Folger’s Michael Witmore to Speak, Nov. 14

Michael Witmore, director of the Folger Shakespeare Library. Courtesy Folger.

Folger Shakespeare Library Director Michael Witmore will be next month’s speaker in Georgetown Media Group’s Cultural Leadership Breakfast Series. The event will take place on Thursday, Nov. 14, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at 1310 Kitchen & Bar by Jenn Crovato, 1310 Wisconsin Ave. NW.

Witmore, who has a bachelor’s degree from Vassar College and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, taught at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison before becoming the Folger’s seventh director in 2011. He will talk about the library’s two-year renovation and expansion project, beginning early in 2020, and the programs to be offered during and after.

Admission to the Nov. 14 event, sponsored by Long & Foster and Bonhams, is $25. To RSVP, email or call 202-338-4833.

Please note: This Cultural Leadership Breakfast will NOT take place at the George Town Club. The location is 1310 Kitchen & Bar in the Georgetown Inn, 1310 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Valet parking at the Georgetown Inn is complimentary with validation for breakfast attendees.

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