Rosenbach Museum


Pair of ‘America’s First Books’ On Display For One Day Only At Rosenbach Museum

For one day, two exceptionally rare Bay Psalm Books are being exhibited together at the Rosenbach Museum and Library, in center city Philadelphia.



Bloomsday Fans Say June 16th Is Perfect Day For Father’s Day

The Rosenbach Museum is hosting its 21st public reading of James Joyce’s groundbreaking novel, Ulysses, Sunday.


(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.



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.”


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.



Rosenbach Museum Launches Civil War Blog

A unique Civil War blog launching Saturday is ushering a new exhibit opening in December at the Rosenbach museum and library.