Love’s Old Sweet Song: The Music of James Joyce | Virtual Behind the Bookcase Tour

Date / Time

  • June 24, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Readers of James Joyce know that music—including both traditional Celtic folksongs and the parlor music of the 1800s and early 1900s—occupies a prominent place in the fictional narratives the author creates. This special, musical Behind the Bookcase virtual tour will pair live Celtic harp performances of songs Joyce knew well with discussions of key Joyce (more…)

The Summer of Monsters | Virtual Behind the Bookcase Tour

Date / Time

  • June 29, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In June of 1816, Mary Godwin, Percy Shelley and Mary’s stepsister, Claire Clairmont joined Lord Byron and his doctor John Polidori at a rented villa on Lake Geneva in the Swiss Alps. Eighteen-year-old Mary had eloped with the already married poet Percy the year before, and Byron had fled England in disgrace. Cold, stormy weather (more…)

Fakes and Forgeries | Virtual Behind the Bookcase Tour

Date / Time

  • July 1, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In the world of antiquity and collecting, how do experts identify the subtle (or glaring!) difference between authenticity and forgery? In this virtual tour, we’ll explore this question with a wide range of objects in The Rosenbach’s collection. We’ll look at some of Shakespeare’s greatest works, a mug that once belonged to George Washington, a (more…)

Virtual Course | Frankenstein: Modern Science and Its Literary Lives

Date / Time

  • July 12, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • July 26, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • August 9, 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 | Anthony Powell’s A Dance to the Music of Time with Wesley Stace

Date / Time

  • July 20, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 10, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 14, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 12, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 9, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 14, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • January 11, 2022
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • February 8, 2022
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Registration Tuition for this course is $500 for the full course or $150 for each semester. 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 (more…)

Virtual Course | Gothic Awakenings with The Ghoul Guides

Date / Time

  • August 11, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • September 8, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • October 13, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • November 10, 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…)