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==Current exhibitions==
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==Current traveling exhibitions==
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None at the moment
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==Upcoming exhibitions==
 
==Upcoming exhibitions==
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Check back soon
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==Permanent displays==
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* [[First folio on display]]
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* [[Founders' Room]]
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== Satellite exhibition spaces ==
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* [[Founders' Room temporary exhibitions]]
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* [[Tea Room temporary exhibitions]]
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* [[Pop-up exhibitions at the Folger|Pop-up exhibitions]]
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==Past traveling exhibitions==
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* [[First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare|''First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare'']] January 4, 2016 – January 2, 2017 (50 States and 2 territories)
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* ''[[America's Shakespeare: The Bard Goes West]]'' November 17, 2016 – February 26, 2017 (Los Angeles Public Library)
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==Past exhibitions==
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===2010s===
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* ''[[A Monument to Shakespeare: The Architecture of the Folger Shakespeare Library]]'' (April 13, 2019 – January 5, 2020)
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* ''[[First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas]]'' (January 19 – Mar 31, 2019)
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* ''[[Churchill's Shakespeare]]'' (October 6, 2018 – January 6, 2019)
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* ''[[Form and Function: The Genius of the Book]]'' (June 16 – September 23, 2018)
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* ''[[Beyond Words: Book Illustration in the Age of Shakespeare]]'' (February 24 to June 3, 2018)
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* ''[[Painting Shakespeare]]'' (May 13, 2017 – February 11, 2018)
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* ''[[500 Years of Treasures from Oxford]] '' (February 4, 2017 - April 30, 2017)
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* ''[[First Folio! Shakespeare's American Tour]]'' (November 19, 2016 - January 22, 2017)
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* [[Will & Jane: Shakespeare, Austen, and the Cult of Celebrity|''Will & Jane: Shakespeare, Austen, and the Cult of Celebrity'']] (August 6, 2016 – November 6, 2016)
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* ''[[America's Shakespeare]]'' (April 7, 2016 – July 24, 2016)
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* [[Shakespeare, Life of an Icon|''Shakespeare, Life of an Icon'']] (January 20, 2016 – March 27, 2016)
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* [[Age of Lawyers|''Age of Lawyers: The Roots of American Law in Shakespeare's Britain'']] (September 12, 2015 – January 3, 2016)
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* [[Ships, Clocks and Stars: The Quest for Longitude|''Ships, Clocks and Stars: The Quest for Longitude'']] (March 19, 2015 – August 23, 2015)
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* [[Decoding the Renaissance: 500 Years of Codes and Ciphers|''Decoding the Renaissance: 500 Years of Codes and Ciphers'']]'' (''November 11, 2014 – March 1, 2015)
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* [[Symbols of Honor: Heraldry and Family History in Shakespeare's England|''Symbols of Honor: Heraldry and Family History in Shakespeare's England'']] (July 1 – October 16, 2014)
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* [[Shakespeare's the Thing|''Shakespeare's the Thing'']] (January 28 – June 15, 2014)
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*[[Here Is a Play Fitted: Four Centuries of Staging Shakespeare|''Here Is a Play Fitted: Four Centuries of Staging Shakespeare'']] (2013–2014)
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*[[A Book Behind Bars: The Robben Island Shakespeare|''A Book Behind Bars: The Robben Island Shakespeare'']] (2013)
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*[[Nobility and Newcomers in Renaissance Ireland|''Nobility and Newcomers in Renaissance Ireland'']] (2013)
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*[[Very Like a Whale |''Very Like a Whale'']] (2012–2013)
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*[[Open City: London, 1500–1700 |''Open City: London, 1500–1700'']] (2012)
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*[[Shakespeare's Sisters: Voices of English and European Women Writers, 1500-1700| ''Shakespeare's Sisters: Voices of English and European Women Writers, 1500–1700'']] (2012)
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*[[Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible |''Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible'']] (2011–2012)
  
[http://folgerpedia.folger.edu/2016_Anniversary_Exhibitions 2016 Anniversary Exhibitions]
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*[[Fame, Fortune, & Theft: The Shakespeare First Folio|''Fame, Fortune, & Theft: The Shakespeare First Folio'']] (2011)
  
==Current exhibition==
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*[[Beyond Home Remedy: Women, Medicine, and Science|''Beyond Home Remedy: Women, Medicine, and Science'']] (2011)
  
[http://www.folger.edu/woSummary.cfm?woid=879 Shakespeare's the Thing]
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*[[Vivat Rex!: 500th Anniversary of Henry VIII's Accession to the Throne|''Vivat Rex!: 500th Anniversary of Henry VIII's Accession to the Throne'']] (2010)
  
==Permanent displays==
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*[[Lost at Sea: The Ocean in the English Imagination, 1550–1750|''Lost at Sea: The Ocean in the English Imagination, 1550–1750'']] (2010)
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*[[Extending the Book: the Art of Extra-Illustration|''Extending the Book: the Art of Extra-Illustration'']] (2010)
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===2000s===
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*[[Imagining China: the View from Europe, 1500–1700|''Imagining China: the View from Europe, 1500–1700'']] (2009–2010)
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*[[The Curatorial Eye: Discoveries from the Folger Vault|''The Curatorial Eye: Discoveries from the Folger Vault'']] (2009)
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*[[To Sleep, Perchance to Dream|''To Sleep, Perchance to Dream'']] (2009)
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*[[Breaking News: Renaissance Journalism and the Birth of the Newspaper|''Breaking News: Renaissance Journalism and the Birth of the Newspaper'']] (2008–2009)
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*[[Now Thrive the Armorers: Arms and Armor in Shakespeare|''Now Thrive the Armorers: Arms and Armor in Shakespeare'']] (2008)
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*[[History in the Making: How Early Modern Britain Reimagined its Past|''History in the Making: How Early Modern Britain Reimagined its Past'']] (2008)
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*[[Marketing Shakespeare: the Boydell Gallery, 1789–1805, & Beyond|''Marketing Shakespeare: the Boydell Gallery, 1789–1805, & Beyond'']] (2007–2008)
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*[[Shakespeare in American Life|''Shakespeare in American Life'']] (2007)
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*[[Technologies of Writing in the Age of Print|''Technologies of Writing in the Age of Print'']] (2006–2007)
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*[[Noyses, Sounds, and Sweet Aires: Music in Early Modern England|''Noyses, Sounds, and Sweet Aires: Music in Early Modern England'']] (2006)
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*[[Golden Lads & Lasses: Shakespeare for Children|''Golden Lads & Lasses: Shakespeare for Children'']] (2006)
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*[[Consuming Splendor: Luxury Goods in England, 1580–1680|''Consuming Splendor: Luxury Goods in England, 1580–1680'']] (2005)
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*[[David Garrick, 1717–1779: A Theatrical Life|''David Garrick, 1717–1779: A Theatrical Life'']] (2005)
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*[[Letterwriting in Renaissance England|''Letterwriting in Renaissance England'']] (2004–2005)
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*[[Voices for Tolerance in an Age of Persecution|''Voices for Tolerance in an Age of Persecution'']] (2004)
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*[[Word & Image: The Trevelyon Miscellany of 1608|''Word & Image: The Trevelyon Miscellany of 1608'']] (2004)
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*[[Fakes, Forgeries & Facsimiles|''Fakes, Forgeries & Facsimiles'']] (2003–2004)
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*[[Elizabeth I: Then and Now|''Elizabeth I: Then and Now'']] (2003)
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*[[Thys Boke is Myne|''Thys Boke is Myne'']] (2002–2003)
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*[[A Shared Passion: Henry Clay Folger, Jr. and Emily Jordan Folger as Collectors|''A Shared Passion: Henry Clay Folger, Jr. and Emily Jordan Folger as Collectors'']] (2002?)
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*[[The Pen's Excellencie|''The Pen's Excellencie'']] (2002)
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*[[The Reader Revealed|''The Reader Revealed'']] (2001–2002)
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*[[Designer Bookbinders in North America|''Designer Bookbinders in North America'']] (2001)
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*[[Writing on Hands: Memory and Knowledge in Early Modern Europe|''Writing on Hands: Memory and Knowledge in Early Modern Europe'']] (2000–2001)
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*[[A Decade of Collecting: Celebrating Ten Years of Acquisitions|''A Decade of Collecting: Celebrating Ten Years of Acquisitions'']] (2000)
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*[[Fortune: All is But Fortune|''Fortune: All is But Fortune'']] (2000)
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===1990s===
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*[[Fooles and Fricassees: Food in Shakespeare's England|''Fooles and Fricassees: Food in Shakespeare's England'']] (1999)
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*[[Seeing What Shakespeare Means|''Seeing What Shakespeare Means'']] (1999)
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*[[Designs from Fancy: George Romney's Shakespearean Drawings|''Designs from Fancy: George Romney's Shakespearean Drawings'']] (1998–1999)
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*[[Papers and Porcelains: Two Recent Gift Collections|''Papers and Porcelains: Two Recent Gift Collections'']] (1998)
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*[[Mapping Early Modern Worlds|''Mapping Early Modern Worlds'']] (1998)
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*[[Housewife's Rich Cabinet: Remedies, Recipes, & Helpful Hints|''Housewife's Rich Cabinet: Remedies, Recipes, & Helpful Hints'']] (1997–1998)
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*[[Shakespeare's Unruly Women|''Shakespeare's Unruly Women'']] (1997)
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*[[Impressions of Wenceslaus Hollar|''Impressions of Wenceslaus Hollar'']] (1996–1997)
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*[[Yesterday's News: Seventeenth-Century English Broadsides and Newsbooks|''Yesterday's News: Seventeenth-Century English Broadsides and Newsbooks'']] (1996)
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*[[The Festive Renaissance: Illustrated Books from the Colt Collection|''The Festive Renaissance: Illustrated Books from the Colt Collection'']] (1995–1996)
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*''Elizabethan Households'' (1995)
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**The book [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=68898 ''Elizabethan Households: An Anthology''] by Lena Cowen Orlin was published in conjunction with the exhibition.
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*''Sword and the Pen'' (1995)
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*''Collectors’ Choice: Favorites from Collections of Friends of the Folger Library'' (1994–1995)
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**The [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=67652 exhibition catalog] was edited by Rachel Doggett.
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*''Royal Autographs: the Tudor and Stuart Monarchs of England'' (1994)
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**The [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=50276 exhibition catalog] was created by Laetitia Yeandle and Rachel Doggett.
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*''Roasting the Swan of Avon: Shakespeare's Redoubtable Enemies & Dubious Friends'' (1994)
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**The [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=65953 exhibition catalog] was written by Bruce R. Smith.
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*''Unfaded Pageant: Edwin Austin Abbey'' (Loan Exhibition) (1994)
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**The [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=68925 exhibition catalog] was written by Lucy Oakley with introduction by Allen Staley.
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*''Paintings from the Folger Shakespeare Library'' (1993–1994)
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*''Fabulous Beasts: Renaissance Animal Lore'' (1993)
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**The [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=62552 exhibition catalog] was created by Rachel Doggett, Jean Dunnington, and Jean Miller.
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*''The Elizabethan View of Italy'' (1993)
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**The [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=61945 exhibition catalog] was written by Miranda Johnson-Haddad with Mary Tonkinson, Werner Gundersheimer, and Robert Eisenstein.
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*''New World of Wonders, 1492-1700'' (1992–1993)
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**The [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=56840 exhibition catalog] was edited by Rachel Doggett with Monique Hulvey, and Julie Ainsworth.
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*''Fine and Historic Bookbindings'' (1992)
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**The [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=79506 exhibition catalog] was created by Frederick A. Bearman, Nati H. Krivatsy, J. Franklin Mowery with an introduction by Anthony Hobson. Photographs by Julie Ainsworth.
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*''Reign of the Horse: the Horse in Print, 1500-1715'' (1992)
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**The [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=53048 exhibitions catalog] was prepared by Elizabeth Niemyer with the assistance of Susan Scola with an introduction to the catalogue by Anthony Dent.
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*''The First Folio of Shakespeare'' (1991)
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**The [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=49947 exhibition catalog] was created by Peter W. M. Blayney.
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*''Five Years of Acquisitions'' (1990–1991)
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**The [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=49546 exhibition catalog].
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*''Cathedral: Faith in Stone'' (1990)
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*''Rosenbach Redux: Further Book Adventures in Book Collecting'' (1990)
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===1980s===
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*''Shakespeare: The Works ''(1989)
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* ''Women in the Renaissance'' (1989)
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**The [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=197077 exhibition catalog].
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*''Age of William III and Mary II – Tercentenary Exhibition'' (1989)
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** The [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=48651 reference encyclopedia and exhibition catalog] was  edited by Robert P. Maccubbin and Martha Hamilton-Phillips.
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*''The Grete Herball: Books from the Collection of Mary P. Massey'' (1988–1989)
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**The [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=4942 exhibition catalog].
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*''The Elizabethan Theater: the Theater Art of C. Walter Hodges'' (1988)
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*''Folger’s choice : Favorites on our Fifty-fifth Anniversary'' (1987)
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**The [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=31781 exhibition catalog].
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*''Vision Into Verse: Marianne Moore and the Modernist Poem'' (1987–1988)
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*''Time: The Greatest Innovator: Timekeeping and Time Consciousness in Early Modern Europe'' (1986–1987)
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**The [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=27146 exhibition catalog] was edited by Rachel Doggett with the assistance of Susan Jaskot and Robert Rand.
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*''The Compleat Gentleman: Books from English Country Houses'' (1985–1986)
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**The [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=59459 exhibition catalog].
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*''Emily Dickinson Centennial Symposium and Exhibition'' (1986)
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*''The Kemble Family: A Theatrical Dynasty'' (1985)
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**The [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=10157 exhibition catalog].
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*''The Collector and the Dream'' (1982–1983) "in at least 3 parts"
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*''The Treatment of Books and Art Materials'' (1983)
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*''Gifts in Honor of the 50th Anniversary'' (1983)
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**The [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=17639 exhibition catalog].
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*''Martin Luther, 1483-1546: A Jubilee Exhibition'' (1983)
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**The [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=31786 exhibition catalog].
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*''Magna Carta'' (1982)
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*''Shakespeare, the Globe, and the World'' (1979–1981)
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**No formal exhibition catalog was produced, but there is an [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=13311 accompanying book] by Samuel Schoenbaum and a [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=17603 magazine article] by Michael Bandler.
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**This exhibition traveled during the period in which renovations were being carried out on the Folger buildings on Capitol Hill, and so was never displayed at the Folger Shakespeare Library itself.
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===Earlier Exhibitions===
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*"A Decade of Folger Acquisitions: 1968-1978" (1978-1979)
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**The [[Media:DecadeofFolgerAcq6878.pdf|exhibition catalog]]
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*"Petrarch in America : a survey of Petrarchan manuscript" (1974)
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**At the Folger Shakespeare Library, April 6-May 5, and the Pierpont Morgan Library, May 16-June 27.
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**The [http://hamnet.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=34300 exhibition catalog]
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== Exhibitions by year==
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[[Folger exhibitions 2013–2014]]
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[[Folger exhibitions 2012–2013]]
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[[Folger exhibitions 2011–2012]]
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[[Folger exhibitions 2010]]
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[[Folger exhibitions 2009–2010]]
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[[Folger exhibitions 2008–2009]]
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[[Folger exhibitions 2007–2008]]
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[[Folger exhibitions 2006–2007]]
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[[Folger exhibitions 2005]]
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[[Folger exhibitions 2004–2005]]
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[[Folger exhibitions 2003]]
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[[Folger exhibitions 2002–2003]]
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[[Folger exhibitions 2001–2002]]
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[[Folger exhibitions 2000–2001]]
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[[Folger exhibitions 1999]]
  
===First folio case===
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[[Folger exhibitions 1998–1999]]
  
===Founders' Room===
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[[Folger exhibitions 1997–1998]]
  
===Buildings and grounds===
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[[Folger exhibitions 1996–1997]]
  
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[[Folger exhibitions 1995–1996]]
  
==Past exhibitions==
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[[Category: Public programs]]
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[[Category: Exhibitions]]
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[[Category: 20th century]]
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[[Category: 21st century]]

Latest revision as of 14:29, 8 October 2020

Current exhibitions

Current traveling exhibitions

None at the moment

Upcoming exhibitions

Check back soon

Permanent displays

Satellite exhibition spaces

Past traveling exhibitions

Past exhibitions

2010s

2000s

1990s

  • Sword and the Pen (1995)
  • Collectors’ Choice: Favorites from Collections of Friends of the Folger Library (1994–1995)
  • Royal Autographs: the Tudor and Stuart Monarchs of England (1994)
  • Roasting the Swan of Avon: Shakespeare's Redoubtable Enemies & Dubious Friends (1994)
  • Unfaded Pageant: Edwin Austin Abbey (Loan Exhibition) (1994)
  • Paintings from the Folger Shakespeare Library (1993–1994)
  • Fabulous Beasts: Renaissance Animal Lore (1993)
  • The Elizabethan View of Italy (1993)
    • The exhibition catalog was written by Miranda Johnson-Haddad with Mary Tonkinson, Werner Gundersheimer, and Robert Eisenstein.
  • New World of Wonders, 1492-1700 (1992–1993)
    • The exhibition catalog was edited by Rachel Doggett with Monique Hulvey, and Julie Ainsworth.
  • Fine and Historic Bookbindings (1992)
    • The exhibition catalog was created by Frederick A. Bearman, Nati H. Krivatsy, J. Franklin Mowery with an introduction by Anthony Hobson. Photographs by Julie Ainsworth.
  • Reign of the Horse: the Horse in Print, 1500-1715 (1992)
    • The exhibitions catalog was prepared by Elizabeth Niemyer with the assistance of Susan Scola with an introduction to the catalogue by Anthony Dent.
  • The First Folio of Shakespeare (1991)
  • Cathedral: Faith in Stone (1990)
  • Rosenbach Redux: Further Book Adventures in Book Collecting (1990)

1980s

  • Shakespeare: The Works (1989)
  • The Grete Herball: Books from the Collection of Mary P. Massey (1988–1989)
  • The Elizabethan Theater: the Theater Art of C. Walter Hodges (1988)
  • Folger’s choice : Favorites on our Fifty-fifth Anniversary (1987)
  • Vision Into Verse: Marianne Moore and the Modernist Poem (1987–1988)
  • Time: The Greatest Innovator: Timekeeping and Time Consciousness in Early Modern Europe (1986–1987)
    • The exhibition catalog was edited by Rachel Doggett with the assistance of Susan Jaskot and Robert Rand.
  • The Compleat Gentleman: Books from English Country Houses (1985–1986)
  • Emily Dickinson Centennial Symposium and Exhibition (1986)
  • The Collector and the Dream (1982–1983) "in at least 3 parts"
  • The Treatment of Books and Art Materials (1983)
  • Magna Carta (1982)
  • Shakespeare, the Globe, and the World (1979–1981)
    • No formal exhibition catalog was produced, but there is an accompanying book by Samuel Schoenbaum and a magazine article by Michael Bandler.
    • This exhibition traveled during the period in which renovations were being carried out on the Folger buildings on Capitol Hill, and so was never displayed at the Folger Shakespeare Library itself.

Earlier Exhibitions

  • "Petrarch in America : a survey of Petrarchan manuscript" (1974)
    • At the Folger Shakespeare Library, April 6-May 5, and the Pierpont Morgan Library, May 16-June 27.
    • The exhibition catalog

Exhibitions by year

Folger exhibitions 2013–2014

Folger exhibitions 2012–2013

Folger exhibitions 2011–2012

Folger exhibitions 2010

Folger exhibitions 2009–2010

Folger exhibitions 2008–2009

Folger exhibitions 2007–2008

Folger exhibitions 2006–2007

Folger exhibitions 2005

Folger exhibitions 2004–2005

Folger exhibitions 2003

Folger exhibitions 2002–2003

Folger exhibitions 2001–2002

Folger exhibitions 2000–2001

Folger exhibitions 1999

Folger exhibitions 1998–1999

Folger exhibitions 1997–1998

Folger exhibitions 1996–1997

Folger exhibitions 1995–1996