Map exhibit honors 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death
BOSTON (AP) - Speaking of the bard, A new exhibit honoring the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death has opened at the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library.
“Shakespeare’s Here and Everywhere” is among numerous events around the world celebrating Shakespeare’s legacy.
The exhibit examines the Bard’s most famous works through historic maps and images. It aims to show how authors, mapmakers and readers during Shakespeare’s time saw the world around them.
“Here and Everywhere,” which runs through February, features 30 items arranged geographically, spanning Europe, Africa and Asia.