An original collection of William Shakespeare's greatest plays will be on view at the Currier Museum in Manchester April 9 through May 1 in First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare. The exhibition brings one of the remaining copies of this important historic publication to the Currier as its exclusive New Hampshire and Boston-area venue.
Stop by today to view the Library focus exhibition, Shakespeare's Potions. Explore some of the 16th and 17th century original texts Shakespeare may have used as sources for his recipes and references. Herbals-collected works of plants with medicinal properties-often included beautiful woodcut illustrations. View some of these books from the Library's rare book collection alongside film stills and movie memorabilia.
There are also Shakespeare Events:
Shakespeare Family Day, April 9 from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.
ARTalk: First Folio, April 10 from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
First Folio: Late Night, April 21 from 6-9 p.m.
Public Tour: Spotlight on Shakespeare, April 23 at 11:30 a.m.