Join the Library Council to celebrate William Shakespeare’s 452nd birthday!
WHERE: The Harrison Institute/Small Special Collections Library (near Alderman Library)
WHAT: A celebration of Shakespeare—featuring lectures, demonstrations, Elizabethan costumes, Shakespeare on the Lawn mini-performances, tours of the “Shakespeare by the Book” exhibition, and more. Cake will be served at noon!
Noon: CAKE!! – Harrison/Small Porch
12:30: “If Michelangelo’s David is in Florence, Where is Shakespeare’s King Lear?” lecture by Michael Suarez, Director of Rare Book School – Auditorium
1:00: Ruffs, Cuffs, and Farthingales – Costume Shop of the UVA Drama Department – South Gallery
1:30: Dancing with Shakespeare – South Gallery
2:00: Ruffs, Cuffs, and Farthingales redux – South Gallery
2:30: “UVA and the Bard of Avon” – lecture by David Vander Meulen, Professor of English – Auditorium
1:00–3:00 “A Book Dissected: Set the Sorts, Press the Paper, and Sew the Sections” Ongoing demonstration by Rare Book School on book making – Harrison/Small Porch