Shakespeare’s Birthday at Home

April 23, 2020

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.

Weekend Round Up May 3, 2018

May 3, 2018

What will you celebrate this Saturday, May 5: the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby at the Willard’s Bonnets & Bow Ties party or Karl Marx’s 200th birthday at the Goethe-Institut?

Encounters with ‘Hamlet’

January 24, 2018

Once encountered — preferably onstage, acting a part, however small, but also as a high school English assignment — William Shakespeare and his most familiar creation, “Hamlet,” about that melancholy […]