The Modern Emily Dickinson | Behind the Bookcase (in person)

Date / Time

  • August 19, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Belle of Amherst. The vulnerable recluse who lived a life of quiet passion. The Emily Dickinson of public imagination for a century was confined to the decorous hall of The Nineteenth Century Poetess. She could be a little eccentric, but never improper. However, Emily was far more audacious and lively, a woman whose adventurous (more…)

Inside Iconic Illustrations | Virtual Behind the Bookcase Tour

Date / Time

  • August 26, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

“And what is the use of a book,” thought Alice, “without pictures or conversation?” The Rosenbach is the home of great stories, and great stories are enriched by great illustrations. Come behind the bookcase with us to see masterful illustrators who bring great stories to life. Original work from Ernest Shepherd (of Winnie-the-Pooh fame), a colossal mistake (more…)