Follow the First Folio! Tour updates from Florida, Vermont, Kansas, Illinois, New Mexico, and Arizona

Marlon Brando costume
This Marlon Brando costume is on display with the First Folio exhibition at Lake County Discovery Museum in Wauconda, IL.

From a Hot Pepper Shakespeare contest to a Romeo and Juliet masquerade ball, the party doesn’t stop. These First Folio host sites are living it up, celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare across the United States. Here’s a round-up of where you can find our traveling exhibition, First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, this month:

  • The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL (Feb 2-28)
  • Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT (Feb 1-28
  • Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (Feb 1-28)
  • Lake County Discovery Museum, Wauconda, IL (Feb 3-28)
  • New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM (Feb 5-28)
  • University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ (Feb 15 – Mar 15)

Highlights from Florida

Florida International University created a virtual reality experience of Shakespeare’s London.

The university also hosted a Hot Pepper Shakespeare contest. Participants had to read aloud a Shakespeare passage after eating hot peppers.

Highlights from Vermont

Highlights from Kansas

Highlights from Illinois

 Highlights from New Mexico

Highlights from Arizona

Find out where the First Folio will be in March, and share the excitement on social media with #SHX400 and #FirstFolio.

Have you gone to see the First Folio yet? Share your Shakespeare story by recording a short video and posting to social media using #MySHX400.