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  Today: Monday, November 24, 2014

Exhibition

The Shakespeare Gallery  FREE

Ongoing, Monday through Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday 12pm–5pm
Folger Great Hall

Discover what it might have been like to see a play in Shakespeare's time in a family-friendly display, The Play's the Thing!, and explore the Folger through our visitor film on why Shakespeare matters.

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Tickets: FREE

 

Exhibition

Decoding the Renaissance  FREE

November 11, 2014–February 26, 2015
10am–5pm Monday–Saturday
12pm–5pm Sunday
Folger Great Hall

Curators: Bill Sherman

During the Renaissance, the art and science of cryptography came into their own. The advent of printing, development of diplomacy, and creation of postal systems created an obsession with encryption that produced some of the period's most brilliant inventions, most beautiful books, and most enduring legacies. Featuring the best collection ever assembled of early works on codes and ciphers.

Tickets: FREE

 

PEN/Faulkner

In This Way Comes Morning: New Writing of the West African Diaspora  

November 24, 2014    7:30pm
Folger Elizabethan Theatre

The past few years have been a particularly fertile period for American publishing from authors of Nigerian and West African origin. PEN/Faulkner brings Okey Ndibe, Chinelo Okparanta, Taiye Selasi together to read from their work and discuss the breadth of writing about, and within, this community.

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Tickets: $15

 



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