday November 29th at 10:00 a.m.