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Free Folger Friday: Illustrating Shakespeare


Friday, March 23, 2018 6:00PM

Free Folger Friday: Illustrating Shakespeare


Call 202-544-7077
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Author and illustrator Gareth Hinds takes literary classics such as Beowulf and The Odyssey and translates the tales into colorful and spellbinding graphic novels. Of Shakespeare’s plays, he has illustrated four: Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of Venice, and King Lear. Join Gareth to learn more about his artistic process, working with classical source material, and just what it’s like to illustrate the words of the William Shakespeare.

Join us after this Folger Friday for the performance of The Winter’s Tale.