Rosenbacchanal 2021: A Celebration to Support Bloomsday

We are thrilled to welcome you back to The Rosenbach as warmer, brighter days approach, and invite you to the return of an in-person Rosenbacchanal. This year, our guests will come together with a series of events and programs held in The Rosenbach Garden and museum to support Bloomsday 2021.

Siren’s Garden Party | Tuesday, June 1, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Tickets are currently sold out due to capacity. Tickets will be released as they become available. 

Guests are invited to The Rosenbach Garden for an evening of hors d’oeuvres, special cocktails, and a magical performance by critically-acclaimed double bassist Xavier Foley, a Laureate of Astral Artists. Tickets are included with all sponsorship levels, or may be purchased separately. Availability is limited.

Rosenbacchanal Young Friends Party | Tuesday, June 8, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

For the first time, guests are invited to a special event exclusively for rare book enthusiasts under the age of 40. The Young Friends of The Rosenbach will debut in a garden cocktail party, raffle, and special up-close viewing of the Ulysses manuscript. Interested in joining the Young Friends of The Rosenbach Committee to help develop events like this? Contact Bethany Chisholm at [email protected] PURCHASE TICKETS HERE.

Rosenbacchanal Dinner and World-Premiere of Bloomsday Documentary | Wednesday, June 16, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Tickets are currently sold out due to capacity. Tickets will be released as they become available. 

Celebrate Ulysses with a special Rosenbacchanal seated dinner and viewing of the world premiere of our original Bloomsday documentary. Tickets are included with all sponsorship levels, or may be purchased separately. Availability is limited.

Due to COVID-19 precautions, all in-person events are subject to the City of Philadelphia’s regulations.


Bid in the Rosenbacchanal Silent Auction

From exclusive wine tastings to Sundays with Frankenstein merch to private collection tours, there is something for every literature lover. All proceeds from the Rosenbacchanal silent auction support The Rosenbach, Bloomsday 2021, and free, virtual programming for thousands of Joyceans across the globe. Thank you for your support! 

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