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 …

Housekeeping: Installment 3 in An Ongoing Discussion of Collections Stewardship at the Rosenbach

In this series, Curator and Senior Director of Collections, Judith M. Guston, will provide The Rosenbach’s Company with background and updates on the Collections Department’s strategic initiative to expand and improve the Rosenbach’s stewardship infrastructure.   It’s been a busy summer here in the Collections Department! In early June, we installed our exhibition, 18 Reasons to …

Austen Mondays

Date / Time

  • October 3, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • October 10, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • October 17, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • October 24, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • November 7, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • November 14, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • November 21, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • November 28, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • December 5, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • December 12, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • December 19, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • January 2, 2023
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • January 9, 2023
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • January 16, 2023
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • January 23, 2023
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • January 30, 2023
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • February 6, 2023
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • February 13, 2023
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • February 20, 2023
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • February 27, 2023
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • March 6, 2023
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • March 13, 2023
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Austen Mondays is sponsored by Lisa Washington The Rosenbach’s new biblioventure series will focus on Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Join us for a deep-dive into this classic novel for 24 weeks beginning September 19, 2022. We’re also moving the show to Monday evenings from 7:00-8:30 p.m. For the first half hour of every (more…)

Edward Burne-Jones (Sort Of) Illustrates The Kelmscott Chaucer

This blog post was written by Andrew White  Leaving aside his other manifold accomplishments, let’s look at William Morris at the moment that the Renaissance man and Victorian gadfly became a printer. This was 1891, when Morris was fifty-five. Between 1891 and 1896, Morris’s press, the Kelmscott—named for his home in Oxfordshire—printed sixty-six books. The …

Virtual Free Shakespeare Read-Aloud Group | Hamlet Part 2

Date / Time

  • November 20, 2021
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Reading Shakespeare’s plays aloud offers not only a communal way to enjoy these great works but also promotes a deeper understanding of Shakespeare’s poetry and wordplay. No acting experience is required to participate — just bring a copy of the play we’re reading…and your voice!

In-Person Free Shakespeare Read-Aloud Group | Henry IV Part 2

Date / Time

  • December 4, 2021
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Reading Shakespeare’s plays aloud offers not only a communal way to enjoy these great works but also promotes a deeper understanding of Shakespeare’s poetry and wordplay. No acting experience is required to participate — just bring a copy of the play we’re reading…and your voice!

In-Person Free Shakespeare Read-Aloud Group | Richard II

Date / Time

  • October 2, 2021
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Reading Shakespeare’s plays aloud offers not only a communal way to enjoy these great works but also promotes a deeper understanding of Shakespeare’s poetry and wordplay. No acting experience is required to participate — just bring a copy of the play we’re reading…and your voice!