Folger Shakespeare Library

April 28, 2023
The Folger Shakespeare Library is reopening its historic home on Capitol Hill to the public on November 17, 2023, after a major three-year building renovation t
March 3, 2023
The Folger Shakespeare Library is celebrating Shakespeare and the 400th anniversary of the printing of the
July 29, 2021
Some may hear the phrase ‘farm to table’ and think only of a sweet gastropub in the countryside, but for one group of scholars it calls to mind a recently completed, four-year project to explore se
April 30, 2019
The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., recently announced a major expansion project, adding a 12,000-square-foot
April 10, 2018
Washington, D.C. — Greg Prickman, head of Special Collections at the University of Iowa Libraries, has been named Eric Weinmann Librarian and Director of Collections at the Folger.
April 24, 2015
(Washington, DC)—The Folger Shakespeare Library is pleased to
March 18, 2015
Washington, DC— For centuries, longitude (east-west position) was a matter of life and death at sea. Ships that went off course had no way to re-discover their longitude.
February 26, 2015
Washington, DC—The Folger Shakespeare Library is pleased to announce the tour sites for its 2016 national traveling exhibition of First Folio!
November 4, 2014
Washington, DC—Explore the hidden side of Shakespeare’s world with a new exhibition at the Folger that considers early works on codes, ciphers, and concealed messages, as well as the ways in which