Maurice Sendak

(Andy Griffith played a small-town sheriff in his TV series.  File photo)

Some Notable Lives Drew To A Close During 2012

Andy Griffith, Dick Clark, Mike Wallace, and Nora Ephron were among those who died this year.

12/21/2012

A Maurice Sendak mural at the Rosenbach Museum and Library. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Year-Long Tribute To Late, Beloved Children’s Author Maurice Sendak Begins Tomorrow

The Rosenbach Museum and Library is opening a year-long tribute to author and illustrator Maurice Sendak. Admission will be free for tomorrow’s opening day.

06/09/2012

(An illustration from Sendak's "Where The Wild Things Are.")

Maurice Sendak, Famed Children’s Author With Philadelphia Connection, Dead at 83

Maurice Sendak, the children’s book author and illustrator who saw the sometimes-dark side of childnood in books like “Where the Wild Things Are” and “In the Night Kitchen,” has died in Danbury, Conn.

05/08/2012

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Maurice Sendak’s Work On Display At The Rosenbach Museum

“Here at the Rosenbach, we have the world’s biggest collection of Maurice Sendak’s artwork, author of “Where the Wild Things Are,” and “In the Night Kitchen,” and almost a hundred other picture books.”

01/27/2012

A Maurice Sendak mural at the Rosenbach Museum and Library. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Rosenbach Acquires Only Mural By Sendak

Philadelphia’s Rosenbach Museum is now home to a rare work of art by one of the country’s best-loved children’s book authors.

04/16/2011

(Art conservator Cassie Myers working on the Chertoff Mural at the Rosenbach Museum on Wednesday.  Photos by Karin Phillips)

Public Invited To Watch Sendak Mural Conservation At Center City Museum

A mural by author and illustrator Maurice Sendak is undergoing restoration at the Rosenbach Museum, and visitors are invited to stop by on Wednesdays to watch the work as it progresses.

02/16/2011

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