Lecture

August 24, 2021
The Rosenbach invites you to a conversation with photographer, book artist, and paper engineer based in Philadelphia, Colette Fu, who makes pop-up books from her photographs.
July 14, 2021
In the last decade of the 15th century, a middle-aged private tutor named Aldus Manutius made the stunning decision to leave the comfortable employ of a noble family and enter the cutthroat world o
July 14, 2021
In 1616, nearly 75 years after Nicholaus Copernicus’ theories on planetary motion first appeared in print, the Congregation of the Index of Prohibited Books ruled that copies of De Revolutionibus m
April 7, 2021
Sir Walter’s Scott’s library at Abbotsford was famously home to a literary treasure-trove, a cabinet of curiosities, but what is less well known is the extent to which it contains a fascinating his
April 21, 2020
Attend our 5th annual lecture celebrating book artists!
February 20, 2020
You can’t judge a book by its cover, unless the cover is 300 years old, worm-devoured, or from a remote archive in the Mediterranean Sea.
February 20, 2020
You can’t judge a book by its cover, unless the cover is 300 years old, worm-devoured, or from a remote archive in the Mediterranean Sea.
February 20, 2020
You can’t judge a book by its cover, unless the cover is 300 years old, worm-devoured, or from a remote archive in the Mediterranean Sea.
January 8, 2020
In this three-part lecture series, Collections Advisor Spencer W Stuart will introduce the range of life-cycles that a private collection can follow.
October 30, 2019
Books in Movies: Binding for Little Women