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Monday, May 16, 2016

Shakespeare's Bouquet

Fairest Flowers by Beth Bradford, Cymbeline, Act 4, Scene 2, Lines 280-286 (watercolor, ink and colored pencil).  The romantic comedy Cymbeline will be performed at the Colorado Shakespeare Festival from July 14th through August 7th. 

To honor the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death the book First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare is on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library to all 50 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico. University of Colorado, Boulder was named the Colorado host and the First Folio will be on display in the CU Art Museum from August 9th to August 31st, 2016.  To complement the folio the Norlin University Library in Boulder is exhibiting a great number of works from the School of Botanical Art and Illustration. All these 20 art works reflect plants found in writings of the Bard
If you are in Boulder, this beautifully installed exhibit is absolutely worth the visit. Other programs and events connected to the First Folio in CU-Boulder can be seen here.
Please click here to see some photos from the exhibit. Shakespeare's Bouquet will be on display until October 14, 2016.