This January kicked off a global celebration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death and legacy. The University of Notre Dame (www.nd.edu) contacted Burkhart Sign Systems to play a role in a traveling exhibit honoring William Shakespeare. Aaron Nichols asked Burkhart Sign Systems to provide a wall wrap that would make visitors of the exhibit feel they were on the set of one of Shakespeare’s plays to create a unique experience. The display is set inside the Hesburgh Library, site of the famous Touchdown Jesus image, so we had to be sensitive to the library and come up with a solution that fit the setting. Working with Aaron a design was created and a library wall was wrapped 14′ high by 44′ long. The addition of mannequins in period costume pieces created a real stage feeling. This temporary exhibit is the first stop on a 50 state tour and showcases Shakespeare’s 1623 First Folio, the first published collection of 36 of his plays which is considered one of the world’s most treasured books. To learn more about the exhibit and the dates it will be open to the public visit the Shakespeare at Notre Dame link.
Burkhart Sign Systems was proud to play a small role, no pun intended, for this wonderful exhibit and we thank the University of Notre Dame for letting us be a resource.
Ryan Kring Sales Manager|Sr. Account Executive