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Grand Reopening: Saturday, June 22

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Dates Saturday, June 22, 2024, 11am - 9pm

Venue Folger Shakespeare Library

Join us to celebrate the Folger’s grand reopening with special performances, prizes, and more.

  • Explore new exhibition galleries and chat with our gallery guides about the Folger’s collection.
  • Take a look around our beautiful historic Reading Room.
  • Play jumbo lawn games.
  • Book a timed-entry pass and be entered to win hourly prizes.
  • Chow down with local food trucks.
  • Browse our new gift shop.
  • Catch a performance of Folger Theatre’s Metamorphoses at 8 pm, with tickets starting at $20.
  • Two words: Air. Conditioning.

Featuring performances by:

Kids and Families

Pick up a magnifying glass and follow clues through our exhibition halls with our Decoder Trail. Decode messages, solve riddles, and create a poem to receive a special badge. Kids ages 3 – 5 can try our Discovery Trail!