"500 years of treasures from Oxford" opens in Washington, D.C.
To mark the College's 500th anniversary, a selection of forty-nine manuscripts and early printed books, ranging in date from the 10th to the 17th centuries, is being shown in America for the first time. The exhibition takes place at the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C., February 4 – April 30, 2017, and then moves to the Yeshiva University Museum at the Center for Jewish History, New York, opening there on 14 May 2017. The exhibition includes some of the earliest Library donations made by the Founder and the first President, as well as two of the Founder's silver-gilt episcopal objects, normally on display at the Ashmolean Museum.
Some photos of the installation in progress can be seen here. There is also a blog, written by the exhibition curator, Peter Kidd. For further practical information, see the Folger Shakespeare Library.