The Exhibit will open to the public on Monday, March 6
and be open through Thursday, April 20.
Exhibit information line: 216 397-6688
Printable Calendars (.pdf): March -- April
March 6-9 (JCU spring break)
Monday - Thursday 8a.m.-9:30p.m.
Friday 8a.m. - 5:30p.m.
Saturday 10am - 5:30pm
March 11-April 20
Monday - Thursday 7:30a.m. - 11:30p.m.
Friday 7:30a.m. - 8:30p.m.
Saturday 10a.m. - 5:30p.m.
John Carroll University and the exhibit will be closed from Thursday, April 12 noon through Sunday April 16th in observance of Easter.
All Lectures, 7pm in the Muer Room, Grasselli Library
March 15, Carole Levin, University of Nebraska, "Can a Woman Rule Alone? Elizabeth and her Suitors." A gala reception will follow the lecture.
March 22, Maryclaire Moroney, John Carroll University "Fashioning the Queen: Elizabeth I and the Politics of Representation."
March 29, Vincent Carey, State University of New York, Plattsburgh, "Elizabeth, the State, and Religious Persecution."
April 5, Anne Kugler, John Carroll University, "A goodly prey for every wretch to devour'" Elizabeth's Foreign Policy and the Spanish Armada."
April 19, Howard Gray, S.J., John Carroll University, "Jesuits in the 16th Century: The Mission Behind the Myth."
March 5, 7pm, St. Francis Chapel: "Lute-song ca. 1600:
A Genre in Transition." Lisa Rainsong, soprano, Stephen Toombs, lute and theorbo. Exhibit preview and dessert reception will follow in Grasselli Library.
April 2, 2pm, St. Francis Chapel: "English Music ca. 1700: "A Musical Identity in Transition." Ensemble Lautenkonzert.
March 14, 7pm Marinello Little Theater. Great Lakes Theater Festival performs "The Dark Lady of the Sonnets," a one-act play by George Bernard Shaw.
Grasselli Library welcomes school groups to Elizabeth I: Ruler and Legend! In order to ensure the maximum benefit from your visit, we prefer to have only one large group at a time. Please use this form to indicate your preferences. Remember to supply contact information so that we can confirm your visit. The exhibit will take approximately forty-five minutes to view. We will also have small exhibits on Rare Books of the Elizabethan Era and Elizabethan-style Needlework.
Meet the Queen Story Time for Children
Bring your children to meet Queen Elizabeth I! Her Majesty will read "The Queen's Progress: an Elizabethan Alphabet" by Celeste Davidson Mannis with illustrations by Bagram Ibatoulline. The Queen will read at two sessions at 2 and 3:30 p.m. on Sunday March 26. Between Readings the Queen will be available for photographs.
Elizabeth I: Ruler and Legend
Music from the Newberry Library Exhibition
The Forces of Virtue Ensemble
Alexander Bonus, director
Music by Thomas Tallis, Williams Byrd and Plilippe Verdelot
Available at the Grasselli Library Circulation Desk $5.00
Exhibit Catalog Available
Elizabeth I: Ruler and Legend
Published for the Newberry Library exhibit, 2003
158 pages with color illustrations, historical background and bibliographies
Available at the Grasselli Library Circulation Desk, $25.00
There is a preview copy in the exhibit area