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The Book That Gave Us Shakespeareposted 22 January 2016

In this 30-minute program, Shakespeare scholar John F. Andrews discusses the First Folio's history and significance, and Mary Kershaw, Director of the New Mexico Museum of Art, offers a preview of the Folger Library's exhibit, First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare.

New Mexico Museum Of Art Hosts Book Celebrating 400 Years Of Shakespeareposted 21 January 2016

Fans of the Bard of Avon don't have to wait too much longer to view the national traveling exhibition First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library opening at the New Mexico Museum of Art on February 6, 2016 and running through February 28, 2016.

Mark Your Calendar: New Mexico Museum of Art announces date for First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeareposted 24 April 2015

New Mexico Museum of Art, recently named New Mexico’s host for the First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare national tour, is pleased to announce that the First Folio will be on view to the public February 5-28, 2016.

Mark your calendars: Shakespeare’s First Folio in Santa Fe Feb. 5-28posted 23 April 2015

Fans of the Bard of Avon should mark their calendars now: Shakespeare’s First Folio is coming to the New Mexico Museum of Art Feb. 5-28, 2016.

Shakespeare’s First Folio headed to Santa Fe next Yearposted 27 February 2015

The New Mexico Museum of Art has been selected to host that treasured book in Santa Fe. Published in 1623, the First Folio is one of the most famous books in the world. It offers a collection of the bard’s plays put together by fellow actors. It’s about 900 pages long and a foot tall.

New Mexico Museum of Art to Host Shakespeare’s First Folio Exhibition in 2016posted 26 February 2015

The New Mexico Museum of Art has been selected as the host site for First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, a national traveling exhibition of the Shakespeare First Folio, one of the world’s most treasured books. The Folger Shakespeare Library, in partnership with Cincinnati Museum Center and the American Library Association, is touring a First Folio of Shakespeare in 2016 to all 50 states, Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico. The New Mexico Museum of Art will be the only New Mexico venue.

First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare

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