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Ponder Anew: Baroque Masterworks from the Museum & Gallery

The Jerry and Alice Lenz Gallery, First Presbyterian Church of Greenville

April-October 2023

The art of the Baroque period provides a glimpse into the life and culture of a distant past. Although the clothing, setting, and props may reflect an outdated time, the artistry used and the narratives explored by these Old Masters are universal. Enjoy a glimpse of 14 paintings from M&G’s collection on exhibit in downtown Greenville.  May you ponder anew these timeless treasures and find inspiration relevant to life in the present.

A printed exhibition guide is provided.


Lenz Gallery Hours

Beginning April 4, available by appointment and for the following public hours:

Tuesday: 9:30 AM-1:30 PM

Thursday: 9:30 AM-1:30 PM

For possible appointment, please call 864-565-0907 or email


Look & Find: An M&G Scavenger Hunt

For Kids K5-8th grade

The artists in the Ponder Anew exhibition were not just great painters, they were also wonderful storytellers! Each picture is filled with fascinating details about historical figures from the Bible. Using your best observation skills, discover the real people in these timeless treasures. Get your scavenger hunt at the main reception desk at First Pres.


Public Tours

If you’re interested in a tour of the Ponder Anew exhibition, visit here. Tour groups must be 10 people or more, and the tour length runs 45-60 minutes.



M&G Objects on Loan

Every year M&G loans works from its collection to participate in various exhibitions around the world. Peruse the list below and consider visiting the exhibitions to learn more about the world of Old Masters and the museum field. Plus, you can view portions of M&G’s collection on campus here.

St. Joseph and the Christ ChildCarlo Francesco Nuvolone (attr. to)

Elijah Fed by RavensRafel Govertsz. Camphuysen

The Christ of DerisionPhilippe de Champaigne

Christ and the Syrophoenician WomanGiovanni Coli and Filippo Gherardi, called Sancasciani

The Repentant St. PeterCarlo Dolci

St. John the EvangelistDomenico Zampieri, called Il Domenichino

Joseph Interpreting the Dreams of Pharaoh’s Butler and BakerGerbrand van den Eeckhout

The Flight into EgyptDomenico Fiasella, called Il Sarzana (attr. to)

Solomon’s Prayer for WisdomGovaert Flinck

Christ Disputing with the EldersRutilio di Lorenzo Manetti (attr. to)

St. Peter Denying ChristChristoph Paudiss

Christ at the Pool of BethesdaJean Restout

Moses at the Burning BushJacopo Vignali

King David Playing the HarpSimon Vouet

Ponder Anew: Baroque Masterworks from the Museum & Gallery at Bob Jones University

Lenz Gallery, First Presbyterian Church

April 4 through October 2023

To learn more, visit here.


Madonna of the Lake Marco d’Oggiono

North Carolina Museum of Art

October 8, 2022 – August 15, 2023









St. Michael the Archangel Overcoming SatanJosé Antolínez

The Heavenly ShepherdBartolomé Esteban Murillo

The Martyrdom of St. AndrewBartolomé Esteban Murillo

Ecce HomoPedro Orrente

St. Catherine of Alexandria Appearing to the Family of St. BonaventuraFrancisco de Herrera, the Elder

The AnnunciationFrancisco de Zurbarán

Power & Piety in 17th Century Spanish Art

Georgia Museum of Art

Available until November 26, 2023




Various M&G antiquities: including Roman glass, Jewish marriage contract, and Babylonian cuneiform cylinders.

Museum of the Bible (Washington, DC)