(WASHINGTON, DC) – On Monday, March 15 at 6:30 pm ET, Folger’s O.B. Hardison Poetry Series, in collaboration with the Embassy of Ireland, welcomes Irish poet and writer Doireann Ní […]
Get into a February frame of mind with red works of art at Washington Printmakers Gallery and two streamed poetry programs.
The Phillips Collection will present an online wire workshop and the Smithsonian American Art Museum will host a virtual conversation on Chicanx graphic arts and activism.
The Washington Ballet will present a virtual Nutcracker Tea Party on Sunday. On Tuesday, a Phillips Collection curator will chat with activist projectionist Robin Bell.
Those staying put this weekend can go on virtual tours of Prohibition-era U Street and Rock Creek Cemetery.
The public is invited to post their own scenes, monologues, sonnet readings, selfies, artwork and baked goods on social media, tagging @folgerlibrary and using the hashtag #ShareYourShakespeare.
To carry out a $50-million expansion, the Folger will close early next year for 18 months to two years, while continuing to offer programs in other venues.
Ed Gero will be Sir John Falstaff, the bug-of-belly soldier, roustabout and kind of tutor to the young heir to the English throne, in “Henry IV, Part One” at Folger Theatre. The show runs from Sept. 9 to Oct. 13.
The celebration concluded with a grand appearance and cutting of the cake by Queen Elizabeth I herself, accompanied by her favorite, William Cecil, 1st Baron Burleigh.
This weekend: the Emancipation Day parade, concert and fireworks at Freedom Plaza and a William Shakespeare birthday bash at the Folger.