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.
— FIU Architecture (@fiuarchitecture) February 3, 2016
The university also hosted a Hot Pepper Shakespeare contest. Participants had to read aloud a Shakespeare passage after eating hot peppers.
— FIU Libraries (@FIULibraries) February 2, 2016
Highlights from Vermont
— Middlebury College (@Middlebury) February 4, 2016
— Middlebury College (@Middlebury) February 3, 2016
Highlights from Kansas
— K-State Research (@KState_RSCAD) February 5, 2016
— Lori Goetsch (@kstatelib_dean) February 14, 2016
Highlights from Illinois
— Lake County FPD (@LCFPD) February 3, 2016
— TeichPostcardArchive (@TeichPostcard) February 9, 2016
Highlights from New Mexico
— Santa Fe Shakespeare (@SantaFeShakes) February 15, 2016
— Santa Fe Shakespeare (@SantaFeShakes) January 23, 2016
Highlights from Arizona
— U Arizona Libraries (@uazlibraries) February 15, 2016
— UA Research (@ArizonaResearch) February 8, 2016
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.