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October 4 – October 26, 2016


On tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library
Studio Gallery


Opening Reception: 
Tweed Museum of Art
October 6, 2016
5:30 to 8pm
Free and open to the public


The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. sent out the First Folio to 50 states as of January 4, 2016 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. The 1623 First Folio is the first printed collection of all of Shakespeare’s plays and will be exhibited at Tweed from October 4 -26.  Visitors will view the Folio as well as interpretive exhibitions, theatrical performances, and educational initiatives.


Special thanks to the English Department and to the Kathryn A. Martin Library at UMD for bringing this exciting event at the Tweed Museum of Art, on the campus of the University of Minnesota Duluth. For details about the exhibition, please visit and follow the hashtag #firstfolioduluth on social media.








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