Peter Piper’s Practical Principles of Plain and Perfect Pronunciation
At the Rosenbach

Bescribbled, Nibbled, and Dog-Eared: Early American Children’s Books

Wed, 07/09/2014 - Sun, 01/18/2015
This exhibition explores the history of early children’s books from the religious tracts of Puritan printers to the adventure novels of the 19th century, while introducing visitors to Dr. Rosenbach’s passion for these dog-eared gems More
At the Rosenbach

I’ll Make a Ghost of Him: Joyce Haunted by Shakespeare

Sun, 06/15/2014 - Sun, 08/31/2014
Of all Joyce’s predecessors, Shakespeare was the greatest and most complicated, serving as an artistic father, guide and literary ideal. This unique exhibition places pages from Joyce’s manuscriptof Ulysses side-by-side with the plays and poems that inspired it. More
At the Rosenbach

Sendak in the '60s

Wed, 03/26/2014 - Sun, 11/02/2014
Amidst the turbulence of 1960s America a quiet revolution took place where few expected it: the world of children’s books. Maurice Sendak was part of a vanguard of writers and illustrators transforming the American picture book and revolutionizing children’s culture in the ‘60s. This exhibition is the first to explore how Sendak’s art reflected both social and personal... More

Upcoming

Hands-On Tour

Magic: From Hermes to Houdini

Fri. Aug. 1st, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hands-On Tour

Magic: From Hermes to Houdini

Sun. Aug. 3rd, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hands-On Tour

Made in Philadelphia

Fri. Aug. 8th, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm

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