Rosenbach Museum and Library

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.


Curator Judy guston standing near portraits of Maria and Benjamin Gratz (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Rosenbach Museum Uses Blog Post To Solve Portrait Mystery

The acquisition ends a 30 year mystery related to one of Philadelphia’s most prominent Jewish American families.


(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.



New Portraits On Display At Rosenbach Museum

The portraits of Rebecca Gratz (in photo) and her brother Joseph went on display yesterday.