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Houghton Library Tour 3: Shakespeare: His Collected Works – a Curator’s Chat
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4/1/2016
When: Friday, 1 April
9:30am–10:30
Where: Edison and Newman Room, Houghton Library, Harvard University
in Harvard Yard, near Quincy St. and Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, Massachusetts  02138
United States
Contact: RSA


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Houghton Library Tour 3: Shakespeare: His Collected Works – a Curator’s Chat

Tour Date: Friday, 4/1, 9:30am–10:30

Tour Location: Edison and Newman Room, Houghton Library, Harvard University (in Harvard Yard, near Quincy St. and Massachusetts Ave.).

Public Transportation stop nearby: Harvard Square T (Red Line).

Tour Leader: Dale Stinchcomb, Curatorial Assistant, Harvard Theatre Collection, and Peter X. Accardo, Programs Coordinator

Tour Description: To mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, Houghton Library will host “Shakespeare: His Collected Works,” a major exhibition of the library’s Shakespearean treasures. Important early texts, including the First Folio, will be on view alongside a stunning array of objects drawn chiefly from the Harvard Theatre Collection. Join the exhibition’s co-curators Dale Stinchcomb and Peter X. Accardo for a curators’ chat and tour of the exhibition.

Reminders: Each member may sign up for only one tour. All tours are free of charge. Tour participants are generally expected to provide their own transportation to and from the tour; the Boston College tour is an exception in that it will offer a shuttle bus. Typically the tours fill very quickly, and there is not room for everyone to attend. If you sign up for a tour and find that you cannot attend, please notify the RSA so that someone else can take your place.

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