Press Releases

Patricia Akhimie Named Director of Folger Institute

Folger Theatre presents A Midsummer Night's Dream at the National Building Museum

Folger Launches New Online Catalog, Its First in 25 Years

National Building Museum and Folger Shakespeare Library Bring the Wonders of Shakespeare to the NBM Great Hall

Folger's Black Shakespeare Course in Partnership with Reconstruction Receives Shakespeare Association of America's 2022 Shakespeare Publics Award

Folger Launches New Visual Identity

Kathleen Lynch, Executive Director of the Folger Institute, to Retire

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company and Folger Shakespeare Library Launch National Tour of 'Where We Belong' by Madeline Sayet

Ayanna Thompson and Richard D. Batchelder, Jr. Elected to Folger Board of Governors

Karen Ann Daniels Named Director of Programming and Artistic Director of Folger Theatre

New Website Showcases Before ‘Farm to Table’ Project Discoveries

Janet Alexander Griffin Retirement Announcement

Folger Shakespeare Library Announces New Appointments to Board of Governors


Folger Launches New Online Teaching Community

Mellon Foundation Awards Grant for Folger Digital Asset Platform

Director's Statement on Charlottesville

Folger Receives Mellon Foundation Grant for Before Farm to Table: Early Modern Foodways and Cultures

Florence Cohen Elected to Board of Governors

Folger Exhibitions  |  Painting Shakespeare

The Wonder of Will

Folger Exhibitions | 500 Years of Treasures from Oxford

Folger Exhibitions | First Folio! Shakespeare's American Tour

Folger Exhibitions | Will & Jane: Shakespeare, Austen, and the Cult of Celebrity

April 2016: Shakespeare at 400

Folger Exhibitions | America's Shakespeare

Shakespeare Documented

Folger Exhibitions | Shakespeare, Life of an Icon

Dates Announced for First Folio National Tour in 2016

Folger Exhibitions | Age of Lawyers

Extended Summer Hours

Shakespeare's Birthday Open House

Folger Exhibitions | Ships, Clocks & Stars: The Quest for Longitude

Folger Shakespeare First Folios to tour all 50 states, DC, and Puerto Rico in 2016

Decoding the Renaissance