Virtual Program | Sundays with Dracula

Date / Time

  • August 9, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • August 16, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • August 23, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • August 30, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • September 6, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • September 13, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • September 20, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • September 27, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • October 4, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • October 11, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • October 18, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • October 25, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • November 1, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • November 8, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Every Sunday for 27 weeks, we’ll be having a live virtual conversation about Bram Stoker’s novel Dracula and highlight one chapter per week. The novel begins on May 3 and ends 27 weeks later on November 6. Join us for one program or all 27! Joining Edward G. Pettit of The Rosenbach will be a revolving (more…)

DracChat (Members-Only Program)

Date / Time

  • August 10, 2020
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • August 17, 2020
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • August 24, 2020
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • August 31, 2020
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • September 7, 2020
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • September 14, 2020
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • September 21, 2020
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • September 28, 2020
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • October 5, 2020
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • October 12, 2020
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • October 19, 2020
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • October 26, 2020 - November 2, 2020
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • November 2, 2020
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Rosenbach members get exclusive access to the Monday DracChat, a new post-episode program every week after Sundays with Dracula. Join host Edward G. Pettit as he answers live questions about the show from the night before. REGISTER Not a member yet? Contact development coordinator, Gwendolyn Donahue, at [email protected] and receive an exclusive $25 discount (regularly (more…)

Black Women Writing: Short Stories

Date / Time

  • August 12, 2020
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • September 16, 2020
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • October 14, 2020
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This course will explore the work of five Black women writers from the 19th century to the present-day who have made the short story form their own.

Let’s Make an Adventure Journal!

Date / Time

  • August 14, 2020
    10:00 am - 10:30 am

One afternoon in 1841, 14-year-old Nakahama Manjirō was fishing when his boat capsized and an American whaleship rescued him. He travelled on the ship to the US, becoming the first Japanese person to visit this country. During his journey, he kept a journal to record his adventures. At this interactive program for kids 5 to 12 and their caregivers, you’ll learn more about Manjiro, explore his adventure journal and have the chance to create your own journal about adventures you’ve had so far this Summer.

Course | Read the Blood of Dracula

Date / Time

  • August 18, 2020
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Registration Tuition for this course is $25 per session, $125 for all five sessions Rosenbach members receive a 10% discount on tuition. If you have questions about discounted tuition please call (215) 732-1600 x 138 or email [email protected] Not a member? We invite you to join upon registration. Click here for more information about membership. This course is limited to participants (more…)

Hogwarts at Home: Harry Potter and the Socially Distant Online Course

Date / Time

  • August 19, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 23, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 21, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 18, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 16, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • January 27, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • February 17, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Finally. Your owl has arrived. Beginning this summer, The Rosenbach is using Zoom as a portal to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and the magical world it serves. We’ll meet online every month to discuss J.K. Rowling’s entire Harry Potter series.

Museum Adventures at The Rosenbach

Date / Time

  • August 20, 2020
    10:00 am - 10:30 am

Calling all pre-schoolers! Come play with us on the last Thursday morning of every month. We’ll read a story together and then embark on a treasure hunt through the Rosenbach brothers’ glitzy Rittenhouse Square home to discover things that relate to the story. Afterward, families are welcome to join us in our activity room for hands-on art making activities, creative play, music and snacks.

Virtual Course | Learning Ulysses Online

Date / Time

  • August 20, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 17, 2020 - September 23, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 15, 2020 - October 21, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 19, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 17, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Students in this class will work together to gain a deeper understanding of and appreciation for the life and central literary achievements of James Joyce focusing on his best-known work ULYSSES (pub. 1922).

Virtual Behind the Bookcase | Golden Cross: Artifacts of Spanish Imperialism in the Western Hemisphere

Date / Time

  • August 21, 2020
    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

The Spanish Empire was one of the western world’s first global colonial superpowers, and its great wealth was built on the extraction of natural resources by enslaved labor in Central and South America.  The Rosenbach is home to a collection of manuscripts and books from the 1500s and 1600s that record the conquest of Mexico.  (more…)