|Walkway entrance to museum|
The museum contains one permanent exhibit - the paintings of Moshe Tzvi Berger. Berger was born in Transylvania in 1924. He spent time in a work camp during the Holocaust, and then studied art in the Belle Art in Rome and the Beaux Arts in Paris. He became a Ba'Al Teshuva (Orthodox) in 1982 and immigrated to Israel in 1992, . The Museum of Psalms opened three years later in 1995. He bagan painting the Psalms series in 1988, but did not complete them until 2003
Each of the Psalm painting has an actual text as its background. The paintings also have a Kabalistic and spiritual style to them.
Many of Berger's beautiful paintings are also available for purchase.
The two lithographs that I bought were in books that he had. Photographs are not allowed of the paintings themselves, but it was OK for me to take pictures from the books.
The museum has just 4 or 5 smaller rooms, filled with pictures of the psalms. They are not in numeric order. The rooms seems to overflow with color.
In addition to the signed lithographs, I bought several large and several medium sized post cards of his works as well as a booklet of 42 paintings of the "sun" series that were added to the museum in 2007.