First Folio for parents and kids

Connect with the Exhibition

Shakespeare is one of the greatest storytellers of all time, and his stories belong to you. The First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare traveling exhibition is at the center of dozens of performances, programs, and events to venues in all 50 states, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico. Use our interactive map to find where and when the First Folio will be near you, and all the ways in which you and your family can have fun with Shakespeare.

Connect with Shakespeare and his First Folio

Discover Shakespeare, his plays, and his folio with the Family Guide to the First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare traveling exhibition-- coming soon for downloading and printing for use at home or at the exhibition. 

Shakespeare is for everyone! Start your experience now! Learn what common phrases, still in use today, were made popular by Shakespeare’s plays, and try Shakespeare For Kids, a place just for the budding creative mind.

Explore Shakespeare: Subject to Change, brought to you by a partnership between the Folger and the cable industry. Play with some Shakespearean insults, find out what tools were needed to print the First Folio, and discover what makes this book so unique.