Loans

The Folger Shakespeare Library collection has been exhibited in museums and libraries throughout the world. Currently, we have paused our collection loan program while the Folger building is under renovation, scheduled until late 2022. To inquire about borrowing material for exhibition in 2023 or later, please contact the Folger's Exhibition Project Manager.

Fees may apply for conservation, digitization, and administrative tasks. The borrowing institution is required to cover all costs associated with the loan.

The Folger Loan Committee meets to consider loan requests. Requester must provide loan proposal, facility report, floor plan, and photographs of exhibition space at least twelve months in advance of loan period.