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May 8, 2012

Rest In Peace, Maurice Sendak: The Acclaimed Author Of Where The Wild Things Are Dies At Age 83

Maurice Sendak, the literary wizard behind some of the world’s best-loved contemporary children’s books including Higglety, Pigglety, Pop!, Outside Over There and, most famously, Where The Wild Things Are, has passed away at the age of 83. Sendak has a special place in the heart of Philadelphia; the Rosenbach Museum & Library in Rittenhouse Square […]

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October 16, 2009

Now Playing: Where the Wild Things Are at the Franklin Institute IMAX, Wild Things Days at The Rosenbach

The release of the live-action film adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s acclaimed children’s classic, Where the Wild Things Are, is finally here. The movie, which opens today, is directed by Spike Jonze from a screenplay by Spike Jonze & Dave Eggers, based on, of course, Maurice Sendak’s Caldecott-winning picture book of the same name. The movie […]

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October 8, 2009

The Washington Post Agrees: New Sendak/Wild Things Exhibitions “Exceptional,” Rosenbach “Gemlike”

The Washington Post just published a piece yesterday about The Rosenbach Museum and the special exhibitions it is hosting to coincide with the release of the new Where the Wild Things Are movie. An excerpt from the article: For an even more exceptional experience, several days a week the Rosenbach offers “hands-on tours,” terrific chances […]

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October 6, 2009

Now Open: Two ‘Where The Wild Things Are’ Exhibitions at The Rosenbach

The opening of the new Where the Wild Things Are movie approaches — it’s now less than two weeks away. Coinciding with the release of the film, The Rosenbach Museum and Library currently has on view two new exhibitions related to Maurice Sendak’s beloved Where the Wild Things Are that you would be wise to […]

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September 23, 2009

New Where The Wild Things Are Hands-On Tour Today at The Rosenbach; Wild Things Clothing Line Debuts at Urban Outfitters

As part of the push to promote their vast Maurice Sendak collection to coincide with the release of the feature film version of Where the Wild Things Are, The Rosenbach Museum & Library is kicking off their new “Where the Wild Things Are” Hands-On Tour today at the museum. And by “hands-on,” they really mean […]

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September 14, 2009

Opening Wednesday: Too Many Thoughts to Chew: A Sendak Stew, a New Exhibition at the Rosenbach Museum

Too Many Thoughts to Chew: A Sendak Stew is a new exhibition examining the importance of food and eating in the works of Maurice Sendak. 40 original illustrations will be on display as part of the exhibition, including the drawing above. In this illustration, a final drawing for Where the Wild Things Are, Max smells […]

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August 21, 2009

The Rosenbach Ramps Up Programming to Coincide With Release Of ‘Where The Wild Things Are’ Movie This Fall

On October 16, Warner Bros. Pictures is releasing the live-action film adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s acclaimed children’s classic, Where the Wild Things Are. To coincide with the movie’s release, The Rosenbach Museum & Library has announced an impressive line-up of special programming that will show off their exhaustive collection of works by the author, Maurice […]

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August 1, 2009

New 'Where The Wild Things Are' Movie Featurette With Maurice Sendak Interview

You may or may not be aware that there’s a new movie coming out this fall based on Maurice Sendak’s beloved book, Where The Wild Things Are. Which is cool not only because the movie is supposed to be very good (trailer after the jump) but also because The Rosenbach Museum & Library on Delancey […]

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August 1, 2009

New ‘Where The Wild Things Are’ Movie Featurette With Maurice Sendak Interview

You may or may not be aware that there’s a new movie coming out this fall based on Maurice Sendak’s beloved book, Where The Wild Things Are. Which is cool not only because the movie is supposed to be very good (trailer after the jump) but also because The Rosenbach Museum & Library on Delancey […]

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