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Grand Reopening: Sunday, June 23

Booking and details

Reserve timed-entry passes

Dates Sunday, June 23, 11am - 6pm

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.
  • Enjoy Jazz in the Great Hall, with Energico Jazz, 11am – 2pm
  • Book a timed-entry pass and be entered to win hourly prizes.
  • Browse our new gift shop.
  • Catch a performance of Folger Theatre’s Metamorphoses at 7:30pm, with tickets starting at $20.

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!