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