The National Gallery of Art

Will’s World: European Literature in Shakespeare’s Time

November 27 - December 29, 2023 | Monday - Friday 11:00am - 4:30pm

Discover the literature and history that helped to shape the Bard’s imagination. Join us for a close look at volumes from the National Gallery of Art Library special collections, featuring both classical and modern literary sources referenced by writers like Shakespeare as well as early books describing the history of London and European courtly life that featured in so much of his work.

National Gallery of Art Library | East Building

Ground floor, Library

4th St and Constitution Ave NW

Enter and exit from 4th Street.