Thrills! Chills! An Overnight Reading of Dracula

The Rosenbach is the home of first editions of Bram Stoker’s novel, as well as his notes for Dracula, over 100 pages of outlines, early plot ideas, and research notes, compiled by the author over the seven years he developed and wrote the book.   This year is the 125th anniversary of the publication of Dracula and the Rosenbach is celebrating with a spine-tingling, all-night …

The Rosenbach Receives Grant from IMLS Totaling Nearly $250,000

The Rosenbach Museum and Library is honored to have been awarded a grant totaling $248,953 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The funding from IMLS will support “the Rosenbach Library Discovery Project,” which will create a modern, online, and publicly discoverable library catalog that will expand access to the Rosenbach’s diverse holdings. …

Ulysses at 100

February 2, 2022, will mark the centennial of the publication of James Joyce’s masterpiece Ulysses. Constructed as a modern parallel to Homer’s Odyssey, Ulysses takes place over the course of a single day in Dublin, Ireland, on June 16, 1904. While it is regarded as one of the finest works of Irish literature, the manuscript for Ulysses has resided right here at The Rosenbach Museum …

Join Us In Welcoming Kelsey Scouten Bates as The Rosenbach’s Interim Director

A familiar face to many in The Rosenbach community, we are so pleased to announce the appointment of Kelsey Scouten Bates as our Interim Director. Bates has served as The Rosenbach’s Associate Director and Director of Development since February 2014 and was hired following the formation of its formal partnership with the Free Library of …