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==Current exhibitions==
 
==Current exhibitions==
* ''[[Painting Shakespeare]] ''May 13, 2017 February 11, 2018
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''A Monument to Shakespeare: The Architecture of the Folger Shakespeare Library'' (April 13, 2019 January 5, 2020)
  
 
==Current traveling exhibitions==
 
==Current traveling exhibitions==
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None at the moment
  
 
==Upcoming exhibitions==
 
==Upcoming exhibitions==
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Check back soon
  
 
==Permanent displays==
 
==Permanent displays==
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* [[Founders' Room temporary exhibitions]]
 
* [[Founders' Room temporary exhibitions]]
 
* [[Tea Room temporary exhibitions]]
 
* [[Tea Room temporary exhibitions]]
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* [[Pop-up exhibitions at the Folger|Pop-up exhibitions]]
  
 
==Past traveling exhibitions==
 
==Past traveling exhibitions==
 
* [[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)
 
* [[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)
 
* ''[[America's Shakespeare: The Bard Goes West]]'' November 17, 2016 – February 26, 2017 (Los Angeles Public Library)
 
* ''[[America's Shakespeare: The Bard Goes West]]'' November 17, 2016 – February 26, 2017 (Los Angeles Public Library)
 
==Upcoming exhibitions==
 
  
 
==Past exhibitions==
 
==Past exhibitions==
  
 
===2010s===
 
===2010s===
* ''500 Years of Treasures from Oxford ''2017 (February 4, 2017 - April 30, 2017)
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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)
 
* ''[[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)
 
* [[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)
 
* ''[[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)
 
* [[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)
 
* [[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)
 
* [[Ships, Clocks and Stars: The Quest for Longitude|''Ships, Clocks and Stars: The Quest for Longitude'']] (March 19, 2015 – August 23, 2015)
  

Latest revision as of 12:35, 30 May 2019

Current exhibitions

A Monument to Shakespeare: The Architecture of the Folger Shakespeare Library (April 13, 2019 – January 5, 2020)

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