Hands-on Tour: Shakespeare In Love

Date / Time

  • October 11, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Lovers abound in the works of Shakespeare. His characters struggle and play and persist, and sometimes die, in pursuit of love. In this brand new Hands-On Tour, we’ll explore his myriad visions of love in early editions of his poems and plays from our collection. Come love with Will.

Hands-on Tour: Herman Melville, American Voyager

Date / Time

  • October 18, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

With a warm heart for human nature and a cold eye for the human condition, Herman Melville was ahead of his time. Join us for an exploration of Melville’s significance to the 21st century, with a focus on themes like social justice, globalization, and more.

Hands-on Tour: Dracula

Date / Time

  • October 20, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Get up close and personal with Bram Stoker’s handwritten notes (character and chapter outlines, chronologies, and more!) for Dracula as Rosenbach staff explore what it takes to create an enduring monster.

Hands-on Tour: Mary Shelley

Date / Time

  • October 24, 2019
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The young widow who kept her husband’s heart in her desk, the author of the first post-apocalyptic novel and the immortal Frankenstein, Mary Shelley was so much more than a goth pin-up!

Hands-on Tour: Shakespeare In Love

Event Phone: (215) 732-1600

Date / Time

  • October 25, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Lovers abound in the works of Shakespeare. His characters struggle and play and persist, and sometimes die, in pursuit of love. In this brand new Hands-On Tour, we’ll explore his myriad visions of love in early editions of his poems and plays from our collection. Come love with Will.

Hands-on Tour: Dracula

Date / Time

  • October 27, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Get up close and personal with Bram Stoker’s handwritten notes (character and chapter outlines, chronologies, and more!) for Dracula as Rosenbach staff explore what it takes to create an enduring monster.

Hands-on Tour: Dracula

Date / Time

  • October 31, 2019
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Get up close and personal with Bram Stoker’s handwritten notes (character and chapter outlines, chronologies, and more!) for Dracula as Rosenbach staff explore what it takes to create an enduring monster.

Hands-on Tour: Queer Herman Melville

Date / Time

  • November 1, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In recent years, Melville has attracted new attention for his complex portrayals of interpersonal relationships. In this tour, we’ll dive into early editions of his work to explore their resonances with today’s politics of gender and sexuality.