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First Folio Tour Host Sites

Collected by: Folger Shakespeare Library

Archived since: Apr, 2016

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Websites advertising the Folger Shakespeare Library's 2016 First Folio tour's exhibits, created by each of the host sites.

Subject:   Arts & Humanities Society & Culture Universities & Libraries Folger Shakespeare Library Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

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Title: First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare | Exhibitions | Explore | Beach Museum of Art | Kansas State University

URL: http://beach.k-state.edu/explore/exhibitions/first-folio.html

Description: To mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the Folger Shakespeare Library is sending a First Folio to every state in the United States; the museum was selected as the venue for the Folio’s display in Kansas. Join us in 2016 as K-State honors the greatest playwright of the English language with this exhibit from the world’s largest Shakespeare collection. The first folio’s visit is accompanied by a semester-long series of campus and community events. This collaborative celebration of Shakespeare is made possible by K-State English Department, K-State Libraries, Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, McCain Auditorium and Manhattan community partners.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio | College of Arts and Sciences | The University of Oklahoma

URL: http://cas.ou.edu/first-folio/

Description: "First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare" is a national traveling exhibition organized by the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., to commemorate the 400th anniversary in 2016 of Shakespeare’s death.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: Shakespeare's First Folio | UMD

URL: http://champ.d.umn.edu/shakespeares-first-folio/

Description: The Folger Shakespeare Library, in partnership with Cincinnati Museum Center and the American Library Association, is touring a First Folio of Shakespeare in 2016 to all 50 states, Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico. The University of Minnesota Duluth alongside generous partners has the fortunate opportunity to host this rare event.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio Events

URL: http://clas.wayne.edu/English/First-Folio-Events

Description: Wayne State University, in collaboration with the Detroit Institute of Arts and the Detroit Public Library, has been selected as the host site for the state of Michigan for First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, a national traveling exhibition of the Shakespeare First Folio, one of the world's most treasured books. The Folger Shakespeare Library, in partnership with Cincinnati Museum Center and the American Library Association, is touring a First Folio of Shakespeare in 2016 to all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio – Cleveland Public Library

URL: http://cpl.org/firstfolio/

Description: Cleveland Public Library will be the site for the Ohio First Folio! tour stop. The book will be on display in the Treasure Room within the Special Collections on the third floor of the Main Library, 325 Superior Avenue in downtown Cleveland from June 20 to July 30, 2016 during regular Library hours. Visitors are encouraged to explore Shakespeare-themed displays, activities, performances, spoken word events, crafts classes, and technology in Brett Hall, The John G. White Corridor, the third floor displays, Tech Central, and the Cleveland Digital Public Library before viewing the First Folio in the Treasure Room.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio

URL: http://firstfolio.arizona.edu/index/

Description: Shakespeare's First Folio is on tour and visited the Desert Southwest this spring! The UA's First Folio exhibit ran from February 15 to March 15, 2016 at the Arizona State Museum, along with a companion exhibit on Shakespeare's Contemporaries and Elizabethan Culture at Special Collections. We offered many events in conjunction with the First Folio's visit—most have audio or video recordings you can enjoy!

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare

URL: http://firstfolio.tulane.edu/

Description: Tulane University School of Liberal Arts is honored to have been selected as the state of Louisiana host site for First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, a national traveling exhibition of the Shakespeare First Folio, one of the world’s most treasured books. The exhibition honors Shakespeare in 2016, on the 400th anniversary of his death. The exhibition will be installed at the Angela Gregory Gallery of the Newcomb Art Museum, on Tulane University’s uptown campus, May 9-31 and is open to the public.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio Kansas City

URL: http://firstfoliokc.org/

Description: Nearly four centuries after its publication, one of the world’s rarest and most valuable books – the first collection of William Shakespeare’s plays – is coming to Kansas City. First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare will be on display June 6-28, 2016, at the Kansas City Public Library’s downtown Central Library, serving as the centerpiece of more than six months of special programming celebrating the Bard.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio — Frazier History Museum

URL: http://fraziermuseum.org/first-folio/

Description: In 2016, the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, the Folger has mounted a national traveling exhibition, bringing this important volume to one venue in each state, for one month. Accompanying the rare book will be a multi-panel exhibition exploring the significance of Shakespeare, then and now. During the exhibition, The Frazier History Museum, University of Louisville, and Louisville Free Public Library, along with more than 40 arts, cultural, and community organizations in Louisville, are planning an array of programs for the public in support of the First Folio exhibition. For information on community-wide programming -- dubbed "Will in the 'Ville" -- visit http://blogs.lfpl.org/firstfolio/.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare - LibGuides at University of Nevada, Las Vegas

URL: http://guides.library.unlv.edu/firstfolio/

Description: The UNLV University Libraries is delighted to exhibit an original 1623 First Folio from the Folger Shakespeare Library as part of First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare. This first-ever national tour of one of the world’s most influential books celebrates 400 years of Shakespeare and his legacy. Special Collections in the Lied Library at is the only location in Nevada for the First Folio! National tour. We invite you to visit our exhibition September 1-29, 2016.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: Shakespeare's First Folio - State Historical Society of North Dakota

URL: http://history.nd.gov/shakespeare/

Description: Visit the James E. Sperry Gallery at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum for the traveling exhibit First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library. Only 235 copies exist of this first collected edition of Shakespeare’s plays. We are honored to be the one of only 52 sites selected by the Folger Shakespeare Library to host this treasure from the world’s largest Shakespeare collection. The State Historical Society of North Dakota will host lectures, theater performances with Capitol Shakespeare of Bismarck, workshops, and films throughout July to celebrate the Bard.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library | Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

URL: http://jsma.uoregon.edu/Shakespeare/

Description: Part of the international events in 2016 commemorating the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, First Folio! will make its first stop here in Eugene, offering visitors a chance to see the book itself, open to Hamlet’s famous “To Be or Not To Be” monologue.” As the winning Oregon host site, the JSMA will offer free admission for the duration of the exhibition. Additional materials from the UO Libraries Special Collections and University Archives add context to the exhibition. These include the second and fourth folios of Shakespeare’s collected works, the first folio of the works of playwright Ben Jonson, and illustrations for an edition of The Tempest by English artist Walter Crane.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio in Alaska! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare - Guides at Alaska State Library

URL: http://lam.alaska.gov/FirstFolioAlaska/

Description: First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, is a national traveling exhibit from the Folger Shakespeare Library and part of the Wonder of Will celebration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death. Find out more about the exhibits and special events at the Folger's Wonder of Will website.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio , University Libraries, University of South Carolina

URL: http://library.sc.edu/p/FirstFolio

Description: One of the few surviving copies of the First Folio is on exhibit at the Ernest F. Hollings Library at USC April 14 – 30. Accompanying the First Folio is Much Ado About Shakespeare, an exhibit of university collections from Holinshed’s Chronicles and the Fourth Folio to 21st century adaptations. University deans, department chairs and faculty, and representatives from a number of cultural arts organizations throughout the midlands have come together to offer multiple events city-wide celebrating the arrival of the First Folio.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare

URL: http://lonestarfolio.tamu.edu/

Description: Texas A&M University has been chosen as the Texas host for Shakespeare’s First Folio on its national tour to commemorate the 400th year anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. Folger Shakespeare Library is putting on the traveling exhibition First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare which is visiting all 50 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico. In honor of the First Folio arriving in College Station, Texas A&M will be hosting a series of events to celebrate the exhibit including performances, lectures and those aimed for students and teachers across Texas. The Cushing Memorial Library & Archives will also be hosting a complementary exhibit entitled Within the Book and the Volume: Early Modern English Literature at Texas A&M. Events will take place starting February 2 and continue through April 20, 2016

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, On tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library

URL: http://mmfa.org/exhibitions/first-folio-the-book-that-gave-us-shakespeare/

Description: When the First Folio arrives in Montgomery, its pages will be opened to the most quoted line from Shakespeare and one of the most quoted lines in the world, “to be or not to be” from Hamlet. Accompanying the rare book will be a multi-panel exhibition exploring the significance of Shakespeare, then and now, with additional digital content and interactive activities. During the exhibition, the MMFA will be coordinating educational activities and other events with our neighbor in the Blount Cultural Park, the Alabama Shakespeare Festival.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: ¡El Primer Folio! El libro que nos legó Shakespeare

URL: http://museo.ut.pr/calendario-de-actividades/

Description: El Museo y Centro de Estudios Humanísticos Dra. Josefina Camacho de la Nuez de la Universidad del Turabo fue seleccionado por la Folger Shakespeare Library en Washington DC como el único museo en Puerto Rico que recibirá la exhibición ¡El Primer Folio! El libro que nos legó Shakespeare.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio! The Book that Gave us Shakespeare | Middlebury College Museum of Art

URL: http://museum.middlebury.edu/exhibitions/upcoming/node/1457/

Description: A rare original copy of William Shakespeare’s First Folio—the first complete collected edition of his plays and one of the world’s most influential books—will be on view at the Middlebury College Museum of Art for the month of February. The exhibit, First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library marks the 400th anniversary of the playwright’s death. Along with the month-long exhibition, the College will host performances, a workshop, speakers, a film screening, family events, and a folio festival that features Renaissance music, gallery talks, and a live theater performance. Middlebury collaborated with several community partners, including the Ilsley Library and the Town Hall Theater, to offer a number of the activities.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: Shakespeare: First Folio | NC Museum of History

URL: http://ncmuseumofhistory.org/Exhibits-Shakespeare/

Description: The N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh will host an original 1623 Shakespeare First Folio. Considered one of the most influential books in the world, the First Folio includes 36 of Shakespeare’s plays, 18 of which had never been printed before. The 1623 book will be on view in the exhibit First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare from Saturday, May 7, through Monday, May 30, at the N.C. Museum of History. It will be opened to the most quoted line from Shakespeare, “to be or not to be” from “Hamlet.” Accompanying the 1623 book will be a six colorful panels exploring Shakespeare’s impact, then and now. Admission is free.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio: World-Famous Book Comes to Wheeling - Oglebay Institute

URL: http://oionline.com/firstfolio/

Description: First Folio: World-Famous Book Comes To Wheeling First Folio at the Mansion Museum Oglebay Institute is delighted to exhibit an original 1623 First Folio from the Folger Shakespeare Library May 9 – June 12 at the historic Mansion Museum in Oglebay Resort. Accompanying the rare book will be a multi-panel exhibition exploring Shakespeare’s impact, then and now. A series of public programs take place throughout Wheeling during the exhibit to connect the public with the Bard, his work and the history of the printed word.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: Shakespeare at Emory

URL: http://shakespeare.folio.emory.edu/

Description: Emory has been selected as the host site for First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, a national traveling exhibition of the Shakespeare First Folio, one of the world’s most treasured books. The First Folio pages will be opened to the famous “To be or not to be” speech from Hamlet. Accompanying the rare book will be a multi-panel exhibition exploring the ongoing significance of Shakespeare. To accompany this special exhibition, Emory has planned a wide range of public and family programming, featuring scholars, poets, writers, artists, actors, musicians and more. We hope you will join us as we celebrate Shakespeare and the First Folio!

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: Shakespeare at Iowa

URL: http://shakespeare.lib.uiowa.edu/

Description: University of Iowa Libraries’ Gallery will host the only stop in the state of Iowa for First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, a national traveling exhibition of the Shakespeare First Folio. The treasured volume will be on display free-of-charge to the public at the University of Iowa Main Library Gallery from August 29 through September 25, 2016.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: Shakespeare by the Book

URL: http://shakespeare.lib.virginia.edu/

Description: The University of Virginia presents an exhibition to celebrate the vibrant, complex, and sometimes contentious history of bringing Shakespeare's works into print. From early editions to contemporary artists' books, and from massive folios to microminiature editions, the exhibition offers visitors a glimpse into the varied riches of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library's Shakespeare collections. Installed in our main gallery, the exhibition includes over 100 items.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio Exhibit | January 6-29, 2016 // Shakespeare at Notre Dame // University of Notre Dame

URL: http://shakespeare.nd.edu/first-folio/

Description: Housed in the Rare Books and Special Collections gallery of Notre Dame's Hesburgh Library, Notre Dame marks the official first stop of the First Folio national tour and exhibit, titled First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library. Shakespeare at Notre Dame, along with faculty from the College of Arts and Letters, and members of the distinguished Shakespeare residency company Actors from the London Stage will also host lectures, performances, workshops, and special displays throughout the month of January to complement this momentous occasion.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare

URL: http://shakespeare.uconn.edu/

Description: Whether you are an individual, school group, or family, everyone has a chance to see the Folio – the exhibit is free and open to all. See the Folio at the UConn’s campus art museum, the William Benton Museum of Art, from September 1-25, 2016. Although the exhibit is free, donations to the museum are welcome and graciously accepted.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare | University Museums

URL: http://sites.udel.edu/museums/old-college-gallery/first-folio-the-book-that-gave-us-shakespeare/

Description: When the tour was announced, Michael Witmore, director of the Folger Shakespeare Library, said, “Shakespeare is one of the greatest storytellers of all time. His characters are familiar to us, and his words still excite artists, scholars, and audiences around the globe. He connects us to each other, to our history, and to the themes and ideas that touch us every day. Shakespeare’s world is our world, and it is vast. We hope this exhibit invites everyone to come explore.” Dr. Witmore will deliver a public lecture, “Shakespeare for the Centuries,” at 4 p.m. on September 7 in the Morris Library Reading Room, followed by a Reception in Old College. Audiences are also invited to connect to the exhibition through guided and self-guided tours, gallery talks, performances and interactive workshops for all ages. Old College Gallery is the only location in Delaware for the First Folio! national tour.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: arkshakes

URL: http://www.arkshakes.com/#!folio/h88xh

Description: The University of Central Arkansas and Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre have been selected as hosts for the state of Arkansas for First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, a national traveling exhibition of the Shakespeare First Folio, one of the world’s most treasured books. Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will celebrate its 10th anniversary season in conjunction with the First Folio Exhibition, which will run June 7-July 12, 2016 in the Baum Gallery on the UCA campus.​

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare | Art Museum | University of Colorado Boulder

URL: http://www.colorado.edu/cuartmuseum/exhibitions/view-upcoming/first-folio-book-gave-us-shakespeare/

Description: The First Folio itself will be opened to the most quoted line from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, “to be or not to be.” A multi-panel exhibition exploring Shakespeare’s impact, then and now, will be accompanied by digital content and interactive activities. We do ask that you register for a viewing time. For August 29-31: please follow this link. Learn about the months of programming celebrating the arrival of the First Folio at the website: Shakespeare at CU.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: Shakespeare at CU | University of Colorado Boulder

URL: http://www.colorado.edu/shakespeareatcu/

Description: The University of Colorado Boulder will honor the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death with Shakespeare at CU, a program consisting of more than 40 events and exhibitions. The program will continue through the exhibition First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library, at the CU Art Museum August 9th – August 31st, 2016.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare

URL: http://www.currier.org/exhibitions/first-folio-book-gave-us-shakespeare/

Description: Imagine a world without the immortal phrases “To be, or not to be,” “Beware the Ides of March” and others. It almost happened! The book that saved many of William Shakespeare’s greatest plays from being forever lost will be on view April 7 to May 1, 2016 in the exhibition, First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare. The exhibition brings one of the remaining copies of this important historic publication to the Currier as its exclusive New Hampshire and Boston-area venue. The Currier is proud to have worked with our academic partners, Saint Anselm College, University of Massachusetts Lowell; University of New Hampshire, Durham and University of New Hampshire, Manchester to secure this treasure for our regional audience.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: Tweed Museum of Art: FIRST FOLIO! The Book That Gave Us SHAKESPEARE

URL: http://www.d.umn.edu/tma/exhibitions/first_folio/index.html

Description: The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. sent out the First Folio to 50 states as of January 4, 2016 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. The 1623 First Folio is the first printed collection of all of Shakespeare’s plays and will be exhibited at Tweed from October 4 -26. Visitors will view the Folio as well as interpretive exhibitions, theatrical performances, and educational initiatives. Special thanks to the English Department and to the Kathryn A. Martin Library at UMD for bringing this exciting event at the Tweed Museum of Art, on the campus of the University of Minnesota Duluth. For details about the exhibition, please visit http://champ.d.umn.edu/shakespeares-first-folio and follow the hashtag #firstfolioduluth on social media.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: Drew Events: First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare

URL: http://www.drew.edu/events/events/category/first-folio/

Description: Folger Shakespeare Library selected Drew as the sole exhibitor in New Jersey because of its renowned theatre program, wealth of Shakespeare courses and nexus with the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, which is based on Drew’s 186-acre campus. The book will arrive in late September and be displayed from Oct. 6 through Oct. 30 on the first floor of Mead Hall, with a bevvy of daily programming around it.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: The Durham Museum: First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare

URL: http://www.durhammuseum.org/experience/exhibits/temporary/exhibit-details.aspx?ID=339

Description: The Durham Museum is delighted to exhibit an original 1623 First Folio from the Folger Shakespeare Library as part of the First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare nationwide tour. This first-ever national tour of one of the world’s most influential books celebrates 400 years of Shakespeare and his legacy. The Durham is the only location in Nebraska for the First Folio! tour. In conjunction with the traveling exhibition from the Folger Shakespeare Library, The Durham Museum will also exhibit, A Thing Inspired: The Enduring Legacy of William Shakespeare, featuring some never-before-seen pieces from The Durham Museum’s Byron Reed Collection. A Thing Inspired draws objects and documents from the collection including a later edition of the Folio published in 1876 that speaks to the popularity of Shakespeare’s works, and also shows how later editors tried to change or “enhance” his plays.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: Elizabethtown College -The First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare

URL: http://www.etown.edu/library/firstfolio/

Description: The First Folio! exhibition will run from November 10 to December 4 in the High Library. In conjunction with the exhibit, Elizabethtown College will also offer educational programs and related events for the public and families, including family workshops, theatrical performances, and a music recital. In addition to the First Folio! exhibit, the library will be hosting Will’s Words: A Shakespeare Art & Design Exhibit with works by Elizabethtown College students.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio! San Diego 2016

URL: http://www.firstfoliosandiego2016.org/

Description: The Old Globe and the San Diego Public Library were selected last year to co-host the only stop in California for First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library, a national traveling exhibition organized by the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. In addition, The Old Globe and the San Diego Public Library—in partnership with the University of California San Diego, the University of San Diego, San Diego State University, the San Diego Public Library Foundation, and media partner KPBS—have announced a spring and summer schedule of free Shakespeare-related programs for children, adults, and families.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: Shakespeare in Nashville

URL: http://www.folionashville.com/

Description: The Parthenon is proud to present the exhibition First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library. This nationally touring exhibit comes to Nashville courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D. C., in honor of 400 years since William Shakespeare’s death. Accompanying the rare book will be a multi-panel exhibition exploring the significance of Shakespeare, then and now, with additional interactive activities. Along with its community partners, the Nashville Shakespeare Festival and the Nashville Public Library, The Parthenon is planning an array of public programs, including lectures, performances, puppet shows, and family programs .

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare

URL: http://www.fordcenter.org/shakespearefirstfolio/

Description: Macbeth, Julius Caesar, Twelfth Night. These famous plays and 15 others by Shakespeare would probably have been lost to us without the First Folio. Published in 1623, the First Folio is the first collected edition of Shakespeare’s plays, and only 233 copies are known today. This year, to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the Folger Shakespeare Library is sending a First Folio to every state in the United States, and we have been selected for Mississippi.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio! at Gallaudet University - Gallaudet University

URL: http://www.gallaudet.edu/firstfolio.html

Description: About Exhibition Events Events Calendar SHXandDiversity In the News Contact Information Director: Dr. Jill Bradbury Email Narrow band showing Shakespeare's eyes, and within each eye is Shakespeare's portrait In October 2016, Gallaudet University hosts a month-long program for the traveling exhibit First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, with a copy of the First Folio provided by the Folger Shakespeare Library. The First Folio will be on display in the Washburn Arts Building (WAB), and programming throughout the month will offer the public a variety of ways to engage with Shakespeare in visually oriented ways. Six panels provided by the Folger Shakespeare Library will cover the history of Shakespeare and the First Folio alongside four companion panels developed by Gallaudet University focusing on the history of Shakespeare in the Deaf community and translations of his works in American Sign Language (ASL). Various events and programming will celebrate the unique contributions Deaf artists have made and continue to make to Shakespearean theater and showcase visual approaches to the Bard's plays. Events include: a visual Shakespeare festival; a lecture series; A Midsummer Night's Dream produced by the Gallaudet Theatre Program; Bard for a Day for Deaf families and Deaf/hoh children, and a K-12 educators workshop. All events are free and open to the public. Registration is required for some.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: Shakespeare in the Little Apple

URL: http://www.k-state.edu/shakespeare400/events/

Description: During the spring semester of 2016, Kansas State University has the honor of hosting a series of public events to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the life of poet and dramatist William Shakespeare, 1564-1616. Kansans of all ages have a unique opportunity to view the First Folio on display at the Beach Museum in Manhattan, KS and are invited to attend the celebratory public talks, dramatic performances, a teachers’ workshop, and family engagements that will surround the exhibition of this treasured book.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare

URL: http://www.lcfpd.org/museum/first-folio/

Description: William Shakespeare has arrived in Lake County! Not the bard himself, of course, but a once-in-a-lifetime national touring exhibition commemorating the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death in 1616. Don't miss your chance to see one of the rarest, most valuable and most influential books in the world––the 1623 Shakespeare First Folio. Our Lake County Discovery Museum is the Illinois host institution for the exhibition First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library, in association with the American Library Association and the Cincinnati Museum Center. The exhibition is traveling during the entire 2016 year, and will stop for a one-month show at a single institution in each of the 50 states, plus Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. In celebration of this important cultural event, the Discovery Museum is offering free programs, events and performances relating to Shakespeare and the First Folio! exhibition throughout the month of February.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: Shakespeare's First Folio in Montana! - Mansfield Library First Folio - University Of Montana

URL: http://www.lib.umt.edu/public/folio/

Description: The University of Montana is pleased to be named Montana’s host for "First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, on national tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library,” sponsored by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library and the Montana Museum of Art & Culture (MMAC). The First Folio exhibition will be on display in MMAC and open to the public May 9-31, 2016.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: Shakespeare's First Folio | Middlebury

URL: http://www.middlebury.edu/shakespeare/

Description: “First Folio” is a 50-state tour and exhibit of Shakespeare’s 1623 First Folio, one of the world’s most treasured books. The exhibit will arrive in Vermont as one of the first stops of the exhibit's yearlong nationwide tour. Accompanying the rare First Folio will be a multi-panel exhibition exploring the significance of Shakespeare, then and now, with additional digital content and activities.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: Shakespeare's First Folio | First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare | Santa Fe, NM | Feb 5 - Feb 28, 2016

URL: http://www.nmartmuseum.org/shakespeare/

Description: The New Mexico Museum of Art in Santa Fe will be the only New Mexico venue for First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library. The exhibition will be on view at the New Mexico Museum of Art from February 6-28. The display of the rare book will be accompanied by a multi-panel exhibition and interactive activities exploring Shakespeare’s enduring impact. In Santa Fe, the pages will be open to one of the most quoted lines in the English language, from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, “to be or not to be.” To celebrate the exhibition of the First Folio in New Mexico, the New Mexico Museum of Art and other New Mexico partners are presenting a full slate of public programs.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: New-York Historical Society | First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare

URL: http://www.nyhistory.org/exhibitions/first-folio-book-gave-us-shakespeare/

Description: As part of a worldwide celebration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the Folger Shakespeare Library is launching a nation-wide tour of First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, published in 1623. New-York Historical, together with the 92nd Street Y and The Public, is proud to help

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: The City Library | firstfolio

URL: http://www.slcpl.org/firstfolio/

Description: Marking the 400th anniversary year of Shakespeare's death, First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare is a nationwide, touring exhibition to all 50 states, Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico in 2016. At each location, the First Folio will be displayed open to one of Shakespeare's most famous passages, which has challenged and inspired actors for four centuries: the "to be or not to be" speech from Hamlet. Through October 2016, various City Library locations will be hosting events and book discussions centered on Shakespeare.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: Shakespeare Folio | USD

URL: http://www.usd.edu/Shakespeare/

Description: Noted as one of the most valuable books in history, the Shakespeare First Folio will be visiting the National Music Museum (NMM) on the campus of the University of South Dakota. The historic 17th-century volume will be on view March 7 - April 2, 2016, within a special multi-panel, interactive display. The Folger Library traveling exhibit, titled First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, will also ignite a series of Shakespeare-related events in the Vermillion community. Concerts, movies, lectures, and family events are planned. All will be free to the public — including admission to the National Music Museum itself during the 27 days of the First Folio exhibition at USD.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio! the book that gave us Shakespeare

URL: http://wyomuseum.state.wy.us/shakespeare/

Description: The Wyoming State Museum is excited to exhibit an original 1623 First Folio from the Folger Shakespeare Library as part of First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare. This first-ever national tour of one of the world’s most influential books celebrates 400 years of Shakespeare and his legacy. The Wyoming State Museum is the only location in Wyoming for the First Folio! national tour. We invite you to visit our exhibition from September 7-30, 2016.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: Boise State First Folio Fun

URL: https://archives.boisestate.edu/shakespeare2016/morefoliofun/

Description: On Display: First Folio! the Book that Gave Us Shakespeare on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library: See one of the world’s most influential books–the 1623 Shakespeare First Folio– firsthand! This free, multi-panel exhibition explores Shakespeare’s impact, then and now, and is accompanied by digital content and interactive activities. “What’s Past is Prologue”: 40 Years of the Idaho Shakespeare Festival: A retrospective exhibition celebrating 40 seasons of Shakespeare in Idaho. Seventeenth Century Books from the collection of David and Nancy Leroy. Seventeenth Century Printing and Bookbinding display and hands-on activities

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: Shakespeare First Folio at FIU

URL: https://folio.fiu.edu/

Description: This February, join us for Florida’s only exhibition of First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library. With a rare first edition of Shakespeare’s collected works in the limelight, this month-long celebration of The Bard features educational programming for Florida schoolchildren, an academic symposium, staged readings, open-mic events, film screenings, a family day and more.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio at Boise State - Boise State University

URL: https://go.boisestate.edu/first-folio/

Description: Now you have the chance to see one of the world’s most influential books firsthand! Boise State University is honored to host First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC. This free exhibition explores Shakespeare’s impact, both during his lifetime and now, and is accompanied by digital content and a month of interactive activities.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio: The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare | On Tour From The Folger Shakespeare Library

URL: https://library.brown.edu/create/firstfolio/

Description: First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare, on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library, is a national traveling exhibition organized by the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, to commemorate the 400th anniversary in 2016 of Shakespeare’s death.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare – Newcomb Art Museum

URL: https://newcombartmuseum.tulane.edu/portfolio-item/shakespeare-first-folio/

Description: Part of an international initiative marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the exhibition will feature a First Folio open to the famous “To be or not to be” soliloquy in Hamlet. Unique to Tulane’s presentation will be a rare quarto of Hamlet on loan from Tulane parent and exhibition supporter Stuart Rose. In addition to the Newcomb Art Museum exhibition, visitors will have the opportunity to trace across campus an “archival circuit” of rare materials informing an array of special topics: the history of book publication in Shakespeare’s age at Howard-Tilton Library Special Collections; Shakespeare and race at the Amistad Research Center; and Shakespeare and gender at the Newcomb Archives and Vorhoff Library Special Collections. A distinctive New Orleans’ jazz funeral will kick off the campus-wide initiative. Complete with music provided by Dr. Michael White and the Liberty Brass Band, this special parade will honor and remember the greatest playwright the world has known.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: Shakespeare in Wisconsin

URL: https://shakespeare.library.wisc.edu/

Description: As one of the exhibition destinations for the Folger Shakespeare Library’s First Folio Tour in 2016, UW-Madison is also helping to coordinate opportunities to experience the influence of Shakespeare across Wisconsin. Shakespeare in Wisconsin 2016 will include state-wide performance experiences, K-12 educational opportunities, among other events, to showcase the ways in which Shakespeare still influences the world, including the lives of those right here in Wisconsin. The Shakespeare in Wisconsin 2016 will kick off on April 20 as we welcome actress Anna Deavere Smith to campus, thanks to collaboration between the Distinguished Lecture Series, the Libraries, and the Friends of the UW-Madison Libraries. Other key events include a special lecture in October, when luminaries from Wisconsin will present an original performance on Shakespeare’s endearing legacy. Finally, the First Folio exhibition will open in November at the Chazen Museum of Art. Additional events and exhibits showcasing other works by Shakespeare can be expected throughout the year as well, including exhibits in the Department of Special Collections and the Kohler Art Library.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare - Exhibitions - The Frost Art Museum at Florida International University - FIU

URL: https://thefrost.fiu.edu/exhibitions/2016/first-folio.html

Description: The exhibition will bring the 1623 original edition of the playwright’s first published collection to 52 sites: one site in all 50 United States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Without its publication, such beloved plays as Macbeth, The Tempest and Twelfth Night would not be known today. Florida schools are invited to schedule a tour of Shakespeare's First Folio on display at the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at FIU in February 2016.Tours include a viewing of the folio at the Frost Art Museum and additional educational programming around campus.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: 2016 | Shakespeare's First Folio | Amherst College

URL: https://www.amherst.edu/museums/mead/exhibitions/2016/first-folio/

Description: Visitors will be able to see the book itself, open to Hamlet’s famous “To Be or Not To Be” monologue. Accompanying the 1623 book will be a six-panel display exploring Shakespeare’s impact, then and now, with additional digital content and activities. The exhibition and opening reception are free and open to the public.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: William Shakespeare’s First Folio | Kapi'olani Community College

URL: https://www.kapiolani.hawaii.edu/shakespeare/

Description: William Shakespeare’s First Folio—the first collected edition of his plays and one of the world’s most influential books—will be on display at Kapi‘olani Community College’s Lama Library from April 25 through May 25, 2016. During and leading up to the month-long exhibition of First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare, the College will host speakers, workshops for teachers, a special Shakespeare Comes to Hawai‘i exhibit, and more. Kapi‘olani collaborated with several community partners, including the Hawai‘i branch of the English-Speaking Union, the Hawai‘i State Library and the Hawai‘i Book and Music Festival, to offer a range of activities.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio - Shakespeare at Portland Public Library

URL: https://www.portlandlibrary.com/programs-events/first-folio/

Description: Portland Public Library, in partnership with University of Southern Maine Libraries and the Maine Humanities Council, will be Maine’s host for the First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare national tour. The First Folio exhibition will be open to the public from 5pm on March 4th through April 2nd, 2016.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: Shakespeare's First Folio Exhibition at St. John's College in 2016

URL: https://www.sjc.edu/annapolis/shakespeare-first-folio/

Description: St. John’s College in Annapolis is Maryland’s host site for the “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare” national tour. The First Folio exhibition will be on view to the public from November 1 through December 4 at the Mitchell Gallery on the campus of St. John’s. A variety of Shakespeare-inspired performances and events will take place on the St. John’s College campus and across the region in celebration of the “First Folio” exhibition.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title: First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare

URL: https://www.spl.org/library-collection/first-folio/visit-the-first-folio/

Description: Visitors to First Folio! will come face to face with the original 1623 book, displayed open to Hamlet's speech in which he debates whether "to be or not to be." Each First Folio! host location has also planned public events and activities, often including additional exhibitions, in joyful celebration of the book that saved so many of Shakespeare's dramas and the amazing plays it holds. The Seattle Public Library was chosen as the site for the Washington State First Folio! tour stop. The book will be on display in the level 8 gallery at the Central Library in downtown Seattle from March 21 to April 17, 2016 during regular Library hours. Enjoy Shakespeare-themed activities and performances on level 3 before heading upstairs to view the folio.

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Subject:   Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Folger Shakespeare Library.

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