Press Releases

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9/11/23         Megan McCarthy named Director of Advancement at the Rosenbach Museum & Library

8/17/23         Join us in welcoming Sandra L. Suarez to the Rosenbach’s Board of Directors

4/13/23         Bloomsday is Back! The Rosenbach’s Annual Celebration of James Joyce’s Ulysses Returns

2/1/23           The Rosenbach Welcomes Two New Members to the Board of Directors

1/6/23           Galactic Philadelphia Literary Salon with Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki and C.S.E. Cooney

10/10/22       Join us in welcoming Jude Tuma to the Rosenbach’s Board of Directors

9/16/22         The Rosenbach Presents DRACUTHON: An Overnight Reading of Bram Stoker’s Dracula

8/17/22         The Rosenbach Receives Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Totalling $248,953

6/12/22         Join us in welcoming our new chair and members to our Board of Directors

5/23/22         Bloomsday is Back! The Rosenbach’s Annual Celebration of James Joyce’s Ulysses Returns After a Two-Year Hiatus

5/9/22           The Rosenbach Announces a New Exhibition — 18 Reasons to Read Ulysses: A Centennial Celebration

2/28/22         The Rosenbach, The Library Company, and The Athenaeum Announce Joint Seminar Series

1/21/22         The Rosenbach Marks the 100th Anniversary of Ulysses

12/8/21         The Rosenbach Announces a New Exhibition — Medium & Message: The Book Art of Colette Fu and Lothar Meggendorfer

12/2/21         The Rosenbach Debuts New Podcast

9/13/21         Fall 2021 Programs and Courses at The Rosenbach 

9/2/21           Bethany Chisholm Named The Rosenbach’s Director of Development

8/25/21         Kelsey Scouten Bates Named Director of The Rosenbach

5/3/21           The Rosenbach Celebrates James Joyce with its Annual Bloomsday Festival Online and In-Person

1/26/21         Kelsey Scouten Bates Named Interim Director at The Rosenbach

1/22/21         The Rosenbach Presents Virtual Black History Month Programming

1/15/21         The Rosenbach Reopens to the Public on January 21, 2021

12/14/20       Longtime Rosenbach Director Derick Dreher Plans Departure in March 2021

10/20/20       The Rosenbach Launches a New Digital Exhibition — “I Am an American!” The Authorship and Activism of Alice Dunbar-Nelson

10/14/20       The Rosenbach Ropens To The Public on October 20, 2020

9/15/20         The Rosenbach’s Hidden Historic Rittenhouse Square Garden Reopens After More Than 20 Years

5/15/20         The Rosenbach Presents Virtual Programs And Resources During Closure

10/4/19         The Rosenbach Partners With Independence Seaport Museum To Celebrate Moby-Dick With 25-Hour Marathon Reading

8/20/19         The Rosenbach Announces A New Exhibition — American Voyager: Herman Melville At 200

7/1/2019       The Rosenbach Salutes Outgoing Chair Arthur Spector, Welcomes Peter Nalle

6/7/2019       Re-Joyce: The Rosenbach Celebrates James Joyce With Its Annual Bloomsday Festival

5/14/2019     Pride Month Programs At The Rosenbach