The Library is Now Streaming Theater Productions of Shakespeare from the Globe in London!

Thanks to the late actor and director Sam Wannamaker, whose Globe Trust oversaw construction of an authentic Elizabethan playhouse across the road from the site of Shakespeare’s Globe in London, audiences don’t have to time-travel 4 centuries to see Shakespeare’s … Continue reading

The Library Bids Adieu to First Folio

The First Folio—the first collection of Shakespeare’s plays to appear in print—has left the main exhibition gallery of the Harrison/Small Special Collections building today, and is now traveling to its next venue, one of the four priceless volumes the Folger … Continue reading

Saturday is Shakespeare Family Day at the Harrison/Small Building

A WVTF Public Radio broadcast highlights activities that will be included in a Shakespeare family day tomorrow, October 8, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., in front of the Harrison/Small building (or in the auditorium in case of rain). In … Continue reading

First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare comes to Harrison/Small on October 1st!

First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare—on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library—arrives October 1 at the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library to become a featured part of the exhibition “Shakespeare by the Book: Four Centuries of … Continue reading

Harrison-Small Exhibition “Shakespeare by the Book” Highlighted in this week’s CVille Weekly!

In this week’s Arts section, the CVille Weekly features an in-depth article on the Library exhibition “Shakespeare by the Book: Four Centuries of Printing, Editing, and Publishing,” now on display in the north gallery of the Harrison/Small Library. The CVille … Continue reading

The Bard’s Birthday Bash in Pictures

The Library Council began its Shakespeare birthday bash appropriately on the steps of the Harrison/Small Research Center that houses rare editions of the Bard’s work, documenting the printing history of Shakespeare since his death four centuries ago. Many are currently … Continue reading

The Bard’s Birthday Bash

Join the Library Council to celebrate William Shakespeare’s 452nd birthday! WHEN: Friday April 22, noon to 3 p.m. WHERE: The Harrison Institute/Small Special Collections Library (near Alderman Library) WHAT: A celebration of Shakespeare—featuring lectures, demonstrations, Elizabethan costumes, Shakespeare on the … Continue reading