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First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare Opening Reception
November 3, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lecture “Hamlet, Hamlet, Hamlet” – Presented by Assistant Professor Joshua Calhoun, UW-Madison Department of English. Room L160, Elvehjem Building
6:30- 8:00 p.m.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been selected as the host site for the state of Wisconsin 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 association 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. (Chazen Museum of Art, 750 University Avenue, building lobby)
The Chazen Museum of Art met the exacting facility standards required to exhibit the folio. The Chazen and the UW–Madison Libraries partnered to bring the exhibition to Madison.