"First Folio" title page with the famous Droeshout portrait of Shakespeare.

(Photo: Courtesy of Folger Shakespeare Library)

Shakespeare fans may want to mark their calendars for August 2016.

Shakespeare’s First Folio, the first collected edition of the Bard’s work published in 1623, will be on display at the CU Art Museum Aug. 8 - 31, 2016, the university announced Thursday.

In March, the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D.C. named CU Boulder one of the 52 stops on the "First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare" national tour.

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