For those interested in England and the Elizabethans, the Newberry Library in Chicago is hosting the following:
"Elizabeth I: Ruler and Legend which will be the largest and most comprehensive exhibit about Queen Elizabeth mounted in North America in the 400th anniversary year of her death. The exhibit will include over 100 rare books, manuscripts, paintings, maps, and artifacts. The exhibit, primarily drawing on the Newberry's renowned Renaissance collections, will include significant loans from the British Library, the libraries at the University of Kansas and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and several distinguished private collections." Elizabeth I: Ruler and Legend has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, promoting excellence in the humanities."
Elizabeth I: Ruler and Legend September 30 - January 17, 2004 Admission is free. For more information, call (312) 255-3691. Gallery Hours: Monday, Friday, Saturday-8:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday-8:15 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Galleries are closed on Sunday.
Be sure and check out the website even if you can't atttend.
THL Johnnae llyn Lewis