Penn Libraries Events & Exhibitions
Shakespearian Residues:

a Celebration in Honor of

the Bard's 450th Birthday
On exhibit April 23 - June 9, 2014

Birthday Party April 23, 5:30 PM

Frontispiece engraving of William Shakespeare from the First Folio, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Join us to celebrate the 450th Birthday of William Shakespeare (there will be cake! and dramatic readings). The Kislak Center is home to the Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library, one of the world's preeminent collections of Shakespeare, his contemporaries, and the English theater. On display will be early editions, romantic images, quirky artifacts, and works inspired by the Bard from the collections.

If you would like to attend our Birthday Party celebration, RSVPs are appreciated but not required. Please RSVP HERE or contact rbml@pobox.upenn.edu or 215.898.7088.
Class of 1978 Pavilion (display is located by the Rittenhouse Orrery next to the Pavilion)
Kislak Center for Special Collectiions, Rare Books and Manuscripts
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, sixth floor
3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
Free and open to the public (please show photo ID at entrance)