Folger and the Community

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Monthly Archives: August 2016

CrossTalk DC Highlights

As one of the program managers for CrossTalk DC, I was very encouraged after the Folger’s kick-off event in May. This work– a first for the Folger, takes risk. Building on the success of our forum in May we planned five one-hour events from mid-June to mid-July. Through these CrossTalk DC Conversations, participants were able… Continue Reading »

What CrossTalk DC participants are saying…

On May 15th we kicked off of city wide community engagement project CrossTalk DC. Over 150 members of the DC community gathered in the Folger Theatre for a welcome from Folger Shakespeare Library Director Michael Witmore and some short Shakespeare salutations, then professor and program manager Caleen Jennings led all of us in a choral… Continue Reading »