During the First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare tour, First Folio number 22 (given the tour nickname "The Lord Vernon Copy" ) was displayed in Delaware, Maryland, and at the University of Virginia Library.
The First Folio – one of four copies of the nearly 400-year-old edition circulating around the U.S. – departs UVA for parts unknown.
WMRA’s Sefe Emokpae interviews Molly Schwartzburg, curator with the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, about the importance of the First Folio as the first large-format collection of Shakespeare’s plays and the earliest surviving documentation of many of his most famous plays.
To honor UVA's exhibition of a First Folio on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library, actors from UVA's drama department, and from the American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, will perform Shakespeare in the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library on Saturday, October 8.
The Folger Shakespeare Library's choice of UVA as a venue for its First Folio touring exhibition was the inspiration for UVA's exhibition on the history of Shakespeare in print.
The First Folio blends with the Library's "Shakespeare by the Book" exhibit, showing that imprecise printing methods of the day means there can be no definitive version of Shakespeare; but the First Folio provides a standard that scholars continue to follow.
The arrival of The First Folio, and the festivities surrounding its exhibition in the Harrison North Gallery of the UVA Special Collections Library, represents a collaboration between UVA faculty, Staunton's American Shakespeare Center, and the Library.
The book of most importance to the Shakespeare canon arrives at the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, setting off a series of scholarly and fun activies in celebration.
Blog post summarizes the competitiveness between early editions of the Bard's work, and the war of wits and words that accompanied them.
The Arts section of the CVille Weekly features an in-depth article on the Library's Shakespeare exhibition.
The Library Council celebrates Shakespeare's birthday with cake, lectures, living history, and a demonstration of the printer's art.
In honor of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death and in anticipation of the rare First Folio edition it will host in October, UVA’s Special Collections Library has created a new exhibit that looks at the strange and wonderful history of Shakespeare in print.
The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library joins in marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death with its own exhibition of rare Shakespeare material.
The Library announces that there will be an exhibition of material on Shakespeare from the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library in the north gallery of Harrison/Small from February 22, 2016 through December 31, 2016.
The Folger Shakespeare Library has selected the University of Virginia as one stop on its touring exhibition of a copy of the First Folio, commemorating the 400th year of Shakespeare's death.