Sundays with Frankenstein

Date / Time

  • April 18, 2021
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • April 25, 2021
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • May 2, 2021
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Following our very successful series, Sundays with Dracula, which ran from May 3–November 15, 2020 (you can watch past episodes here!) we now bring to you a fifteen week exploration of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Shelley’s landmark monster novel was a defining work of the Romantic Age and continues to fascinate readers over 200 years later. Every (more…)

Virtual Course | Read the Blood of Dracula

Date / Time

  • April 19, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • May 24, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Registration Tuition for this course is $35 per session, $140 for all four 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…)

Virtual Course | Read the Blood of Dracula: Fledgling by Octavia Butler

Date / Time

  • April 19, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Registration Tuition for this course is $35 per session 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 who are 17 years of (more…)

Virtual Course | Why We’re Still Wilde About Oscar

Date / Time

  • April 20, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • May 4, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Registration Tuition for this course is $200. 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 who are 17 years of age or (more…)

Mary Shelley and Her Creation

Date / Time

  • April 21, 2021
    7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Mary Shelley and her creation, as viewed through the artistic lens of two Philadelphia theatre artists, Jennifer Summerfield and Josh Hitchens. In these two solo performances — Summerfield as Mary Shelley and Hitchens with extracts from the novel — the struggles of Frankenstein’s creature and his search for connection and understanding, mirror the struggles Mary (more…)

The Artistry and Industry of Bookmaking | Virtual Behind the Bookcase Tour

Date / Time

  • April 22, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Do you prefer to judge a book by its cover, or does the inside matter more? In this tour of book arts, we’ll take a look at various rare books in The Rosenbach collection, their aesthetics, their functions, how the processes in creating books inform how we use them today, and vice versa. Go behind the scenes of book binding, illuminating medieval manuscript leaves, the artistry of scribes and painters, 19th century printmaking – and perhaps stumble on a few surprises between the pages.

Of Human Kindness: Keeping the Humanities Alive Through Shakespeare | In Conversation with Paula Marantz Cohen

Date / Time

  • April 26, 2021
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Paula Marantz Cohen on how reading Shakespeare can help revive Humanities values and ideas at a time when universities have turned to STEM and careerism in higher education. While exploring Shakespeare’s plays with her students, Cohen discovered that teaching and discussing his plays unlocked a surprising sense of compassion in the classroom. Shakespeare’s genius lay (more…)

Virtual Course | Writing Irish Women

Date / Time

  • April 27, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • May 25, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • June 22, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Registration Tuition for this course is $200. 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 who are 17 years of age or (more…)

Virtual Course | Shakespeare on Film with Gage Johnston

Date / Time

  • April 28, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • May 12, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • May 26, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Registration Tuition for this course is $200. 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 who are 17 years of age or (more…)

Virtual Course | Reading Ancient Greek Tragedy with Toby Zinman

Date / Time

  • April 29, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • May 13, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • May 27, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Registration Tuition for this course is $200. 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 who are 17 years of age or (more…)