Folger Shakespeare Library

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
June 27, 2014
Washington, DC—Contrary to popular belief, English Renaissance heralds did not play trumpets. Think of them as the earliest professional brand consultants, genealogists, and trademark protectors.
November 1, 2013
Washington, D.C.—Daniel De Simone, curator of the Lessing J.
April 8, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas — Head librarian of the Folger Shakespeare Library Stephen Enniss has been appointed as the new director of the internationally renowned Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research lib