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Shakespeare Forever: Exhibits & Events


Please note: Unless specifically stated,  all exhibits and programs are free and open to the public. They have been made possible in part by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities, the Dorothy Dayton Sorzano Theatre Library Foundation, and the McGrath Fund and also through the generous contributions of our sponsors and partners.

Musical performances for Shakespeare Forever curated by Dr. Mark Shapiro,  Associate Professor of Music, LIU Post. Artists and repertoire are subject to change.

Shakespeare Exhibits

B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library, LIU Post

Exhibit: March 3- March-31 2016

 Hutchins Gallery,  Lower Level of Library, LIU Post 

Dan Christoffel - Original Artworks.  

Visual Art Inspired by Shakespeare

Facsimile of First Folio and Books related to Shakespeare, 

Special Collections of LIU Post Library

Informational text on the First Folio from the Shakespeare Folger Library                 


Thursday, March 3, 2016, 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m., Hillwood Commons Lecture Hall, LIU Post

Keynote Lecture: Shakespeare, The First Folio and the Birth of Modern Literature

Dr. James Bednarz, Shakespeare Scholar


Curated by LIU Post Associate Professor of Music Mark Shapiro

Romeo and Juliet Suite by Sergei Prokofiev (excerpts)

Victoria Schwartzman, piano

Shakespeare Suite by Nancy Wertsch

LIU Post Chamber Singers, Dr. Mark Shapiro, Director

                                                       Thursday, March 3, 2016, 2:00-4:00 p.m., Hutchins Gallery, LIU Post                                                                               Exhibit Opening and Meet the Artist, Dan Christoffel.

Elizabethan music on texts by Shakespeare

Harris Becker, lute

Works by Dowland, Johnson, Morley and others on texts from Twelfth Night, The Tempest, and more

Light Refreshments

Art Show : March 23 - April 18, 2016

Huntington Arts Council,  213 Main Street, Huntington NY

A Rose by Any Other Name, a Juried Art Show

Reception: Friday, April 1, 2016, 6-8 p.m.

Curated talk by Barbara Applegate (juror), Director, Steinberg Museum of Art, LIU Post

Thursday, April 14, 2016, 7 p.m., Huntington Arts Council

Lecture made possible in part by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities. Refreshments: courtesy of Office of Academic Affairs, LIU Post



Thursday, April 21, 2016, 12- 4 p.m.  Great Hall, Winnick House, LIU Post

Shakespeare Birthday and 400th year Commemoration of Shakespeare's Death

                                                      Student/Faculty Performances: Drama/Music/Poetry. TBA  Participation from community.                                           Light Refreshments: courtesy of Academic Affairs, LIU Post